Section: Provisions of "Pinelands Protection Act" not modified
7. a. The authority may, in accordance with the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), adopt toll collection monitoring system regulations. The regulations shall include a procedure for processing toll violations and for the treatment of inadvertent violations. A person who violates the regulations shall be liable to a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $500 to be established by the authority. The penalty shall be enforced pursuant to the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.).
b. Except as provided in subsection b. of section 8 of P.L.1997, c.59 (C.27:23-34.3), an owner of a vehicle shall be jointly and severally liable for the failure of an operator of the vehicle to comply with the toll collection monitoring system regulations. The owner of a vehicle shall be liable if such vehicle was used or operated by the operator with the express or implied permission of the owner when the violation of the toll collection monitoring system regulations was committed, and the evidence of the violation is obtained by a toll collection monitoring system. An owner of a vehicle shall not be liable if the operator of the vehicle has been identified and charged with a violation of section 10 of P.L.1951, c.264 (C.27:23-34) for the same incident.
c. A toll collection monitoring system acquired or operated by, or under contract to, the authority shall be so designed that it does not produce one or more photographs, microphotographs, a videotape or other recorded image or images of the face of the operator or any passenger in a motor vehicle.
L.1997,c.59,s.7; amended 2003,c.79,s.37.
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