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Researcher Radhakrishnan Nair, K.
Advisor Dr.Sebastian, V D
Source CUSAT-Thesis
Content type Text
Educational Degree Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Law
Subject Keyword Traffic accidents in kerala ♦ causes and characteristics of road accidents ♦ general law applicable to settlement of motor accidents ♦ Historical background of legal system in india ♦ commom Law and civil law systems ♦ Nature of third party insurance
Abstract The accident toll on our road traffic is staggering. Obviouslythis appalling toll of life represents heavy economic loss in addition to human tragedy. the enormous increase in the number of motor vehicles with its rash, negligent and reckless use by unscrupulous, inexperienced and dangerous drivers in the most miserably managed roads coupled with concomitant hazards would draw our attention that Accident Prevention, and Accident compensation are thoroughly two compatiable aims. Proposed solutions to the traffic Problems abound. Preventiveefforts concentrated on each of the variables the driver, the road and the vehicle are all being initiated. Still it is a Will the .Motor Vehicles are not considered as dangerous machines. Motoring activity is found useful.A competent and specially trained police force has to be created to deal with the traffic offences in a more scientific ways.The term ���legal representative needs to be defined on theconstructive aspects of relation and dependence.Services of legal aid and public counsels shall necessarily be extended to the poor Motor Accident victims.Timely reporting and timely investigation of Motor Accidents cases will reduce the number of fraudulent claims. There are instances where cases are taken in to investigation after several months of occurrence.It is hoped that the suggestions made above as a result of the present study, if pwgninto practice, may make a humble contribution to the prevention sssof motor accidents and to a faster and speedier settlement of motor accident compensation claims.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Thesis
Publisher Institution Cochin University of Science and Technology