Taxi

First issue 1953?
used passenger plate colors through 1975
marked "TAXI" vertically 1953-1985; "TX" prefix 1986-present
letter in plate number 1953-1971 referred to the weight class of the taxi. See Weight Codes
by default, Taxi are 'for hire' vehicles. Marked "Common Carrier" with SC abbreviation 1953-1964
issued in pairs 1953-1974

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1953
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
black/yellow


1954 (pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/black


1955
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
black/white


1956
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
black/yellow


1957
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/blue


1958
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
blue/white


1959
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/blue


1960
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
blue/white
* see 1960 ERROR variation at bottom of page

1961
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
red/white


1962
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/red


1963
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/green


1964
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/black


1965 (pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
black/white


1966
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/blue


1967
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
blue/white


1968
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/black


1969
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/blue


1970
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/green


1971
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left; letter is weight code
white/brown


1972
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left
white/black


1973
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left
white/blue


1974
(pair)
'TAXI' vertical left
white/green


1975
(single)
'TAXI' vertical left
white/maroon


1976 (single)
'TAXI' vertical left
blue/white


1977
(single)
'TAXI' vertical left
red/white


1978
(single)
'TAXI' vertical left
green/white


1979
(single)
'TAXI' vertical left
black/white


1980
(single)
'TAXI' vertical left
blue/white


1981 (single)
'TAXI' vertical left
red/white


1982
(single)
'TAXI' vertical left; "EXP. NOV. 30TH 82" top
green/white


1983
(single)
'TAXI' vertical left; "EXP. NOV. 30TH 83" bottom
black/white


1984 (single)
'TAXI' vertical left; "EXP. NOV. 30 84" top
blue/white


1985
(single)
'TAXI' vertical left; "EXP. NOV. 30 85" bottom
red/white


1986 (single)

green/white


1987 (single)

black/white


1988
(single)
"TX" prefix; "EXP TAXI 11/30" bottom
blue/white


1989-1990
(single)
"TX" prefix, "TAXI" bottom; stickered, blue "89" sticker, 90 passenger sticker
red/white
* see 1989 variation at bottom of page

1991-present

"TX" prefix; stickered "91" non-pass sticker, pasenger stickers
black/white, no border



ERRORS

1960. This one included an extra dash, leaving no room for "SC"






1989. Someone forgot the "TX" prefix