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SHIMLA: To monitor the compliance of the mandatory provisions of Motor Vehicle Act, Himachal Pradesh high court on Wednesday directed the state government to create a Motor Accidents Claims monitoring cell in each district headed by the DSPs. Orders were passed during the hearing of a PIL on the issue of several bus accidents being reported from all over the State for the last few months.
A Division Bench comprising the Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan passed these orders on a petition filed by Ajay Sipahiya and others from Solan, which was treated as Public Interest Litigation. The Court posted the matter for November 3.
Court directed the Himachal Pradesh Police to start a website with all the relevant information and documents regarding road accidents, which can be accessed by the claimants, insurance companies as well as Motor Accident Claims Tribunals.
Court also directed the Police to supply the copies of FIR and other documents to the claimants/Tribunals and to maintain registers at Police Stations indicating the details regarding date of dispatch of FIR and Form 54 of the Motor Accidents Claims Tribunals (MACTs).
Court also directed the Presiding officers of MACTs to convene meeting once in a month with Police, prosecution agencies and insurance Officers to ensure that compliance is made and the grievance of the sufferers is redressed without delay. The Court directed the Principal Secretary (Home), Director General of Police, all the District Judges and the Superintendents of Police of all districts to report on compliance of the orders passed today.
Court further directed the government to report compliance on its earlier directions dated September 4 regarding steps taken by it to prevent occurrences of vehicular accidents and to explore possibilities of creation of the posts of Mobile Traffic Magistrate in each District and Special Mobile Traffic Magistrate in Shimla and Dharamshala in order to prevent reckless driving and avoid traffic accidents by conducting traffic checking and spot trials within their jurisdictio