Q: Can a minor give consent to another person to drive a car that she insured under but does not own? In CA.
My daughter did not stop an unlicensed driver from driving her car and he was involved in a accident. She was not in the car.
A: Yes, she can. She doesn't have legal authority to enter binding legal contracts, but she can authorize use of a car that you delegated to her. Otherwise, the person who was driving would be guilty of theft, and could be prosecuted, convicted and sentenced to prison. That doesn't sound right, does it?
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