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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 168-- Accident - Death of Advocate aged 56 years - Deceased having estimated income of Rs.51, 000/- per annum as per income tax return - Contributory negligence not established on part of deceased - Finding of compensatory negligence upto 50% set aside - Original award of Rs.3, 67, 500/- restored -..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Claimant is entitled for compensation irrespective whether police has registered the offence regarding the incident or not - Claim cannot be left over on the mercy of police...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 168-- Collision between two vehicles - Negligence on part of both vehicles - They are not joint tortfeasors as damage is caused by separate actions independent of each other's resulting in the same injury - Driver and owner of only one vehicle made a party - Driver, owner or insurer of other vehicle..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 2(46)-- Tractor - Not a goods vehicle - However, when trailer is fitted it becomes goods vehicle - Death of passenger who was travelling in trailer while carrying his goods - Accident occurred subsequent to amendment to Motor Vehicles Act enforced with effect from 14.11.1994 - Person carried in goods..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Unauthorised passenger travelling in goods vehicle sustaining injuries - Insurance Company is not liable to pay compensation...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Vicarious liability - Fall of tree - Death - Act of God - Except for the plea of rainy season no specific plea that on the particular day there was a storm, tempest, lightning or extraordinary heavy rains causing the fall of tree - Plea of Act of God not available...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal accident - Deceased a body guard - Crushed to death by fall of tree - Deceased had 20 years of service left - Compensation of Rs.5, 00, 000/- considered just and proper carrying interest at the rate of 6 per cent per annum from the date of filing of petition...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 173-- Accident - Driver not having driving licence - Insurance Company to pay compensation with liberty to recover it from owner - Owner filing appeal - Owner is liable to deposit amount contemplated by proviso to S.173 of Motor Vehicle Act before his appeal could be entertained...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 149(2)(a)(ii)-- Driving licence - Driver possessing licence for one type of vehicle but found driving another type of vehicle - Insurer can take a defence that the driver did not have the requisite driving licence to drive a particular type of vehicle - If accident was caused solely because of some other..........

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