2020 Indiana Code
Title 9. Motor Vehicles
Article 30. General Penalty Provisions
Chapter 11. Parking Tickets
9-30-11-8. Defenses; Proof; Airport Police
Sec. 8. (a) This section does not apply in a proceeding concerning a standing or parking citation issued by a police authority operating under the jurisdiction of an airport authority.
(b) It is a defense in a proceeding to enforce an ordinance or a statute defining an infraction concerning the standing or parking of vehicles if the owner:
(1) proves that at the time of the alleged violation the owner was engaged in the business of renting or leasing vehicles under written agreements;
(2) proves that at the time of the alleged violation the vehicle was in the care, custody, or control of a person (other than the owner or an employee of the owner) under a written agreement for the rental or lease of the vehicle for a period of not more than sixty (60) days; and
(3) provides to the traffic violations bureau or court that has jurisdiction the name and address of the person who was renting or leasing the vehicle at the time of the alleged violation.
(c) The owner of a vehicle may establish proof under subsection (b)(2) by submitting, within thirty (30) days after the owner receives notice by mail of:
(1) the parking ticket; or
(2) the infraction violation;
a copy of the rental or lease agreement to the traffic violations bureau or court that has jurisdiction.
[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-28.1.]
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.18. Amended by P.L.1-2006, SEC.169.