The legislator has tied the responsibility: the one who manages the vehicle, the one who engages the driver and the one for whom the ride is required, the basis of the responsibility of the legal and responsible person with that person – the driver who physically carried out the operation of the use of vehicles in traffic. If you want to know more about us make sure to book your consultation and we will provide you will the legal help that you need and require.
Then why does the driver answer?
Because he agreed to use a defective, damaged, old or semi-defective vehicle to perform a job. Even if he did not know it, ignorance does not relieve him of responsibility because it is general safety of participants in the traffic, which means that he must inquire about what kind of vehicle he gets for use before going into traffic. Even in a situation where it does not be liable for a legal person’s omission regarding the storage, use and correctness of the vehicle, the driver always answers as a person who has managed the vehicle within the limits of the traffic regulations.
A legal person is responsible for taking care of who is engaged in the affairs of the driver, whether this person is inclined to alcohol, whether he has a proper driver’s license, whether he is inclined to commit a misdemeanor and whether he is punished, whether he uses the vehicle in working hours or outside working hours and under what conditions and whether there is a license to perform work or use of vehicles outside working hours, etc. All of this points to increased control and control of the driver before it goes into traffic, whether it will commit a misdemeanor or not, depends on many circumstances, including its ability and skills as a driver, work experience in various terrains. Legal person has special responsibility if he owns vehicles for performing activities in: construction, trade, tourism, public transport, etc. where the vehicles are in constant circulation.
Recall that the vehicle is a dangerous moveable matter that can inflict physical and minor bodily injury on individuals, including fatalities, and the vehicles themselves can suffer great material damage.
To conclude, in this type of liability, the owner of the vehicle is a legal person, the driver is the person who manages the vehicle of the legal entity and the responsible driver in direct traffic, and the responsible person in the legal entity is the person who issues the order that the vehicle and the driver go into traffic.