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Employer liability: Employer's liability for employee's negligent driving

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    Smith v Stages and Darlington Insulation Co Ltd [1989] IRLR 177 HL (0 other reports)

Employees travelling on the highway are acting in the course of their employment if at the material time they are "going about their employer's business", holds the House of Lords in Smith v Stages and another. One strong indication that they are "going about their employer's business" is if they receive wages for travelling.