(Of a person or their actions) without thinking or caring about the consequences of an action: reckless driving
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- A police investigation blamed the driver of the minibus for reckless driving.
- Villagers are donning fluorescent jackets and going out on patrol to help curb reckless driving.
- Boy racers face seeing their cars behind bars as part of a Maldon police crackdown on reckless driving.
rash, careless, thoughtless, heedless, unheeding, hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitous, impetuous, impulsive, daredevil, devil-may-care;
irresponsible, foolhardy, audacious, overadventurous;
ill-advised, injudicious, madcap, imprudent, unwise, ill-considered
Old English reccelēas, from the Germanic base (meaning 'care') of reck.
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