Fifty-fifth Legislature

Second Regular Session


HB 2273: transportation network company vehicles; inspections

Sponsor: Representative Weninger, LD 17

Committee on Commerce


Amends the Transportation Network Company (TNC) driver and vehicle requirements for accepting trip requests.


Title 28, Chapter 30, Article 3, A.R.S. governs TNCs. A TNC is an entity that uses a digital network or software application to connect passengers to transportation network services provided by a TNC driver. Current statute outlines responsibilities that a TNC must undertake prior to permitting a TNC driver to accept trip requests, which includes:

1)   requiring the person to submit an application;

2)   conducting a local and national criminal background check for the applicant;

3)   obtaining and reviewing the applicant's driving history report; and

4)   requiring TNC vehicles used by TNC drivers to meet state vehicle safety and emissions standard for private vehicles and have at a minimum an annual brake and tire inspection

(A.R.S. § 28-9555).


1.   ☐ Prop 105 (45 votes)	     ☐ Prop 108 (40 votes)      ☐ Emergency (40 votes)	☐ Fiscal NoteModifies TNC driver requirements, by requiring:

a)   for vehicles 10 years old or less, the TNC driver to submit an attestation that the TNC vehicle meets the state vehicle safety and emissions standards; or

b)   for vehicles older than 10 years, the TNC vehicle to have an annual brake and tire inspection by a qualified third party. (Sec. 1)

2.   Maintains, for all TNC vehicles, the requirement that TNC vehicles must meet state safety vehicle and emissions standards. (Sec. 1)

3.   Makes clarifying and technical changes. (Sec. 1)



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