hit and run statute

Definition of "hit and run statute"
  1. A law imposing a duty on drivers involved in an accident to remain at the scene and exchange pertinent information or report the incident to authorities
How to use "hit and run statute" in a sentence
  1. Under the hit and run statute, the driver was legally obligated to stay at the scene of the accident.
  2. Violating the hit and run statute can lead to severe legal consequences.
  3. The hit and run statute aims to promote accountability among motorists involved in accidents.

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