DUTY OF CARE – DRIVER OF VEHICLE

The law states that every driver of a motor vehicle has a duty, before and at the time of any occurrence, to use ordinary care for the safety of the person and property of others. What that means is that every driver has the duty to be free from negligence.

This duty imposes a legal obligation upon every driver of a vehicle as far as how they should drive. When a driver does something to violate this legal duty, it is called “negligence”.

For example, drivers must not travel the wrong way down a one-way street. Also, they must keep a proper lookout for other vehicles on the roadway.

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