2021 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 56 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 1 - Driver's License
Section 56-1-110. Imputed liability of person signing application for damages caused by uninsured minor.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 56-1-110 (2021)

Any negligence or wilful misconduct of a minor when driving a motor vehicle upon a highway must be imputed to the person who has signed the application of such minor for a beginner's permit, instruction permit, or driver's license, which person is jointly and severally liable with such minor for any damage caused by such negligence or wilful misconduct, except that if such minor is protected by a policy of liability insurance in the form and in the amounts as required under Chapter 9 of this title and Sections 38-77-140 through 38-77-310, then such parent or guardian or other responsible adult is not subject to the liability otherwise imposed under this section.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 46-160; 1959 (51) 421; 1987 Act No. 155, Section 17.

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