financial responsibility law

noun

Legal Definition of financial responsibility law

: a law that requires a driver involved in an accident to provide proof of the ability to pay a judgment obtained against him or her

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“Financial responsibility law.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/financial%20responsibility%20law. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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