West Headnote of the Day – September 9, 2009

September 9, 2009

West's Key 48A Automobiles
West's Key 48AV Injuries from Operation, or Use of Highway
West's Key 48AV(A) Nature and Grounds of Liability
West's Key 48Ak151 k. Signals and Warnings.

Statute creating a positive duty on the driver of an automobile to give audible warning by sounding his horn when reasonably necessary to insure safe operation was enacted due to the alarming increase and frightful number of human injuries and deaths caused by the automobile and due to popular demand for public safety.
Lawrence v. Eicher, 271 P.2d 320 (Okla. 1954)

48A Automobiles