Vehicular Homicide in Law: Definition, Sentence & Statistics


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Which of the following describes vehicular homicide?

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1. Vehicular homicide is sometimes known as which of the following?

2. Which of the following factors dictates the sentence for a vehicular homicide conviction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are effective tools for assessing your knowledge of aspects regarding vehicular homicide. In order to pass the quiz, you need to know what is considered vehicular homicide and what another name for this term is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these materials any time to check your comprehension of:

  • Factors that may increase the severity of the sentence in a vehicular homicide case
  • Facts regarding vehicular homicide laws
  • What vehicular homicide is
  • Another name for vehicular homicide
  • A factor that dictates the sentence for a vehicular homicide conviction

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of vehicular homicide and laws that govern it
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about another name for vehicular homicide
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about factors that could increase the severity of the sentence in a vehicular homicide case and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more by working through the lesson named Vehicular Homicide in Law: Definition, Sentence & Statistics. Using this lesson, you can review more topics, like:

  • How vehicular homicide varies from state to state
  • Examples of vehicular homicide
  • Statistics regarding this type of homicide