Texas Occupations Code

Sec. § 2402.114
Drivers As Independent Contractors

A driver who is authorized to log in to a transportation network company’s digital network is considered an independent contractor for all purposes, and not an employee of the company in any manner, if:


the company does not:


prescribe the specific hours during which the driver is required to be logged in to the company’s digital network;


impose restrictions on the driver’s ability to use other transportation network companies’ digital networks;


limit the territory within which the driver may provide digitally prearranged rides; or


restrict the driver from engaging in another occupation or business; and


the company and the driver agree in writing that the driver is an independent contractor.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 231 (H.B. 100), Sec. 1, eff. May 29, 2017.

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