67-10-904. Responsibilities and obligations of municipality. (1) A municipality may apply to the department for a grant to provide courtesy car services at a qualified airport. The municipality may procure a sponsor and assign the sponsor to a qualified airport to manage the municipality's courtesy car program. A sponsor may be a fixed base operator, an airport manager, or other responsible party. The municipality shall ensure that the local sponsor is familiar with and complies with all conditions of the courtesy car program.
(2) A municipality may not provide a courtesy car for use by local residents or airport personnel.
(3) A courtesy car may be used only between the airport and the local trading or recreation area. Travel in a courtesy car across the state line or beyond the local trading or recreation area is prohibited.
(4) (a) The municipality shall procure liability insurance to protect itself and the department from risk of loss. Liability insurance limits must be a minimum of $750,000 for each claim and $1.5 million for each occurrence, as provided in 2-9-108. The department must be named as an additional insured.
(b) Claims and actions against the sponsor are subject to and are governed by Title 2, chapter 9, part 3.
(5) A courtesy car may not be used unless the municipality or the sponsor has obtained certification that the user has personal motor vehicle liability insurance coverage as required in 61-6-301.
History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 452, L. 2001.