§17-29-12.  Zero tolerance for drug or alcohol use.

(a) The transportation network company shall implement a zero tolerance policy regarding a transportation network company driver’s activities while accessing the transportation network company’s digital network. The zero tolerance policy shall address the use of drugs or alcohol while a  transportation network company driver is providing prearranged rides or is logged into the transportation network company’s  digital network but is not providing prearranged rides, and the transportation network company shall provide notice of this policy on its website, as well as procedures to report a complaint about a driver with whom a rider was matched and whom the rider reasonably suspects was under the influence of drugs or alcohol during the course of the trip.

(b) Upon receipt of such rider complaint alleging a violation of the zero tolerance policy, the transportation network company shall immediately suspend such transportation network company driver’s access to the transportation network company’s digital network and shall conduct an investigation into the reported incident. The suspension shall last the duration of the investigation.

(c) The transportation network company shall maintain records relevant to the enforcement of this requirement for a period of at least two years from the date that a rider complaint is received by the transportation network company.

Bills Affecting §17-29-12

2011 Regular Session: HB3183
2011 Regular Session: SB557
2012 Regular Session: HB3183
2015 Regular Session: HB2736
2015 Regular Session: HB2889
2015 Regular Session: HB2940
2015 Regular Session: SB385
2015 Regular Session: SB499
2016 Regular Session: HB2940
2016 Regular Session: HB4228
2016 Regular Session: HB4266
2016 Regular Session: HB4305
2016 Regular Session: SB45
2016 Regular Session: SB324
2016 Regular Session: SB430