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Is it illegal to warm up your car?

Yes. This is illegal in Washington State (the link is from November 9, 2020). The law means what it says, with one subtle caveat, which is that this law applies only on a public road, and not on your ...
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Does speeding turn an accident into manslaughter?

germany This development is rather recent, let's say the last decade or two: depending on circumstances, if the speeding was so reckless that it can only be seen as acceptance to eventually kill ...
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Does speeding turn an accident into manslaughter?

Specifics vary by state, but yes, excessive speeding/reckless driving could lead to vehicular manslaughter united-states In the United States the answer varies by state, as most things do. According ...
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Is it illegal to warm up your car?

austria In Austria, it is explicitly forbidden for environmental reasons. § 102 Abs 4 KFG says: Der Lenker darf mit dem von ihm gelenkten Kraftfahrzeug [...] nicht ungebührlichen Lärm, ferner nicht ...
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Does speeding turn an accident into manslaughter?

Manslaughter is rarely brought for vehicle deaths new-south-wales The only circumstances where murder or manslaughter charges would be considered is where the vehicle was being used intentionally as a ...
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Renting a vehicle and grand theft auto

united-states In Colorado, the relevant statute states: (1) A person commits theft when he or she knowingly . . . retains, or exercises control over anything of value of another without authorization ...
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Does speeding turn an accident into manslaughter?

england-and-wales The offence of causing death by dangerous driving was first introduced by the Road Traffic Act 1956. One of the drivers behind this (no pun intended) was the observation that juries ...
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Is it illegal to warm up your car?

The answer is, it depends on where you are parked. The RCW you cited is clear on the requirements for leaving an unattended car running on public property. However, on private property it is legal.
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Does speeding turn an accident into manslaughter?

Each jurisdiction has its own laws on the subject. But, generally, manslaughter statutes require a mens rea of either recklessness or criminal negligence. Speeding, even if amounts to negligence for ...
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Are "Service Vehicle Only" signs enforceable?

Being on someone's private property when you know the owner refused/refuses to give you permission to be there sometimes constitutes the crime of trespass. Depending on the circumstances, some ...
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Would a person have any recourse if a cop slashes their tires out of the blue for no reason?

Given that they were in uniform, carrying out other police duties contemporaneously, slashing a tire without any basis for doing so would constitute a seizure of property without probable cause, in ...
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Is it illegal to warm up your car?

Beyond state law, municipalities may have additional prohibitions against idling. This is done most frequently in larger cities for the prevention of unnecessary air pollution, but can also be done to ...
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Does speeding turn an accident into manslaughter?

france Code de la route L232-1 Lorsque la maladresse, l'imprudence, l'inattention, la négligence ou le manquement à une obligation législative ou réglementaire de prudence ou de sécurité est commis ...
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Is it illegal to warm up your car?

Laws such as this are extremely common. They normally apply, as the Washington state law, only on public roadways and not on private property such as your driveway. I recommend that if you ever do ...
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