2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 65 - Motor Carriers
Article 7 - Transportation Network Company Services
Section 65-7-10 - Automobile insurance provisions.

NM Stat § 65-7-10 (2016) What's This?

65-7-10. Automobile insurance provisions.

A. Insurers that write automobile insurance in New Mexico may exclude any part or all coverage of and the duty to defend and indemnify an owner or operator of a personal vehicle for any loss or injury that occurs while a driver is logged on to a digital network or while engaged in a prearranged ride. Such exclusions shall apply notwithstanding requirements of the Mandatory Financial Responsibility Act [66-5-201 through 66-5-239 NMSA 1978].

B. In a claims coverage investigation, a transportation network company and any insurer providing coverage for the transportation network company driver shall disclose the precise times that a transportation network company driver logged on and off of the transportation network company's digital network in the twelve-hour period immediately preceding an accident, and in the twelve-hour period immediately following the accident, and disclose all coverage, exclusions and policy limits provided for all insurance maintained under the Transportation Network Company Services Act.

C. If a transportation network company's insurer makes a payment for a claim covered under comprehensive coverage or collision coverage, and for property damage to a vehicle subject to a finance lien, the transportation network company shall cause its insurer to issue the payment directly to the business repairing the vehicle or jointly to the owner of the vehicle and any lienholder.

History: Laws 2016, ch. 80, 10.

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