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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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Chelsea Robbins, Du Quoin, was cited with duty of due care (cellphone).
Wayne Lukowski, of Du Quoin, was cited with duty of due care -- speeding.
I would also like to add that had a driver been driving his car at night without lights, texting at the wheel and without due care and attention he would have been in serious breach of the law - why then is that same law not applied to cyclists?
A The short definition under the Road Traffic Act of careless driving or driving without due care and attention is where a person's driving falls below what would be expected of a competent and careful driver.
AMONG the cases dealt with at Langbaurgh East Magistrates' Court on October 5 was: Cornell Brown, 30, of Ayton Court, Guisborough, banned from driving for 12 months, given a one-year community order and ordered to pay pounds 50 costs for failing to report an accident, driving without due care and attention, driving without an appropriate licence and using a vehicle without insurance.
Wright admitted driving without due care and attention, failing to stop and failing to report an accident before Bedlington Magistrates this week.
Judge Lomax convicted McCombie of driving without due care, failing to stop and failing to report an accident.
She admitted to driving without due care, failing to remain at the scene of an accident and failing to report a traffic accident.
Other cases dealt with on June 25 included: Christopher Leon, aged 46, of Ansty Road, Wyken, Coventry, driving without due care and attention, fined pounds 350.
He faces two counts of drink driving, one of driving without due care and attention, failing to report an accident, taking a vehicle without consent and failing to stop for police.
The former Rugby League player was arrested and charged with failing to provide a specimen,driving without due care and attention and not having insurance and licence documents.
The driver was convicted of driving without due care and attention and her insurers are to pay the compensation - one of the biggest awards ever made in Britain.