Hit and Run Car Accident: Definition, Penalties & Laws


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What is a hit and run accident?

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1. What are some of the penalties for fleeing the scene of an accident (hit and run).

2. What are you supposed to do if you hit another vehicle or another person while driving?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz and worksheet to determine how much you know about hit-and-runs. The categories that these accidents fall under and what you're supposed to do instead of fleeing the scene are among the quiz topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you can check your knowledge of:

  • The definition of a hit-and-run accident
  • How to handle hitting another person or vehicle while driving
  • What an administrative sanction or penalty is

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about hit-and-run penalties
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson about hit-and-run accidents
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how hit-and-run accidents are categorized and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Continue learning at your own pace by using the lesson, Hit and Run Car Accident: Definition, Penalties & Laws. Other topics that are addressed include:

  • The severity of hit-and-runs
  • Accidents classified as a hit-and-run
  • The importance of doing the legal and moral right thing in an accident