The Law of Automobiles

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M. Bender & Company, 1922 - Automobiles - 1348 pages
 

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Contents

Traction engine as automobile
11
Bicycle as a vehicle
12
Motorcycle as a carriage
13
Automobilist
14
Riding and driving
15
Automobile parts and accessories
16
Highways
17
Roads
19
Intersecting streets
21
CHAPTER II
22
Development of motor carriage
23
Law keeps up with improvement and progress
24
Highways open to new uses
25
Tendencies in judicial decisions
26
CHAPTER III
28
Not dangerous per
33
Adverse judicial statements
38
Status of automoblist
39
Motive power as affecting status
40
Comparison of automobiles and horsedrawn vehicles 42 Advantages over animaldrawn vehicles 43 Tendency to frighten horses 44 Automobiles as c...
41
CHAPTER IV
44
Right of automobilist to use highways
48
Equal rights of automobilists and other travelers
49
No superior rights for automobilists
50
Ferries and vessels
51
Toll roads
52
Exclusion of nonresidents
53
Automobile racing
54
Setting aside highways for speed contests 44 45 48 50 52
55
57
57
CHAPTER V
60
Due process of
61
Discrimination between motorists and other persons
62
Discrimination between owners of different machines
63
tween different motor vehicles 64 Discrimination between owners of different machines residents 65 Discrimination between different machines
68
Certainty of enactment
69
Repeal of statutes
70
Construction of regulations
71
ix
73
Municipal power in general power delegated from state
74
Municipal power in general abrogation of municipal powers
76
Municipal power in general Park Commissioners
78
Regulations must not conflict with Constitution in general
79
Regulations must not conflict with Constitution discrimina tion between motorists and other travelers
80
Regulations must not conflict with State law
81
Regulations must be reasonable
84
Manner of enactment
86
Application of regulation beyond municipal limits
87
Punishment for violation of ordinance
88
CHAPTER VII
90
Interstate motoring
91
The right of transit
95
Citizens right of transit
96
Limitation on license fees
97
LICENSING AND REGISTRATION
101
Scope of chapter
102
Nature of license fee
104
Purpose of registration
105
General power to require registration and licensing
107
Power of municipal corporations in general
109
Power of municipal corporations licensing power annulled by State
110
Power of municipal corporations abrogation of municipal powers by subsequent general statute
111
Power of municipal corporations territorial application of ordinance
113
Constitutionality of regulations in general
114
Constitutionality of regulations title
115
Constitutionality of regulations interference with inter state commerce
116
Constitutionality of regulations prohibition of use of high ways until registration
117
Constitutionality of regulations license fees beyond cost of registration
118
Constitutionality of regulations double taxation
121
Constitutionality of regulations exemption from other taxation
122
Constitutionality of regulations taxation not based on value of property
123
Discrimination in general
124
Discrimination different sizes of machines
125
Discrimination vehicles used for different purposes
126
Discrimination dealers in different class
127
Discrimination nonresidents
128
Discrimination nonresident exemption based on reciprocity
129
Registration by particular classes of owners corporations and partnerships
131
Registration by particular classes of owners dealers
132
Registration by particular classes of owners by purchaser of machine
134
Registration by particular classes of owners issuance of blank licenses to automobile organization
135
Vehicles to which regulations are applicable
136
Display of number plate
137
Effect of nonregistration in actions for injuries Massa chusetts rule
139
Effect of nonregistration in actions for injuries general rule
143
Effect of nonregistration in actions for injuries burden of proof
146
Certificate as evidence of ownership
147
CHAPTER IX
149
Scope of chapter
150
Status of carriages for hire jitney
152
Status of carriages for hire sightseeing automobile
154
Governmental regulation of carriage for hire greater power than over other classes of vehicles
157
Governmental regulation of carriage for hire discrimination
158
Powers of municipalities in general
163
Powers of municipalities abrogation of municipal powers
165
Powers of municipalities reasonableness of municipal regu lation
166
Powers of municipalities enactment of ordinance
167
State regulatory commissions
168
Licenses in general
170
Lcenses application to vehicles
172
Licenses nature of license
173
Licenses license fees
175
Licenses conflict of State and municipal licensing systems
177
Licenses plying for hire
178
Licenses effect of failure to have license
179
Licenses transfer of license
180
Restriction to certain streets
181
Bonds power to require proprietor to give bond
183
Bonds inability to furnish bond
185
Bonds extent of suretys liability
187
Bonds liability for accident outside of municipality
189
Hack stands in general
190
Hack stands taxicab service for hotel
191
Routes and schedules
193
Taximeters
194
Rate of fare
195
Miscellaneous regulatory matters
196
Liability for injury to passenger in general
197
Liability for injury to passenger assault on passenger
199
Imputation of negligence of driver to passenger
200
Rights of proprietor of vehicle
201
CHAPTER X
203
owner for operation by hirer
204
Liability for injury from operation of machine liability for acts of driver furnished by owner
205
acts of driver furnished by hirer
207
Injury to machine care to be exercised by hirer
208
Injury to machine loss of machine
209
Duties and liabilities of parties possession of machine
210
Duties and liabilities of parties termination of hiring
211
Duties and liabilities of parties compensation for hire
212
CHAPTER XI
214
Garage defined
215
Garage as a nuisance
216
Restrictive covenant forbidding garage
217
Regulatory power over garages in general
220
Regulatory power over garages licensing
222
Regulatory power over garages manner of construction
224
Regulatory power over garages keeping register of repairs
226
Rights of garage keeper
227
Liability of garage keeper in general
230
Liability of garage keeper gratuitous bailee
231
Liability of garage keeper injury by fire
232
Liability of garage keeper use of machine without owners consent
233
Liability of garage keeper damage to machine while driven by bailee
235
Liability of garage keeper conversion of customers auto mobile
236
Liability of garage keeper delay in making repairs
238
Liability of garage keeper sale of inferior supplies
239
Liability of garage keeper burden of proof
240
Liability of garage keeper acts of driver injurying third person
241
Liability of garage keeper acts of servant towing disabled machine
242
Liability of garage keeper defective premises
243
Scope of chapter
245
Licensing of chauffeurs unlicensed chauffeurs receiving
253
CHAPTER XIII
261
CHAPTER XIV
275
Meeting and passing other travelers seasonable turn
285
COLLISIONS WITH OTHER VEHICLES PAGE
299
CHAPTER XV
315
dangers
321
carriers
330
Unavoidable accident in general
332
Unavoidable accident conduct of driver in emergency
333
Unavoidable accident avoidance of dangerous situation
334
Unavoidable accident moving automobile under directions of police officer
335
Proximate cause concurring negligence of third party
337
Proximate cause intervening agency
338
Competency of driver of motor vehicle in general
339
Competency of driver of motor vehicle presumption as to skill of driver
340
Competency of driver of motor vehicle physical condition of driver
341
Competency of driver of motor vehicle permitting imma ture child to drive car
343
Competency of driver of motor vehicle opinion of witness as to competency of driver
344
tion as contributory negligence
348
Effect of violation of statute or municipal ordinance who may invoke violation
349
Effect of violation of statute or municipal ordinance prox imate cause of injury
351
Effect of violation of statute or municipal ordinance con tributory negligence of injured as a defense
353
Speed of machine in general
355
Speed of machine proximate cause
356
Speed of machine unreasonable speed prohibited
357
Speed of machine statute or ordinance regulating speed
359
Speed of machine speed at night
360
Speed of machine at turns
362
Speed of machine density of traffic
363
Speed of machine street intersections
364
Speed of machine at railroad or street railway crossings
366
Speed of machine approaching embankment or descent
368
Speed of machine over bridges
369
Speed of machine regulation prohibiting unreasonable speed
370
Speed of machine fire and police vehicles
372
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374
Speed of machine violation of speed regulation as negligence per se
375
Speed of machine excessive speed as prima facie evidence of negligence
376
Speed of machine excuse of violation of speed regulation
378
Speed of machine negligent thought not exceeding speed limit
379
Speed of machine province of jury
381
Control
382
Duty to stop
384
Negligence in stopping
387
Warning of approach statutes or ordinances
390
Warning of approach sufficiency of warning
393
Lookout toward the rear
395
Lookout toward the side
396
Lookout charged with notice of what should have been seen
397
Noise
398
Skidding
400
Condition of vehicle
402
Leaving car in street unattended in general
404
Leaving car in street unattended at night
406
Leaving car in street unattended statute or ordinances
407
Lights on machine probative force of violation
410
Lights on machine proximate cause
411
Lights on machine animaldrawn vehicles
412
Towing disabled vehicle
414
Sufficiency of compliance with statute
415
Contributory negligence of injured person
416
Assumption that other travelers will exercise due care
417
Conflict of laws
419
Damages in general
420
Damages mental anguish
421
Damages punitive damages
422
Damages increased damages
423
Traction engines
426
Care in avoiding other vehicles in general
428
Proof of defendants negligence required to support action for injuries
430
Unavoidable accident generally
432
Unavoidable accident skidding to avoid injury to pedestrian
433
Unavoidable accident failure of brakes to work
434
Injury from wagon
435
Excessive speed
436
Turning to right to pass approaching vehicle statute requir 1 ing turn to right of center of road
437
Turning to right to pass approaching vehicle seasonable turn to right
438
Turning to right to pass approaching vehicle violation of law of road not negligence per se
439
Turning to right to pass approaching vehicle presumption of negligence from violation of law of road
440
Turning to right to pass approaching vehicle rebuttal of presumption of negligence from violation
441
Turning to right to pass approaching vehicle obedience to law of road does not excuse negligence
444
Turning to right to pass approaching vehicle treble damages under statute
445
Overtaking and passing forcing forward vehicle in danger ous situation
447
Overtaking and passing law of the road
448
Overtaking and passing effect of violation of law of road
449
Overtaking and passing reading statute to jury
450
Overtaking and passing unexpected stop of forward car
451
Overtaking and passing passing near corner
453
Turning corners in general
454
Turning corners turning towards the right
455
Approaching intersecting streets in general
457
Approaching intersecting streets crowded thoroughfares
458
Approaching intersecting streets priority of first arrival
459
Approaching intersecting streets priority given by statute or ordinance
460
Vehicle standing in street
463
Proximate cause
464
Joint liability of both drivers to third person
466
Contributory negligence generally
467
Contributory negligence proximate result of contributory negligence
468
Contributory negligence unskillful driving
469
Contributory negligence alertness
470
Contributory negligonce wantonness or recklessness of de fendant
472
Contributory negligence sudden stop
474
Contributory negligence absence of statutory lights
475
Contributory negligence excessive speed
476
Contributory negligence passenger in dangerous position
477
Contributory negligence acts in emergency 179
479
Contributory negligence last clear chance
480
Pleading
481
Negligence is generally a question for the jury
484
CHAPTER XVII
487
General duties of foot travelers and drivers of motor vehicles
488
Proximate cause
493
Unavoidable accident
497
Persons under disability
498
Children in street in general
500
Children in street child suddenly coming in front of or near machine
502
Children in street climbing on machine
504
Confused pedestrian
506
Workmen in street
507
Driving past street car in general
508
Driving past street car moving street car
511
Driving past street car assisting passenger on car
513
Driving past street car auto on wrong side of street
514
Driving past street car liability of street railway company
515
Driving on walk or place reserved for pedestrians in general
516
Driving on walk or place reserved for pedestrians sidewalk
517
Driving on walk or place reserved for pedestrians safety zone
519
Motor vehicle on wrong side of street
521
Turning corner
523
At street crossing in general
524
At street crossing unfavorable weather conditions
527
Avoidance of person standing in street
530
Sudden turning or backing without warning
531
Speed and control of automobile control in general
532
Speed and control of automobile stopping
533
Speed and control of automobile speed
535
Speed and control of automobile speed prescribed by statute or ordinance
536
Speed and control of automobile auto turning corner
537
Vehicle left standing in street
538
Lights
539
Signal of approach
540
Towing disabled vehicle
542
Pleading
546
Damages
547
Function of jury
548
CHAPTER XVIII
551
General duty of pedestrian
552
As dependent on surrounding circumstances
555
Place of crossing in general
557
Place of crossing walking along highway
560
Duty to look for approaching automobiles railroad rule to stop look and listen
561
Duty to look for approaching automobiles duty to look be fore crossing street
562
Duty to look for approaching automobiles looking for vehi cles on wrong side of street
567
Duty to look for approaching automobiles obstructed view
568
Duty to look for approaching automobiles continuing to look
569
Duty to look for approaching automobiles looking back
571
Failure to see approaching machine after looking in general
572
Failure to see approaching machine after looking view ob structed
574
Failure to see approaching machine after looking weather conditions
575
Avoidance of machine which has been seen right to cross street in front of approaching vehicle
576
Avoidance of machine which has been seen continual obser vation of approaching vehicle
577
Avoidance of machine which has been seen miscalculation of danger
578
Children children non sui juris
594
Persons under disability
595
Workmen in street in general
596
Workmen in street violation of law by workman
597
Last chance doctrine
598
Acts in emergencies
602
Function of jury
605
CHAPTER XIX
608
Horseback travelers duty of machine operators
610
Horseback travelers contributory negligence of rider
612
Use of highway for domestic animals
613
Violation of law of road in general
616
Violation of law of road meeting and passing cyclist
617
Violation of law of road overtaking and passing cyclist
619
Violation of law of road meeting cyclist after overtaking other vehicle
620
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621
Violation of law of road turning or backing in street
622
Lookout
623
Speed and control of auto
624
Warning of approach
626
Contributory negligence of cyclist statutory requirement as to degree of care
628
Contributory negligence of cyclist looking for approaching vehicles
629
Contributory negligence of cyclist care in looking
630
Contributory negligence of cyclist crossing in front of ob served auto
631
Contributory negligence of cyclist speed of cyclist
632
Contributory negligence of cyclist violation of law of road
633
Contributory negligence of cyclist warning of approach 512 Contributory negligence of cyclist reliance on observance of law of automobilist
634
Contributory negligence of cyclist last clear chance doctrine
635
Contributory negligence of cyclist acts in emergencies
636
Negligence of guest of cyclist
638
Function of jury
639
CHAPTER XX
641
Degree of care to avoid frightening horses
643
Auto driver not an insurer
645
Notice that horses take fright
647
Proximate cause
648
Horse not on highway
650
Noise unusual noise
652
Noise failure to sound horn
654
Emission of smoke or vapor
655
Speed
656
Stopping independently of statute
658
Stopping discretion as to stopping
660
Stopping overtaking and passing frightened horse
662
Stopping statutory duty to stop on fright of horse
663
Stopping stopping in front of horse after passing
665
Statute requiring stopping on signal discretion as to stop ping
667
Statute requiring stopping on signal effect of failure to give signal
668
Negligence after stop
669
Lights on machine
671
Contributory negligence leaving horse unattended
673
Contributory negligence nature of horse
674
Contributory negligence driving frightened horse past auto mobile
675
Joint wrongdoer
676
Punitive damages
677
Questions for jury
678
Contributory negligence of auto driver in general
680
Statute requiring highest degree of care of automobilist
683
Distinction between automobilies and other vehicles
687
When contributory nogligence not a bar
688
Care of taxicab driver
690
Relative rights or automobilist and railroad
691
Duty to look and listen in general
692
Duty to look and listen place of looking and listening
696
Duty to look and listen obstructed view
699
Duty to look and listen failure to observe approaching train though looking
701
Duty to look and listen looking by passenger
704
Duty to look and listen reliance on flagman
705
Duty to look and listen reliance on open gates
706
Duty to look and listen reliance on automatic signals
708
Duty to look and listen reliance on signal from engineer
709
Duty to look and listen running into train
711
Duty to stop before crossing track minority rule
714
Crossing in front of observed train
717
Choice of crossings
719
Speed and control
720
Violation of statute regulating automobiles
722
Machine stalled on track
723
Last clear chance
724
Acts in emergencies
726
Function of jury
728
Negligence of railroad in operation of train inevitable acci dent
730
Negligence of railroad in operation of train speed
731
Negligence of railroad in operation of train warning
732
Negligence of railroad in operation of train obstruction along railroad
735
Negligence of railroad in operation of train private crossing
736
Negligence of railroad in operation of train permissive use of tracks of railroad company
737
CHAPTER XXII
739
Relative rights of street cars and automobiles between crossings
743
proof as to negligence
746
Relative rights of street cars and automobiles proximate cause 717
747
General duty of automobilist to exercise due care
748
Looking for approaching street cars in general
750
Looking for approaching street cars proper place for look ing
753
Looking for approaching street cars continuity of looking
755
Looking for approaching strect cars ignorance of street car line
756
Looking for approaching street cars looking to rear
758
Crossing in front of observed car
759
Driving auto along track in general
764
Driving auto along track car from rear
765
Driving auto along track car in front
766
Speed and control of automobile approaching intersecting streets
767
Speed and control of automobile stopping
768
Speed and control of automobile unfamiliarity with brakes
769
Turning or backing auto in street
770
Reliance on proper care by street railway
771
Violation of regulation by autoist
772
Auto stalled on tracks
773
Acts in emergencies
775
Function of jury
779
Negligence of railway in general
780
Negligence of railway lookout
781
Negligence of railway speed
782
Negligence of railway stopping if necessary
784
Negligence of railway warning of approach
785
Negligence of railway private crossings
786
Liability of auto driver
787
LIABILITY FOR ACT OF DRIVER MASTER AND SERVANT
788
Liability for conduct of chauffeur employment alone insuf
796
non
822
69
824
Liability for conduct of chauffeur independent contractor
830
Liability for conduct of chauffeur school giving instruction
834
Liability for conduct of chauffeur chauffeur teaching opera tion of automobile
835
Liability for conduct of chauffeur driver employed to tow automobile
836
Liability for conduct of chauffeur pleading
837
Liability based on control of machine
838
Machine driven by member of owners family relation of parent and child does not determine liability of owner
839
master and servant
841
Machine driven by member of owners family use without consent of owner
843
Machine driven by member of owners family use for car riage of owners family
844
vate purposes of driver
846
Machine driven by member of owners family husband and wife
851
662 Machine driven by member of owners family immature or incompetent driver
853
Liability of corporations
854
Municipal corporations
856
Liability of seller of automobile for act of servant
858
Liability of bailee
859
Liability of passenger
861
Criminal liability for acts of driver
862
Ratification of servants act
863
Presumption of ownership from license number
864
Presumption of ownership from name on machine
865
Presumption of management from ownership rebuttal of presumption
871
Verdict exonerating chauffeur but holding owner
873
Examination of owner before trial
874
CHAPTER XXIV
877
ity view
883
Imputation of drivers negligence to other occupant minority view
890
Imputation of drivers negligence to other occupant statu tory change in doctrine of imputed negligence
891
Imputation of drivers negligence to other occupant when passenger and driver are engaged in common purpose
892
Imputation of drivers negligence to other occupant control by passenger of movement of machine
895
band and wife
896
Imputation of drivers negligence to other occupant parent and child
897
Imputation of drivers negligence to other occupant pas senger for hire
898
Contributory negligence of passenger in general
899
Contributory negligence of passenger looking for dangers
902
Contributory negligence of passenger reliance on driver
904
Contributory negligence of passenger riding with intoxi cated driver
908
Contributory negligence of passenger failure to warn driver of dangers
909
Contributory negligence of passenger remaining in ma chine
911
Contributory negligence of passenger permitting driver to run at excessive speed
912
Contributory negligence of passenger defective machine
913
CHAPTER XXV
914
Municipalities not insurers against injuries from defective highways
917
Obstructions placed in streets by others
919
Holes or excavations
920
Guarding
922
Slippery surface
924
Width of road
925
Proximate cause
926
Knowledge of defect
928
Notice of injury
929
owners of 69 69 70 71
930
Joint wrongdoers
931
Contributory negligence of traveler in general
932
Contributory negligence of traveler right to assumo safety of highway
933
Contributory negligence of traveler violation of statute or law of road
934
Contributory negligence of traveler assumption of danger
935
Contributory negligence of traveler speed
937
Contributory negligence of traveler negligence of passenger
938
CHAPTER XXVI
940
r 956 956 957 958 960 961 962 962 963 964 CHAPTER XXVII
952
violation of
953
Speed regulations common law misdemeanor
956
Speed regulations power of State
957
Speed regulations violation of ordinance
958
Speed regulations establishment of signs as to speed lim ited by ordinance
960
Speod regulations definiteness of statute
961
Speed regulations exceeding common traveling pace 734 Speed regulations violation not malum in
962
Speed regulations intention
963
Speed regulations ignorance of speed limit 737 Speed regulations exceptions in emergency cases police and fire apparatus
964
Speed regulations warning autoists of speed trap
965
Speed regulations former jeopardy
966
Speed regulations identification of offender 741 Speed regulations information or indictment
967
Spoed regulations punishment
968
Speed regulations evidence of speed 744 Statutes with no prescribed limit of speed
969
Defending speed cases in general
970
Defending speed cases arrests 747 Defending speed cases extenuating facts in defense
971
Defending speed cases preparing the defense
972
Defending speed cases making tests
973
Defending speed cases that rate of speed was on speedway where permitted 751 Defending speed cases identity of defendant
974
Failure to register machine
995
CHAPTER XXVIII
1007
deposit
1013
Relation with dealers and salesmen return of parts to manufacturer
1014
Relation with dealers and salesmen sales by manufacturer in dealers exclusive territory
1015
Relation with dealers and salesmen sales and authorized by manufacturer
1016
Relation with dealers and salesmen ratification by manu facturer of unauthorized acts of agent
1017
Relation with dealers and salesmen dealer and subdealer
1021
Relation between manufacturer and consumer in general
1022
Relation between manufacturer and consumer liability for injury from defect
1023
Relation between manufacturer and consumer duty to make repairs
1025
Trade marks
1026
CHAPTER XXIX
1029
INSURANCE SECTION 804 Fire insurance construction of policy
1030
Fire insurance change of title
1032
Fire insurance incumbrance on property
1033
Fire insurance safeguarding machine
1034
Fire insurance use for rent or hire
1035
Fire insurance determination of amount of loss
1036
Fire insurance valued policy
1037
Collision insurance collision with stationary objects
1038
Collision insurance exception for damage in striking por tion of road
1039
Collision insurance exception in case of upset of machine
1040
Collision insurance amount of recovery 1011
1041
Indemnity insurance nature and validity of insurance
1042
Indemnity insurance stipulation to defend suits
1043
Indemnity insurance indeninity of partners
1044
Indemnity insurance age of driver
1045
Indemnity insurance change of use of machine
1046
Indemnity insurance failure of insured to cooperate with insurer
1047
832a Indemnity insurance interference with negotiations for compromise 1018
1048
Indemnity insurance consent of insurer to settlement
1049
Indemnity insurance amount of recovery by assured
1050
Indemnity insurance action by injured person against in surance company
1052
Theft insurance conversion without intent to commit crime
1053
Theft insurance larceny by trick or device
1055
Theft insurance stealing proceeds of sale of automobile
1056
Theft insurance amount of damage
1057
Theft isurance subrogation of insurer
1058
CHAPTER XXX
1060
Capacity of parties to sale infants
1061
Capacity of parties to sale agents
1062
Capacity of parties to sale municipal corporations
1063
Capacity of parties to sale private corporations
1064
Validity of sale violation of motor vehicle laws
1066
Validity of sale statute of frauds
1067
Fraud and deceit
1068
Warranties in general
1071
Warranties caveat emptor
1072
Warranties machine sold on 6 usual warranty
1074
Warranties warranty of future service
1075
Warranties implied warranty of fitness
1076
Warranties effect of express contract on implied warranty
1077
Warranties damages
1078
Warranties parol evidence to show warranty
1080
Warranties waiver of breach of warranty
1081
Warranties statements of agent
1082
Remedies of purchaser in general
1084
Remodies of purchaser rescission of contract
1085
Remedies of purchaser recovery of purchase price
1089
Tax on sales
1090
CHAPTER XXXI
1092
Repairs filing notice of lien
1094
Repairs priority of lion
1095
Repairs loss of lien by surrender of possession
1096
Repairs loss of lien by excessive demand
1097
Repairs assignment of lien
1098
Chattel mortgages in general
1099
Chattel mortgages filing or recording
1101
Conditional sales in general
1102
Conditional sales filing of instrument
1103
Conditional sales right of vendee to maintain action for injuries
1104
Lien for injuries caused by machine
1106
CHAPTER XXXII
1107
Judicial notice law of the road
1109
Presumptions
1110
Real evidence photographs
1111
Relevancy conduct of accusod
1112
Relevancy arrest of automobilist
1113
Relevancy injuries as evidence of force of collision
1114
Relevancy care in selection of motor vehicle
1115
Admissions and declarations admissions by agent of de fendant
1116
Admissions and declarations declarations of suffering
1117
Opinions value
1118
Opinions safety of highway
1120
Opinions competency of driver
1121
Opinions distance in which object can be seen
1122
Proof of speed of vehicle opinion of driver
1123
Proof of speed of vehicle opinion of observer
1124
Proof of speed of vehicle opinion of passenger
1126
Proof of speed of vehicle qualification of witnesses
1127
Proof of speed of vehicle foundation for opinion
1129
Proof of speed of vehicle estimate of speed from track
1131
Proof of speed of vehicle noise of machine
1132
Proof of speed of vehicle speed at one place as evidence of speed at another
1133
Proof of speed of vehicle experiments
1134
Proof of speed of vehicle speedometer
1135
Proof of speed of vehicle evidence under English law
1136
Res inter alios acta care after accident
1138
Res inter alios acta habits
1139
CHAPTER XXXIII
1141
Statutes authorizing forfeiture
1142
General construction of statutes
1143
Protection of liens
1144
Rights of innocent owner
1148
Burden of proof as to innocence of claimant
1150
Procedure
1151
966
1177
967
1215
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Page 70 - No person shall operate a motor vehicle on a public highway at a rate of speed greater than is reasonable and proper, having regard to the traffic and use of the highway, or so as to endanger the life or limb of any person, or the safety of any property...
Page 689 - Act to recover damages for personal injuries to an employee or where such injuries have resulted in his death, the fact that the employee may have been guilty of contributory negligence shall not bar a recovery, but the damages shall be diminished by the jury in proportion to the amount of negligence attributable to such employee...
Page 550 - The plaintiff claims that the conclusions of the trial court upon the facts found, as to the negligence of the defendant, and the contributory negligence of the plaintiff...
Page 264 - ... whenever necessary to provide for and promote the safety, peace, health, morals, and general welfare of the people...
Page 99 - to come to the seat of government to assert any claim he may have upon that government, to transact any business he may have with it, to seek its protection, to share its offices, to engage in administering its functions. He has the right of free access to its seaports, through which all operations of foreign commerce are conducted, to the subtreasuries, land offices, and courts of justice in the several States.
Page 848 - It seems too plain for cavil that a father, who furnishes a vehicle for the customary conveyance of the members of his family, makes their conveyance by that vehicle his affair, that is, his business, and any one driving the vehicle for that purpose with his consent, express or implied, whether a member of his family or another, is his agent.
Page 153 - Two horses, two oxen or two mules, and their harness, and one cart or wagon, one dray or truck, one coupe, one hack, or carriage, for one or two horses, by the use of which a cartman, drayman, truckman, huckster, peddler, hackman, teamster or other laborer habitually earns his living...
Page 399 - Upon approaching a pedestrian who is upon the traveled part of any highway and not upon a sidewalk, and upon approaching an intersecting highway or a curve or a corner in a highway where the operator's view is obstructed, every person operating a motor vehicle shall slow clown and give a timely signal with his bell, horn or other device for signaling.
Page 100 - For all the great purposes for which the Federal government was formed we are one people, with one common country. We are all citizens of the United States, and as members of the same community must have the right to pass and repass through every part of it without interruption, as freely as in our own States.
Page 156 - It is sufficient to say that there are certain immutable principles of justice which inhere in the very idea of free government which no member of the Union may disregard...

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