Originally Posted by InvisibleSoul
For the sake of argument, what if someone stole a motorcycle and proceeded to ride like that. If they can't prove who was riding it, is the owner responsible for the penalties?
Negilence on the owner's part.
Unless reported stolen, if your friend borrows your car and kills someone, your friend would be held liable. If your friend somehow cannot be held liable (e.g. fled the country), the owner would be held liable because your friend has consent of the owner, you.