High time to re-think assumption that driver of the bigger vehicle is always responsible for motor accidents: Madras High Court

"It is high time for all stakeholders to review our mind-set that in cases of road accidents involving big and small vehicles, fixing the driver of the big vehicle as tort-feasor", the Court said.

It is high time to rethink the assumption that in motor vehicle accidents, the driver of the bigger vehicle would be primarily responsible for the accident, the Madras High Court recently observed (The Branch Manager, Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation v. Marimuthu).

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