Necessity of third party insurance? Who are exempted from it

Section 146 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 provides that no person shall use ( except as a passenger), or allow any other person to use, a motor vehicle in a public place, unless the vehicle is covered by a policy of insurance complying with the requirement of the Act. Read more

Plying of buses without insurance; authorities seek time to file reply

In the case of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed against the plying of Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) buses on roads without mandatory insurance under the Motor Vehicle Act, Chandigarh home-cum-transport secretary, state transport authority, deputy commissioner, deputy superintendent of police (traffic) and the CTU manager have sought more time from the court to file their replies. Read more