(A) Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, S.166–Accident–Negligence–lf due to sudden crossing on the road by a child, driver of vehicle had to steer on one side, he should still has to see that he does not cause harm to any person—Driver of vehicle ought to factor an unforeseen situation of a stray cattle or a pedestrian crossing-Driver can be held negligent for causing harm to other person while trying to save somebody else on the road. (Para 3)
(B) Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, S.166–Accident–Negligence–Driver can be held negligent for causing harm to other person while trying to save somebody else on the road.
(C) Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, S.166–Accident–Claim Petition-Not to be dismissed by Tribunal on the ground that negligence was not established after police investigation. (Para 3)
(D) Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, S.166 & S.169–Accident-lnjury–S.169 MV Act allows for a flexibility of approach for a Tribunal to employ its own procedure and could choose one or more persons possessing special knowledge to assist it in holding the inquiry. (Para 7)
(E) Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, S.166–Accident–Disability @70%–Just Compensation–Injured aged 41 years contributing Rs. 3000/- by looking after land owned by him– After providing for hospital charges, special diet attendant charges and other expenses, total compensation of Rs. 12,32, OOO/- awarded. (Para 9)
Jagdish Singh & Ors.
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