4519.45 Dealer to maintain vehicles.

(A) Any dealer who rents, leases, or otherwise furnishes a snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle, or all-purpose vehicle for hire shall maintain the vehicle in safe operating condition. No dealer, or agent or employee of a dealer, shall rent, lease, or otherwise furnish a snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle, or all-purpose vehicle for hire to any person who does not hold a license as required by division (A) of section 4519.44 of the Revised Code, or to any person whom the dealer or an agent or employee of the dealer has reasonable cause to believe is incompetent to operate the vehicle in a safe and lawful manner.

(B) Whoever violates this section shall be fined not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars.

Cite as R.C. § 4519.45

History. Effective Date: 01-01-2004