Atlanta Checker Cab was founded in 1947 by Richard F. Hewatt, Sr. with the most modest beginnings: one cab. Over the next 60 years under the leadership of three generations, Richard F. Hewatt, Sr., R.F. Hewatt, Jr. and Richard C. Hewatt, the company has grown to a state-of-the-art, 140+ vehicle transportation company, serving more than 3,000 passengers per day, throughout metro Atlanta. Along the way Atlanta Checker Cab made a point of being first.
- First in Atlanta to utilize two-way communications
- First to implement computer dispatch
- First to employ alternative fueled powered cabs in the interest of the environment
Beyond passenger transport, Atlanta Checker Cab service also includes rush package delivery, corporate accounts, and the convenience of accepting major credit cards.