2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 65 - Motor Carriers
Article 7 - Transportation Network Company Services
Section 65-7-16 - Nondiscrimination; accessibility.
65-7-16. Nondiscrimination; accessibility.
A. A transportation network company shall adopt a written policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of destination, race, color, national origin, religious belief or affiliation, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity with respect to transportation network company drivers, riders and potential riders and shall notify transportation network company drivers of the policy.
B. Transportation network company drivers shall comply with all applicable laws regarding nondiscrimination against transportation network company drivers, riders or potential riders on the basis of destination, race, color, national origin, religious belief or affiliation, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity.
C. Transportation network company drivers shall comply with all applicable laws relating to accommodation of service animals.
D. A transportation network company shall not impose additional charges for providing services to persons with physical disabilities.
E. A transportation network company shall provide riders an opportunity to indicate whether they require a wheelchair-accessible vehicle. If a transportation network company cannot arrange a wheelchair-accessible prearranged ride in any instance, it shall direct the rider to an alternate provider of wheelchair-accessible service, if available.
History: Laws 2016, ch. 80, 16.
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