Topp v London Country Bus [1993]

Facts

  • A bus driver left the keys in his bus, which was parked in a pay-by, overnight
  • Thieves sole the bus, and subsequently drove negligently, injuring the claimant

Issue

  • Could the bus company be liable?

Decision

  • No liability

Reasoning

  • Although it was foreseeabile that the bus might be stolen, it was not foreseeable that it would be driven negligently
RELATED CASE  Perry v Kendricks Transport [1956]

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