2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 65 - Motor Carriers
Article 7 - Transportation Network Company Services
Section 65-7-11 - Zero tolerance for drug or alcohol use.

NM Stat § 65-7-11 (2016) What's This?

65-7-11. Zero tolerance for drug or alcohol use.

A. A transportation network company shall implement and enforce a zero-tolerance policy regarding drug and alcohol use by transportation network company drivers. The zero-tolerance policy shall prohibit any use or impairment due to intoxicating drugs or liquor while a transportation network company driver is providing prearranged rides or is logged on to the transportation network company's digital network.

B. A transportation network company shall publish on its website notice of its zero-tolerance policy, as well as procedures for a rider to report a complaint about a driver suspected to have been under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol during a prearranged ride.

C. A transportation network company shall immediately conduct an investigation into every reported complaint of violation of its zero-tolerance policy, and the policy shall include procedures for suspension or termination of transportation network company drivers.

D. A transportation network company shall maintain records relevant to the enforcement of the requirements of this section for a period of at least four years from the date that a rider complaint is received by the transportation network company.

History: Laws 2016, ch. 80, 11.

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