4511.092 Procedure where motor vehicle lessor receives ticket for lessee violation.

(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Motor vehicle leasing dealer" has the same meaning as in section 4517.01 of the Revised Code.

(2) "Motor vehicle renting dealer" has the same meaning as in section 4549.65 of the Revised Code.

(3) "Ticket" means any traffic ticket, citation, summons, or other notice of liability issued in response to an alleged traffic law violation detected by a traffic law photo-monitoring device.

(4) "Traffic law photo-monitoring device" means an electronic system consisting of a photographic, video, or electronic camera and a means of sensing the presence of a motor vehicle that automatically produces photographs, videotape, or digital images of the vehicle or its license plate.

(B) A motor vehicle leasing dealer or motor vehicle renting dealer who receives a ticket for an alleged traffic law violation detected by a traffic law photo-monitoring device is not liable for a ticket issued for a vehicle that was in the care, custody, or control of a lessee or renter at the time of the alleged violation. A dealer who receives a ticket for such a violation shall notify whoever issued the ticket of the vehicle lessee's or renter's name and address. In no case shall the dealer pay such a ticket and then attempt to collect a fee or assess the lessee or renter a charge for any payment of such a ticket made on behalf of the lessee or renter.

Cite as R.C. § 4511.092

History. Effective Date: 2007 HB67 07-03-2007