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Violation of mandatory MVA clause

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Mar 30, 2018, 2:17 am IST
Updated : Mar 30, 2018, 2:17 am IST

The court has asked the state to file its reply in this regard.

According to the petitioner, these lapses have resulted in thousands of deaths  due to speeding.
 According to the petitioner, these lapses have resulted in thousands of deaths due to speeding.

Mumbai: A public interest litigation (PIL) seeking implementation of a mandatory clause of the Indian Motor Vehicles Act came up for hearing in the Bombay high court.

The petitioner – a NGO Rahat – pointed out lapses on the part of the state and manufacturers of vehicles in installing speed governors in all commercial and M1 class vehicles. According to the petitioner, these lapses have resulted in thousands of deaths  due to speeding.

The court has asked the state to file its reply in this regard.

A division bench of Justice Naresh Patil and Justice G.S. Kulkarni was hearing the petition filed by NGO, Raahat the Safe Community Foundation, through senior advocate Suren Uppal.

Tags: public interest litigation, indian motor vehicles act