A Critical Study on Accident under Section 80 of the Indian Penal Code

  • Chandini Raj Kishore, K. S. Bala Thirupura Sundari

Abstract

The main aim of this paper is to analyze about the road accidents in the district of thiruvallur. The people are less aware about the accident as a general exception. The people feel that when an accident takes place that person will be punished. The people of different age categories and genders are less aware about the accident as a general exception. Many developing countries including India have serious road problems. The accident rates are high compared to developed countries. There are more increase in the roads of India. In this traffic the ambulances are not able to reach on time and many people suffer due to that. The conditions of the roads are also one of the reasons for accidents. One more reason for accidents is that the rash driving among the youngsters in their motorbike. There are a few people who drive vehicles by using their mobile phones. There are strict laws in India for crossing red signals, not wearing helmets for both the rider and the pillion but no one takes those laws seriously. The laws were implemented for the welfare of the society and not for the purpose of money. The  present study and analysis shows that the distribution of road accidental deaths and injuries in India among the age and the gender category. The researcher has followed the non-doctrinal and empirical research and convenient sampling method. The sample size covered by the researcher is 300. The results observed that the people are less aware about the accident as a general exception.

Published
2020-05-10
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