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due care

1. The kind of care that a competent, responsible, and interested provider will give to an individual in need.
2. Care that meets generally accepted community standards.
See also: care
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Ortega was cited for failure to report an accident to police and duty of due care.
Steven Clifford Rowntree, 50, of Hume House, Stockton, fined PS110 with PS105 costs for using a vehicle without insurance, driving without an appropriate licence and driving without due care and attention.
The subparagraphs in Article V define the exercise of due care by expanding on its characteristics:
Maroof denies the allegation of driving without due care and attention.
The Crown Prosecution Service issued a summons accusing her of driving without due care and attention and driving while using a hand-held mobile phone.
Driving without due care carries three to nine points.
At the High Court in Aberdeen, LordWoolman said: "You have pled guilty to driving without due care or attention.
He has been summonsed to court for driving without due care and attention.
A police constable who admitted driving without due care and attention in an accident which killed a pedestrian should receive "words of advice", the police watchdog said.
In the absence of other applicable standards, the public and legal community may look to these standards to evaluate one's compliance with, and exercise of, due care.
Fiduciaries are required to perform professional or other services with all of the expertise, loyalty and due care that they possess.
The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) released a revised Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants, which establishes a conceptual framework promoting the fundamental principles of integrity, objectivity, professional competence and due care, confidentiality, and professional behavior (www.