(625 ILCS 57/5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2023)
"Transportation network company" or "TNC" means an entity operating in this State that uses a digital network or software application service to connect passengers to transportation network company services provided by transportation network company drivers. A TNC is not deemed to own, control, operate, or manage the vehicles used by TNC drivers, and is not a taxicab association or a for-hire vehicle owner.
"Transportation network company driver" or "TNC driver" means an individual who operates a motor vehicle that is:
(1) owned, leased, or otherwise authorized for use by
"Transportation network company services" or "TNC services" means transportation of a passenger between points chosen by the passenger and prearranged with a TNC driver through the use of a TNC digital network or software application. TNC services shall begin when a TNC driver accepts a request for transportation received through the TNC's digital network or software application service, continue while the TNC driver transports the passenger in the TNC driver's vehicle, and end when the passenger exits the TNC driver's vehicle. TNC service is not a taxicab, for-hire vehicle, or street hail service.
(Source: Reenacted by P.A. 101-660, eff. 4-2-21