Compensation in motor vehicle accident cases can be claimed under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. In a motor accident claim, the victim of road accident can file a complaint with the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT).
What is considered almost harmless, sometimes never given a second thought- level of harmless is absolutely the biggest sin one can commit on the roads. Drunk driving is a menace not only to one’s safety but also the safety of fellow passengers and even bystanders or other drivers.
The progress of any nation is indicated by the development of its transportation system. With the fast-growing vehicle population of the nation, there is a rapid increase in traffic problems. Particularly in city conditions, traffic violations are a common occurrence and more so a hindrance to daily life. Hence there is an increase in requirement of tougher traffic control systems.
India is the 2nd most populous country in the world, with such a huge population the amount of Motor Vehicles in the country is bound to be extremely high with increased probability of road accidents. India amounts to 10% of the total road accidents in the world. An average Indian possessing a motor vehicle is likely to meet with some motor accident during his lifetime.