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“Lessee” means any person, corporation, firm, partnership, agency, association or organization that rents, leases or contracts for the use of one or more vehicles and has exclusive use thereof for any period of time.
“Lessor” means any person, corporation, firm, partnership, agency, association or organization engaged in the business of renting or leasing vehicles to any lessee under a rental agreement, lease or other agreement which provides that the lessee has exclusive use of the vehicle for any period of time.
“Operator” means any person, corporation, firm, partnership, agency, association, organization or lessee that uses or operates a vehicle with or without the permission of the owner, and an owner who operates the owner's vehicle.
“Owner” means any person, corporation, partnership, firm, agency, association, lessor or organization which, at the time a vehicle is operated in violation of the toll collection regulations of the Port Authority: is the beneficial or equitable owner of the vehicle; or has title to the vehicle; or is the registrant or co-registrant of the vehicle registered with the Division of Motor Vehicles in the Department of Transportation of this State or registered with any other state, territory, district, province, nation or other jurisdiction; or uses the vehicle in its vehicle renting or leasing business; and includes a person entitled to the use and possession of a vehicle subject to a security interest in another person.
“Photo-monitoring system” means a vehicle sensor installed to work in conjunction with a toll collection facility which automatically produces one or more photographs, one or more microphotographs, a videotape or other recorded images of each vehicle at the time the vehicle is used or operated in violation of the toll collection regulations of the Port Authority.
“Port Authority” means the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
“Toll collection regulations” means the traffic regulations for interstate vehicular crossings operated by the Port Authority as set forth in P.L.1950, c. 192 (C. 32:1-154.1 et seq.) and in chapter 774 of the laws of New York of 1950, and specifically that section of the laws which prohibits traffic in or upon vehicular crossings operated by the Port Authority except upon the payment of such tolls and other charges as may from time to time be prescribed by the Port Authority and which further makes it unlawful for any person to refuse to pay, or to evade, or to attempt to evade the payment of such tolls or other charges.
“Vehicle” means every device in, upon, or by which a person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, except devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 32. Interstate and Port Authorities and Commissions 32 § 1-154.2b - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-32-interstate-and-port-authorities-and-commissions/nj-st-sect-32-1-154-2b/
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