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F 16.840 n1 What Constitutes Reckless Driving? (VC 23103)
See Annotation, What amounts to reckless driving of motor vehicle within statute making such a criminal offense, 52 ALR2d 1337 and Later Case Service.
Reckless Driving: Definition Of Wanton As Extreme Indifference To Human Life
* Add to CJ 16.840:
A wanton act is an act made with extreme indifference to the value of human life.
Points and Authorities
(Perkins, Criminal Law (3d ed. 1982) p. 60.)