§12-3003. Defenses To Liability.


(1) It shall be a defense to a violation under this Chapter that the person receiving the notice of violation was not the owner of the vehicle at the time of the offense.

(2) It shall be a defense to a violation under this Chapter that the person named in the notice of the violation was not operating the vehicle at the time of the violation. The owner may be required to submit evidence that the owner was not the driver at the time of the alleged violation. The owner may not be required to disclose the identity of the operator of the vehicle at the time of the violation.

(3) It shall be a defense to a violation pursuant to this Chapter that the vehicle has been reported to any state or municipal police department as stolen prior to the time the violation occurred and had not been recovered prior to that time.

(4) No owner shall be found liable pursuant to this Chapter if he or she is convicted of a violation pursuant to the Motor Vehicle Code for the same violation.