We generally have a good feelings toward the whole car sharing programs such as RelayRides and other similar programs. However, the one thing that prevents us from putting our own vehicles into the service is the murky legal situations the program poses. What happens if someone who borrows your car get into a fatal accident?

Well, wonder no more. A RelayRide customer has actually been involved in a fatal accident. Now the courts are slowly figuring the murky responsibilities for all involved. If the car owner end up holding the bag, you can kiss car sharing programs goodbye as owners move in mass to get out of the program. There is no resolution yet but We’re sure everyone is watching closely. You can read the full story below.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/14/your-money/relayrides-accident-raises-questions-on-liabilities-of-car-sharing.html