2021 Wyoming Statutes
Title 31 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 20 - Transportation Network Companies
Section 31-20-101 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 31-20-101 (2021)

31-20-101. Definitions.

(a) As used in this chapter:

(i) "Digital network" means any online enabled application, software, website or system offered or utilized by a transportation network company that enables the prearrangement of rides with a driver;

(ii) "Driver" means an individual operator of a transportation network company vehicle who:

(A) Receives connection to potential riders and related services from a transportation network company in exchange for payment of a fee to the transportation network company; and

(B) Uses a transportation network company vehicle to offer or provide a prearranged ride to riders upon connection through a digital network controlled by a transportation network company in exchange for compensation.

(iii) "Prearranged ride" means the provision of transportation by a driver to a rider:

(A) Beginning when a driver accepts a rider's request for a ride through a digital network controlled by a transportation network company;

(B) Continuing while the driver transports the requesting rider; and

(C) Ending when the rider exits the transportation network company vehicle.

(iv) "Rider" means a natural person who uses a transportation network company's digital network to connect with a driver who provides prearranged rides in a transportation network company vehicle between locations chosen by the natural person;

(v) "Transportation network company" means a corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship or other entity which operates pursuant to this chapter and uses a digital network to connect transportation network company riders to transportation network company drivers who provide prearranged rides. A transportation network company shall not be deemed to control, direct or manage the personal vehicles or transportation network company drivers that connect to its digital network, except where agreed to by written contract;

(vi) "Transportation network company vehicle" means a vehicle that is:

(A) Used by a driver to provide a prearranged ride; and

(B) Owned, leased or otherwise authorized for use by the driver.

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