17 February 2020

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Notifications & Circulars

Amendments Proposed to Central Motor Vehicles Rules, Fastags and Vehicle Tracking System to be Made Mandatory for All National Permit Commercial Vehicles Driving License(17.07.2018)

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified draft amendments to the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, making FASTags and Vehicle Tracking System .....

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Penalties under Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act(05.12.2019)

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 inter alia provides for enhancement of penalties for offences for ensuring greater compliance and enhancing d.....

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SC: Purpose of Compensation Under MV Act is to Restore the Aggrieved to Position Prior to Accident(24.08.2018)

While enhancing the compensation awarded to the victim by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal by almost three times, the Supreme Court observed that th.....

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Frame Rules to Pay Compensation to Accident Victims by Auctioning Uninsured Vehicles: SC to States(17.09.2018)

Supreme Court has observed each state and union territory to frame appropriate rules to put uninsured motor vehicles in public auction and pay compens.....

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Vehicle Manufacturers/Dealers Liable to Pay Tax U/S 6 of Bihar Motor Vehicles Taxation Act: SC(20.12.2018)

Supreme Court has held that the manufacturers and dealers of vehicles are liable to pay additional tax under Section 6 of the Bihar Motor Vehicles Tax.....

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Rajasthan High Court: Scrap Driving Licences of Those Who Cannot Read(29.05.2019)

Rajasthan High Court has directed the State Government to withdraw driving licences given to persons who can't read signboards, warning signs and othe.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019(24.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019, to amend the provisions under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. It was passed through a voi.....

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President Gives Assent to Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019(12.08.2019)

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill which has now become an Act will tighten road traffi.....

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New Motor Vehicles Act Enforced from 1st September, 2019(02.09.2019)

The new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 has been enforced from 1st September, 2019 as a result of which violating traffic rules will attract hars.....

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Delhi HC Wants Uniform Law on Cabs Running in Delhi-NCR(16.12.2015)

Delhi HC has said, "The Motor Vehicles Act needs to be relooked. It is old and need changes. If entire Delhi-NCR could be looked as one state so that .....

Tags : Delhi HC, Motor Vehicles Act , Uniform Law on Cabs Running


Kerala HC: Non Wearing of Helmet Can’t be Ground to Fix Contributory Negligence(15.02.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that non-wearing of helmet, though an offence under the relevant provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, could not be taken a.....

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Madras HC: Amendment to TN Motor Vehicles Act Unconstitutional(06.04.2016)

Madras High Court has declared that the amendment made to Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicles Taxation Act,1974, by the government, which imposed a tax on omni .....

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Bombay HC to State Transport Dept.: Ensure School Buses Follow Rules(04.07.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed the state transport department to reply to a PIL filed for seeking that light motor vehicles, BEST and MSRTC buses used.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Maharashtra Motor Vehicles (Regulation of School Buses) Rules 2011


Nitin Gadkari Introduces The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Lok Sabha(09.08.2016)

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways has introduced the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in the Lok Sabha, proposing hefty pen.....

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Bombay HC Issues Guidelines for Claims Settlement Under Motor Vehicles Act(22.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued several guidelines regarding disposal of claims for accidents under Motor Vehicles Act by Motor Accident Tribunals in Sta.....

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Supreme Court Junks Plea Seeking to Stop Use of Helmets for Motorbike(22.03.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed a PIL seeking directions to Government to stop use of helmets for motorcycle riders under Motor Vehicles Act.

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Lok Sabha Passes Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2016, Fines Raised by 5 Times(11.04.2017)

Lok Sabha has passed Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to reduce crashes, deaths and injuries on roads and bring reforms in road transport .....

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Bombay HC: Damages Under MV Act Applicable Only When Injury/Fatality Is Due to Collision(29.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that Section 163-A of Motor Vehicles Act is applicable only if injury or fatality is result of collision and a consequence.....

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Madras HC Restrains Transport Dept. from Allowing LPG Auto Permit Holders to Purchase Diesel Auto(20.07.2017)

Madras High Court has restrained the Transport Department from invoking the powers conferred on it under Section 83 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and th.....

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Insurer Can’t Raise Defence of Victim’s Negligence in Proceedings U/s 163A MV Act: SC(28.11.2017)

Supreme Court has held that in a proceeding under Section 163A of Motor Vehicles Act, it is not open for the insurer to raise any defence of negligenc.....

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Supreme Court Explains the Ambit of Term “Owner” Under Motor Vehicles Act(07.02.2018)

Supreme Court has held that for the purposes of MV Act, the person whose name is reflected in the records of the registering authority is the owner wi.....

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Compensation in Accident Cases a Right, Not Dole: Supreme Court(08.03.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that award of compensation is an entitlement under law which must be commensurate with the pain and suffering of those injured.....

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Delhi HC: LMV Licence Includes Authorization To Drive Transport Vehicle, Including Tractor(01.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has reiterated that a licence issued to drive Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) includes authorization to drive transport vehicle, includin.....

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Top Story

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 enforced from 1st September, 2019 imposing steeper fines for violating traffic rules(02.09.2019)

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 was enacted with a view to consolidate and amend the laws relating to motor vehicles. The Act was enacted to give effect .....

Tags : Motor Vehicles Act, Penalties, Violation of Traffic Rules


Blast from the Past

Insurers cannot be excluded from proceedings on non-statutory grounds(11.05.1959)

In 1959 the Supreme Court answered the question – can a motor vehicle insurer escape being arrayed as a defendant on grounds not mentioned in statute .....

Tags : Motor vehicles act, 1939, insurer, exclusion