MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT – WHAT IS NEGLIGENCE?

The law states that every driver a motor vehicle has a duty to not be negligent while operating a motor vehicle.

Negligence is the failure to do something which a reasonable careful person would do, or the doing of something which a reasonably careful person would not do under circumstances similar to those existing in the crash in which you were involved. For instance, running a red light is, in almost all instances, negligence.

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