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IPC Section 279: Rash Driving Or Riding On A Public Way
Whoever drives any vehicle, or rides, on any public way in a manner so rash or negligent as to endanger human life, or to be likely to cause hurt or injury to any other person, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.
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|Offence||Driving or riding on a public way so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life, etc.|
|Punishment||6 Months or Fine or Both|
|Triable By||Any Magistrate|
|Offence Compoundable||Offence is NOT Compoundable|