(a) A Uniform Traffic Citation issued under this Act to a motor vehicle rental or leasing company shall be dismissed with respect to the rental or leasing company if:
(1) the company responds to the Uniform Traffic
Citation by submitting, within 30 days of the mailing of the citation, an affidavit of non-liability stating that, at the time of the alleged speeding or other traffic violation, the vehicle was in the custody and control of a renter or lessee under the terms of a rental agreement or lease; and
(2) the company provides the driver's license number,
name, and address of the renter or lessee.
(b) A Uniform Traffic Citation dismissed with respect to a motor vehicle rental or leasing company in accordance with subsection (a) may then be issued and delivered by mail or other means to the renter or lessee identified in the affidavit of non-liability.
Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 625 ILCS 7/45
- Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
- Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC