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39:4-97 Careless driving

Note: Violations of this statute resulting from an accident involving personal injury are court appearance required.

Full Statute Text:

A person who drives a vehicle carelessly, or without due caution and circumspection, in a manner so as to endanger, or be likely to endanger, a person or property, shall be guilty of careless driving.

Amended 1951,c.23,s.54; 1955,c.220,s.2; 1995,c.70,s.3.