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No driver of a taxicab, while carrying passengers, shall display the flag or device attached to such taximeter in a position which might cause such taximeter to record when such vehicle is not actually employed, and such driver shall throw such flag or other device on such taximeter into a nonrecording position at the termination of each and every service; provided that, unless the City Manager has permitted the operation of the taxicab unequipped with a taximeter, as set forth in Section 5.75.370, no taxicab shall carry passengers within the City, regardless of its destination, without such taximeter in operation.