Amendment of Municipal Code Concerning Establishment of Transportation Network Provider License, Chicago, Illinois, 2014

  • Date Enacted: Sep 1, 2014

Summary

Requires TNCs to provide 1 million of “primary noncontributory coverage The TNC has $1 million in liability coverage for itself, and $1 million for the drivers from acceptance to the end of the ride, then drops down to provide the minimum while logged in but not involved in a ride. By having two levels of coverage and stating that the TNC coverage “applies regardless of other insurance” could promote legal disputes and expenses that could be borne by all drivers. Passed 5/28/14; Effective 9/2/14.

Key Definitions: ""Transportation network provider" or "provider" means a person that offers or provides a transportation network service. "Transportation network service" or "service" means a prearranged transportation service offered or provided for compensation using an Internet-enabled application or digital platform to connect potential passengers with transportation network drivers. The term "transportation network service" does not include a "ridesharing arrangement" as that term is defined in section 2 of the Illinois Ridesharing Arrangements Act, codified at 625 ILCS 30/2." p.2
Citation: SO2014-1367

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