New law allows assigning fine usual driver of the vehicle

A lei facilita a responsabilização do motorista e não do proprietário do automóvel.
25/10/2017 14h35 - Updated 26/10/2017 16h20
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The vehicle owner may indicate the name of the usual driver, which will be responsible for the traffic violations that commit. It is what provides the Law 13.495/17, sanctioned yesterday and published on Wednesday (25) in the Official Gazette. The standard is effective from now 90 days.

The new law comes from the Bill 6376/09, passed the House this August.

After accepting appointment, usual driver will have your name written in their own field of vehicle registration in the National Registry of Motor Vehicles (Renavam) and assume the presumption of responsibility for traffic violations committed with the vehicle.

Today, penalties, as fine and points on the wallet, They are on behalf of the owner of the vehicle, unless it indicates, within the time limit, the identity of the driver who committed the offense.

If the car is sold, the main driver will have your name automatically disconnected Renavam.

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