2305.32 Sponsoring employer in ridesharing arrangements not liable.

(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Ridesharing arrangement" means the transportation of persons in a motor vehicle where such transportation is incidental to another purpose of a volunteer driver and includes ridesharing arrangements known as carpools, vanpools, and buspools.

(2) "Employer" has the same meaning as in section 4123.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) An employer shall not be liable for injuries to passengers and other persons resulting from the operation or use of a motor vehicle, not owned, leased, or contracted for by the employer, in a ridesharing arrangement.

(C) An employer shall not be liable for injuries to passengers and other persons because the employer provides information, incentives, or otherwise encourages his employees to participate in ridesharing arrangements.

Effective Date: 07-01-1982