Article 640. Liability for damage caused by a vehicle.
Responsibility for damage caused to third parties by a rented vehicle, its mechanisms, devices, equipment, is borne by the lessor in accordance with the rules provided for by Chapter 59 of this Code. He has the right to submit to the lessee a regressive claim for reimbursement of amounts paid to third parties, if he proves that the damage was caused by the lessee’s fault.
References to other articles of chapter 34. Rent: