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  303.070.  Operator not subject to security and suspension provisions, when. — The requirements as to security and suspension in section 303.030 shall not apply:

  (1)  To the operator or the owner of a motor vehicle involved in an accident wherein no injury or damage was caused to the person or property of anyone other than such operator or owner;

  (2)  To the owner of a motor vehicle if at the time of the accident the vehicle was being operated without his permission, express or implied, or was parked by a person who had been operating such motor vehicle without such permission; nor

  (3)  If, prior to the date that the director would otherwise suspend the license and registration or nonresident's operating privilege under section 303.030, there shall be filed with the director evidence satisfactory to him that the person who would otherwise be required to file security has been released from liability or been finally adjudicated not to be liable or has executed a duly acknowledged written agreement providing for the payment of an agreed amount in installments, with respect to all claims for injuries or damages resulting from the accident.


(L. 1953 p. 569 § 303.060, A.L. 1976 H.B. 1392)

(1963) Plaintiff in this action was driving a state-owned car and had no liability insurance coverage. In order to avoid loss of his operator's license under this section he obtained a release on the form provided by the department of revenue from defendants in this action. Held that under certain circumstances a person obtaining a release from the other party is estopped to assert a cause of action against that party. Eberting v. Skinner (A.), 364 S.W.2d 829.

(1963) Release estopped from suing releasor for damages arising out of motor vehicle collision. Farmer v. Arnold (Mo.), 371 S.W.2d 265.

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