308-330-740 - Presumption in reference to illegal parking

308-330-740. Presumption in reference to illegal parking

(1) In any prosecution charging a violation of any law or regulation governing the stopping, standing, or parking of a vehicle, proof that the particular vehicle described in the complaint was stopping, standing, or parking in violation of any such law or regulation, together with proof that the defendant named in the complaint was at the time of such violation, the registered owner of such vehicle, shall constitute in evidence a prima facie presumption that the registered owner of such vehicle was the person who parked or placed such vehicle at the point where, and for the time during which, such violation occurred.

(2) The foregoing stated presumption shall apply only when the procedure as prescribed in WAC 308-330-720 and 308-330-730 has been followed.

Statutory Authority: RCW 46.90.010. 94-01-082, ยง 308-330-740, filed 12/13/93, effective 7/1/94.

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