Current with effective changes from the 2020 Legislative Session and Acts 1-38 of the 2020 First Extraordinary Session
Section 32:58 - Careless operationA. Any person operating a motor vehicle on the public roads of this state shall drive in a careful and prudent manner, so as not to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person. Failure to drive in such a manner shall constitute careless operation.B. If the careless operation of the motor vehicle directly or proximately causes the death of a human being, when the operator fails to maintain control of the vehicle because of falling asleep, in addition to any penalties provided in this Title, the person shall also be ordered to serve court-approved community service for not more than two hundred fifty hours and the department may suspend the operator's license for a period of two years.Amended by Acts 2014, No. 650,s. 1, eff. 8/1/2014.Added by Acts 1972, No. 567, §1; Acts 1992, No. 364, §1.