Both owner and driver liable under Motor Vehicles Act for carrying excess load in goods carriage: Kerala High Court

Justice Ziyad Rahman clarified that both driver and registered owner of the Goods Carriage have committed two separate offenses, namely, driving it with excess weight and facilitating it.
Justice Ziyad Rahman AA
Justice Ziyad Rahman AA

The Kerala High Court recently held that the registered owner of a goods carriage as well as it driver are liable for carrying excess weight in it, as per the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (MV Act) [Fasaludeen A & Ors. v State of Kerala].

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