TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY SERVICES ACT
49-3703. DEFinitions. As used in this chapter, the following terms have the meanings as stated:
(1) "Transportation network company" or "TNC" shall mean an entity operating in Idaho that meets the requirements of this chapter and uses a digital network or software application service to connect passengers to transportation network company services provided by transportation network company drivers. A TNC is not deemed to own, control, operate or manage the vehicles used by TNC drivers, and is not a taxicab association or a for-hire vehicle owner.
(2) "Transportation network company (TNC) driver" shall mean an individual who operates a motor vehicle that is:
(a) Owned, leased or otherwise authorized for use by the individual;
(b) Used by an individual who receives, in exchange for providing the passenger a ride, compensation that exceeds the individual’s cost to provide the ride;
(c) Not a taxicab or for-hire vehicle; and
(d) Used to provide transportation network company services.
(3) "Transportation network company (TNC) services" shall mean transportation of a passenger between points chosen by the passenger and prearranged with a TNC driver through the use of a TNC digital network or software application. TNC services shall begin when a TNC driver accepts a request for transportation received through the TNC’s digital network or software application service, continue while the TNC driver transports the passenger in the TNC driver’s vehicle, and end when the passenger exits the TNC driver’s vehicle. TNC service is not a taxicab, for-hire vehicle or street hail service.
(4) The definitions set forth in this section apply only to this chapter and not to the law of insurance contained in title 41, Idaho Code.
[49-3703, added 2015, ch. 267, sec. 1, p. 1076; am. 2015, ch. 316, sec. 2, p. 1235.]