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Emergency Fuel Surcharge Statutory/Regulatory Provisions

 

Emergency Fuel Surcharge - January 2018

The average price of fuel for the month of December as determined in accordance with Division rules, was $2.553/gallon. Accordingly, the following fuel surcharges are approved for the month of January:

Taxi: (when authorized by tariff)

A surcharge of $0.50 per metered fare up to, and including $10.00, and $1.00 for metered fares above $10.00 is in effect.

Towing:

Those towers operating under the tariff originally filed in 1998 ($66 per tow) are authorized to collect a surcharge of $1.50 per non-consensual tow.

Those towers operating under the August 2005 ($80 per tow) tariff agreement are not authorized to collect a non-consensual tow fuel surcharge.

Ferries:

A fuel cost threshold of $1.20 per gallon has been met. Accordingly, ferry companies are eligible to apply for an appropriate surcharge based on the ridership and fuel data required by Report and Order 16701.

 


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