Section 4516.09 | Assumption of liability.
(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, a peer-to-peer car sharing program shall assume liability of a shared vehicle owner for any death, bodily injury, or property damage to a third party or an uninsured or underinsured motorist that is proximately caused by the operation of the shared vehicle during the car sharing period in an amount stated in the peer-to-peer car sharing program agreement. The amount shall be not less than that specified in division (A)(1) of section 4516.10 of the Revised Code.
(B) The assumption of liability under division (A) of this section does not apply if either of the following occurs:
(1) The shared vehicle owner makes an intentional or fraudulent material misrepresentation or omission to the program regarding the shared vehicle owner's motor-vehicle liability policy, other proof of financial responsibility, or the type or condition of the shared vehicle before the car sharing period in which the loss occurs;
(2) The shared vehicle owner and the shared vehicle driver conspire to have the shared vehicle driver fail to return the shared vehicle, in violation of the terms of the peer-to-peer car sharing agreement.
Available Versions of this Section
- January 15, 2020 – Enacted by House Bill 166, 133rd General Assembly [ View January 15, 2020 Version ]