Under the new law, hit-and-run cases can attract up to 10 years in jail and a fine of Rs 7 lakh. against the current penalty of up to two-year jail term and a lighter fine. The maximum punishment of 10 years will kick in where the offender has caused death through rash driving and decamped without reporting the matter to the police.
In various states, truck and bus drivers have voiced their opposition to the Bharatiya Nyay Sanhita's rules on hit-and-run incidents. Drivers who cause a serious road accident by irresponsible dri
Long queues snaked their way around Chandigarh on Tuesday, fueled by anxiety over dwindling fuel reserves. The culprit? A nationwide truckers' strike protesting harsh penalties in the newly enacted Bh
India's roads, teeming with vehicles and buzzing with life, hold a stark reality: thousands perish in hit-and-run accidents each year. In an attempt to curb this grim statistic, the Bharatiya Nyaya Sa
In India, the new hit and run law under the Indian Penal Code imposes severe penalties on motorists who flee from the scene of an accident. Under the law, a driver who flees the scene after a hit-