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WPIC 96.01 Negligent Driving—First Degree—Definition

11A WAPRAC WPIC 96.01Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11A Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 96.01 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
December 2021 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part XI. Crimes Involving Operation of Motor Vehicles
WPIC CHAPTER 96. Negligent Driving
WPIC 96.01 Negligent Driving—First Degree—Definition
A person commits the crime of negligent driving in the first degree when he or she operates a motor vehicle in a manner that is both negligent and endangers or is likely to endanger any person or property, and he or she exhibits the effects of having [consumed [liquor] [or] [marijuana] [or] [any drug]] [or] [inhaled or ingested any chemical, whether or not a legal substance, for its intoxicating or hallucinatory effects].
Use this instruction if it will help the jury understand the charged offense or if it is necessary to define this particular offense for the jury. See the Comment to WPIC 4.24 (Definition of the Crime—Form).
Along with this instruction, use WPIC 96.03 (Negligent Driving First Degree—Negligent—Definition). Also use WPIC 96.10 (Negligent Driving—First Degree—Exhibiting the Effects of Liquor, Marijuana, Drugs, or Any Chemical—Definition). As applicable, use WPIC 98.03 (Traffic Cases—Drug—Definition).
Use the bracketed phrases as applicable. For directions on using bracketed phrases, see WPIC 4.20 (Introduction).
RCW 46.61.5249.
See Comment to WPIC 96.02 (Negligent Driving—First Degree—Elements).
[Current as of February 2020.]
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