2011 Missouri Revised Statutes
Chapter 304 Traffic Regulations
Section 304.012. Motorists to exercise highest degree of care--violation, penalty.

MO Rev Stat § 304.012. What's This?

Motorists to exercise highest degree of care--violation, penalty.

304.012. 1. Every person operating a motor vehicle on the roads and highways of this state shall drive the vehicle in a careful and prudent manner and at a rate of speed so as not to endanger the property of another or the life or limb of any person and shall exercise the highest degree of care.

2. Any person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a class B misdemeanor, unless an accident is involved then it shall be a class A misdemeanor.

(L. 1996 H.B. 1047)

Effective 3-13-96

*No continuity with 304.012 as repealed by L. 1987 S.B. 83.

(2002) Riding lawn mower is considered a motor vehicle under section. Stonger ex rel. Stonger v. Riggs, 85 S.W.3d 703 (Mo.App.W.D.).

Annotation Copyright Missouri Joint Committee on Legislative Research

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Missouri may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.