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certificate of title
A certificate of title is a proof of ownership for a used car, boat, or ATV. To transfer the ownership to a third party you need to sign the sertificate of title for a vehicle and five it to a new owner. A certificate of title is a state-issued document that contains essential information about the vehicle such as model, type, year, and info about the … Full Definition »
Law topic: Traffic & Moving Violations << Legal issue: Criminal Defense
jaywalking
It is slang for crossing a street at a point other than an intersection or marked crosswalk, or crossing against a traffic signal indication. … Full Definition »
Law topic: Traffic & Moving Violations << Legal issue: Criminal Defense
under the influence
Driving under the Influence (DUI) refers to operating a motor vehicle while affected by alcohol, drugs, or both. This applies to both legal and illegal drugs, including prescription medication and over-the-counter drugs. The majority of states have strict laws punishing for driving under influence. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety … Full Definition »
Law topic: Traffic & Moving Violations << Legal issue: Criminal Defense
uninsured motorist clause
Uninsured Motorists Clause contained in your insurance policy protects you, your family members who live with you, and occupants of your car, in the event they are injured as the result of negligent actions by an uninsured vehicle or hit-and-run motorist. Basically, it says that your insurance will cover your costs associated with the accident caused by an … Full Definition »
Law topic: Traffic & Moving Violations << Legal issue: Criminal Defense
whiplash
Whiplash may be defined as stretching of the spine, mainly the ligament, and is classified as “soft tissue injury”. Whiplash is universally associated with motor vehicle accidents, usually when the vehicle has been hit in the rear; however, the injury can be sustained in many other ways, including falls from bicycles or horses. It stands out as one of … Full Definition »
Law topic: Traffic & Moving Violations << Legal issue: Criminal Defense
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certificate of title
A certificate of title is a proof of ownership for a used car, boat, or ATV. To transfer the ownership to a third party you need to sign the sertificate of title for a vehicle and five it to a new owner. A certificate of title is a state-issued document that contains essential information about the vehicle such as model, type, year, and info about the … Full Definition »
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