Provision

Whoever drives any vehicle, or rides, on any public way in a manner so rash or negligent as to endanger human life, or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any other person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.


Simply Put

Rash or negligent driving on a public way endangering human life or likely to cause injuries to persons has been made an offence under this section. The section states that whoever drives any vehicle, or rides, on any public way in such a manner that it is so rash or negligent as to either endanger human life, or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any other person, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to six months, or with fine extending up to one thousand rupees, or with both.



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