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Code of Virginia
Title 46.2. Motor Vehicles
Chapter 14. Ridesharing
6/6/2020

§ 46.2-1401. Motor carrier laws do not apply.

The following laws and regulations of the Commonwealth shall not apply to any ridesharing arrangement using a motor vehicle with a seating capacity for not more than fifteen persons, including the driver:

1. Laws and regulations containing insurance requirements that are specifically applicable to motor carriers or commercial vehicles;

2. Laws imposing a greater standard of care on motor carriers or commercial vehicles than that imposed on other drivers or owners of motor vehicles;

3. Laws and regulations with equipment requirements and special accident reporting requirements that are specifically applicable to motor carriers or commercial vehicles; and

4. Laws imposing a tax on fuel purchased in another state by a motor carrier or road user taxes on commercial buses.

1981, c. 218, § 46.1-557; 1989, c. 727; 2002, c. 337.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.