PART V. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
A. This Chapter shall not apply with respect to any motor vehicle owned by the United States, this state or any political subdivision of this state, or any municipality therein, a bona fide organized public volunteer fire department which owns and operates those specially equipped motor vehicles for fire fighting purposes, nor, except for R.S. 32:871 and 905, with respect to any motor vehicle which is subject to the jurisdiction of the Louisiana Public Service Commission, or to any motor vehicle subject to registration under the single state registration for motor carriers authorized by 49 U.S.C. 11506, or as otherwise permitted by federal law, or to carriers of persons operating over specified routes with fixed termini and predominantly under franchises or indeterminate permits granted by an incorporated municipality and who are subject to the regulatory jurisdiction of such municipality.
B. Any person, firm, association, or corporation licensed and engaged in the business of renting or leasing motor vehicles to be operated on the public highways shall only be required to furnish proof of financial ability to satisfy any judgment or judgments rendered against said person, firm, association, or corporation in his or its capacity as owner of the said motor vehicles, and shall not be required to furnish proof of its financial ability to satisfy any judgment or judgments rendered against the person to whom the motor vehicle was rented or leased at the time of the accident.
Acts 1952, No. 52, §33; Acts 1990, No. 862, §1; Acts 1995, No. 301, §1, eff. June 15, 1995.