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b. Permitting a vehicle to be driven by an unlicensed person

Obviously, no person may drive a motor vehicle on a road without holding the relevant driving licence.  But it is also a criminal offence to allow someone without the right licence to drive. Under section 42(3) of the Road Traffic Ordinance (Cap.374 of the Laws of Hong Kong), “no person shall suffer or permit a motor vehicle to be driven by a person who is not the holder of a driving licence of the class to which such vehicle belongs”. Therefore, before you lend your car to a friend, make sure this friend has the right licence.

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