(a) Insurance satisfying the requirements of this subchapter satisfies the financial responsibility requirement for an automobile under Chapter 601, Transportation Code.
(b) A transportation network company driver shall carry proof of insurance that satisfies Sections 1954.052 and 1954.053 with the driver when the driver uses a vehicle in connection with a transportation network company’s digital network. In the event of a collision, a driver shall provide the proof of insurance to a directly interested person, automobile insurer, and investigating peace officer on request under § 601.053, Transportation Code. On request, a driver shall also disclose to a directly interested person, automobile insurer, and investigating peace officer whether, at the time of the collision, the driver was:
(1) logged on to the company’s digital network; or
(2) engaged in a prearranged ride.
Terms Used In Texas Insurance Code 1954.056
- Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005