Zanner v Zanner [2010, New Zealand]

Facts

  • A child regularly drove his father’s car in and out of his father’s car port
  • One day, the child, in doing this, ran over his mother

Issue

  • Could the child be liable

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • As the child regularly carried out this activity, he had some competence in driving
  • As such, he could be liable for not conforming to the standard of the reasonable driver
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Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.

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