2017 Maryland Code
Labor and Employment
Title 9 - Workers' Compensation
Subtitle 2 - Covered Employees and Employers
§ 9-230. Vanpool operator or passenger

  • (a) Definitions. --
    • (1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.
    • (2) "Ridesharing" has the meaning stated in § 11-150.1 of the Transportation Article.
    • (3) "Vanpool operation" has the meaning stated in § 11-175.1(a) of the Transportation Article.
  • (b) Scope of section. -- This section applies only with respect to a vanpool operation in which the vehicle:
    • (1) is leased, operated, or owned by an employer for ridesharing;
    • (2) operates between the residence and place of employment of the passengers; and
    • (3) is insured in accordance with § 13-422 of the Transportation Article.
  • (c) Operator. -- An individual is a covered employee while operating a vehicle in a vanpool operation as part of the duties of the individual for the employer.
  • (d) Passenger. -- A passenger in a vanpool operation is not a covered employee.
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