2017 Alaska Statutes
Title 28. Motor Vehicles
Chapter 23. Transportation Network Companies and Drivers
Sec. 28.23.100. Transportation network company driver requirements.

Universal Citation: AK Stat § 28.23.100 (2017)

(a) Before a transportation network company allows an individual to accept trip requests through the transportation network company's digital network, the transportation network company, or a third party, shall

(1) require the individual to submit to the transportation network company an application that includes the individual's address, age, and driver's license number, the motor vehicle registration and automobile liability insurance information for the individual's personal vehicle, and other information required by the transportation network company;

(2) conduct a local and national criminal background check for each applicant that reviews

(A) a multi-state or multi-jurisdiction criminal records locator or a similar commercial nationwide database with validation; and

(B) the United States Department of Justice National Sex Offender Public Website; and

(3) obtain and review a driving history research report for the individual.

(b) A transportation network company may not allow a driver to accept trip requests through the transportation network company's digital network if the driver

(1) has, in the past three years,

(A) been convicted of or forfeited bail for a third or subsequent moving traffic violation;

(B) been convicted of

(i) driving while license canceled, suspended, revoked, or in violation of a limitation under AS 28.15.291;

(ii) failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer under AS 28.35.182;

(iii) reckless or negligent driving under AS 28.35.400 or 28.35.410; or

(iv) a law or ordinance of another jurisdiction having similar elements to an offense listed in (i) — (iii) of this subparagraph;

(2) has, in the past seven years, been convicted of

(A) any offense that is an unclassified, class A, or class B felony in this or another jurisdiction; or

(B) a felony or misdemeanor involving

(i) a crime under AS 28.33.030, AS 28.35.030, or 28.35.032;

(ii) a crime under AS 28.35.050 or 28.35.060;

(iii) a crime against a person under AS 11.41; or

(iv) a law or ordinance of another jurisdiction having similar elements to an offense listed in (i) — (iii) of this subparagraph;

(3) is listed on the United States Department of Justice National Sex Offender Public Website; or

(4) is under 21 years of age.

(c) A transportation network company driver may not

(1) provide a prearranged ride unless the transportation network company rider has been matched to the driver through the digital network of the transportation network company;

(2) solicit a ride or accept a street hail request for a ride; or

(3) solicit or accept cash payments for a fare from a rider.

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