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Motor Vehicles Act 1988

Bajaj Allianz General Insrance Co. Ltd. v. Bheema

  • MACT

Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 – Section 147 – If the claimant had not been travelling in the vehicle as owner of the goods, he shall not be covered by the policy of insurance. In a three wheeler goods carriage, the driver could not have allowed anybody else to share his seat. No other person whether a passenger or as a owner of the vehicle is supposed to share the seat of the driver and any such action is violation of the policy conditions.

Balan v. Abhiraj

  • Order

Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 – Section 166 – Production of police charge sheet is prima facie sufficient evidence to find negligence – Deviation from police charge is possible only when evidence is adduced to disbelieve the charge sheet. 2021 (4) KCC 87 : 2021 (4) KHC 380

Oriental Insurance v. Thilakan

  • Order

Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 – Whether liability only policy issued by the insurer would cover the risk of a pillion rider ? – What is meant by `extra loading’ stated in the policy ? 2021 (4) KCC 84 : 2021 (4) KHC 254 : 2021 (4) KLT 413