proper lookout
proper look·out n: the due degree of vigilance expected of the operator of a vehicle or train in avoiding collisions with vehicles or pedestrians

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

proper lookout
n.
The degree of attention, care, and prudence an ordinary person of ordinary prudence driving a car would use while driving under similar conditions.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


proper lookout
n. The obligation of the driver of a vehicle to be cautious so as not to hit another vehicle or a pedestrian.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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