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KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 304A, Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 134, 184-- Rash and negligent driving - Fatal accident - Collusion between lorry and bicycle - Death of cyclist - Lorry being a heavy vehicle dashed to a bicycle from its back side and rider of same caught under rear wheel of lorry and sustained crush injuries - Inquest panchnama coupled with postmortem..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 149, 66-- Fatal accident - Vehicle having no permit - Liability of insurer - Offending vehicle had no route permit at the time of accident - Use of vehicle in a public place without a permit is a fundamental statutory infraction - Said situation cannot be equated with absence of license or a fake license or..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 140-- No fault liability - Where accident occurs without any fault of owner of vehicle or fault of other vehicle, liability to pay compensation, must be determined in terms of S.140 of the Act...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 140-- No fault liability - Liability of owner - It is regardless of fact that subject vehicle was not driven rashly and negligently...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, Rule of-- Fatal accident - Collusion between truck and car - Distance from vehicle in front - Subject truck was running ahead of car at the time of accident - Distance between truck and car was only 10-15 feet which was certainly not a safe distance for which driver of car must take blame - Evidence on..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Fatal accident - Collusion between truck and car - Contributory negligence - Question of contributory negligence would arise when both parties are involved in accident due to rash and negligent driving - In the instant case, when car was following truck and no fault can be attributed to truck..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 149-- Accident - Death of pedestrian - Rash and negligent driving of Tractor driver - Liability of insurer - Evidence on record that at the time of occurrence tractor involved in accident was being driven by driver-owner in rash and negligent manner - Independent eye witnesses supported said fact - FIR..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Involvement of offending vehicle in accident - Vehicle was seized by police after investigation only after one month from date of accident and possibility of same having been repaired in meantime could not be ruled out - High Court thus, committed error in reversing the finding of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Permanent disability of 40% - Enhanced compensation - Appellant possessed heavy transport motor vehicle driving license, which proved that he is a driver of heavy transport motor vehicle - Driving licence on record being valid for a limited period cannot be basis to belie the claim of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Permanent disability of 40% - Rash and negligent driving by driver of offending vehicle - Compensation - Evidence of witnesses and contents of charge sheet filed by police proved that offending vehicle was driven rashly and negligently - Taking into account the amounts quantified by..........

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