If someone is driving an automobile other than its owner and the owner becomes a passenger, then the owner automatically gets Shotgun. When applied, this rule shows respect to the owner of the car SO’s relationship must be public to all other passengers in the vehicle to automatically receive this privilege. SO’s include but are not limited to driver’s Husband, Wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, or finance
3.4.1 Ex-SO’s are not to be considered SO’s and must follow all other rules for calling Shotgun.
3.4.2 A potential SO of the driver, who does not already have an SO in the vehicle, automatically gets Shotgun privileges. The potential of an new SO must be known to all other passengers in the vehicle prior to the vehicle ride. Friends should all be included in a driver’s plan to help the driver land a potential SO.