(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), an employer is not liable for injuries or
damages sustained by operators, passengers, or other persons:
(a) that result from operation of a motor vehicle that is being used in a voluntary
ridesharing arrangement between a place of residence and a place of employment or
near those places; or
(b) because the employer provides information to, provides incentives to, or otherwise
encourages employees to participate in voluntary ridesharing arrangements.
(2) This section does not apply to:
(a) motor vehicles owned, leased, or otherwise provided by an employer;
(b) an employer that reimburses an employee for mileage or travel expenses, other
than parking, for participation in a ridesharing arrangement;
(c) an employer that makes employee participation in ridesharing programs a requirement
(d) acts by an employee within the scope of employment; or
(e) voluntary ridesharing arrangements subsidized by an employer.
(3) For purposes of this section:
(a) “employment” commences when an employee arrives at the employer's place of employment
to report for work and terminates when the employee leaves the employer's place of
(b) “within the scope of employment” means activity when the employee is engaged in
the performance of duties assigned or directed by the employer or is acting in the
furtherance of the business of the employer.
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