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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Motor accident due to composite negligence of tempo driver and car driver causing injuries to the claimant traveling in a car - Compensation claimed only from tempo driver and owner of tempo - Car driver not arrayed as a party - Tribunal held tempo driver to be negligent to the extent of 2/3 and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Fracture of right hand while travelling as passenger in a bus - Appellant aged 29 years and working as a fitter - Award of Rs.2, 50, 500 as compensation - High Court holding appellant guilty of contributory negligence to the extent of 50% and awarding Rs.50, 000/- towards..........
PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal motor accident - Deceased, who was standing inside bus, fell down from front window which got opened due to jerk caused to bus because of rash and negligent driving by driver of bus - Held, there was no contributory negligence on part of deceased - It was negligence of driver of bus alone...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Contributory negligence - Vehicle ramming into vehicle parked on the road without lighted indicators or reflectors in the rear or on the side - Parking of vehicle on main road or on road where there is heavy traffic is expressly prohibited - Contributory negligence of the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Contributory negligence - Two vehicles involved in an accident - Injured claimant was negligent - If injured claimant is partly liable principle of composite negligence will not apply - No inference can be drawn that negligence was 50 : 50 - When injured is guilty of some negligence, his claim for..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- S.166 - Composite negligence - When a person is injured as a result of negligence on the part of 2 or more wrongdoers it is composite negligence of those severally liable to injured for payment of entire damages - Injured person has the choice of proceeding against all or any of them...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Contributory negligence - Death of 24 years unmarried science graduate in a head-on collision - A case of contributory negligence - Tribunal held claimants entitled to 50% of award amount - High Court declined to interfere - Appeal against - Finding by Tribunal based on well..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Contributory negligence - Death of 24 years unmarried science graduate in a head-on collision - A case of contributory negligence - Tribunal held claimants entitled to 50% of award amount - High Court declined to interfere - Appeal against - Finding by Tribunal based on well..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Cyclist gave a signal with right hand for turning to the right when bus was at a distance of 100 yards - Even assuming that bus was at high speed of 80/100 km. per hour still 100 yards is sufficiently long distance to stop the bus and to take evasive action in case any cyclist or pedestrian is..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Failure of steering system - In absence of evidence that requisite care and caution was taken for maintaining the system it cannot be said that Tribunal was in error in concluding that accident occurred on account of negligence of car driver...........

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