Ky. Rev. Stat. § 188.020

Current through 2022 Ky. Acts ch. 240
Section 188.020 - Nonresident owner or operator of motor vehicle makes Secretary of State process agent

Any nonresident operator or owner of any motor vehicle who accepts the privilege extended by the laws of this state to nonresidents to operate motor vehicles or have them operated within state shall, by such acceptance and by the operation of such motor vehicle within this state, make the Secretary of State the agent of himself or his personal representative for the service of process in any civil action instituted in the courts of this state against the operator or owner, or the personal representative of the operator or owner, arising out of or by reason of any accident or collision or damage occurring within this state in which the motor vehicle is involved.

KRS 188.020

Amended 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 1. -- Amended 1954 Ky. Acts ch. 22, sec. 1. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective 10/1/1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 12-1.