Fine up to Rs 1 lakh! Most expensive traffic violation challan in India – Times of India

Under the amendment that came in 2019, some very drastic changes were made in the Motor Vehicles Act. Traffic laws were made more stringent and penalties were increased tenfold. Now that in some areas the traffic police have started fining people for not wearing the rear seat belt. Cyrus Mistry Incident, let’s take a look at some traffic law violation challans and it goes without saying that you should avoid violating them (not only because of the penalties involved but the sole reason behind their existence in the first place).
Before we get into it, there have been several cases of staggering traffic violation challans that go beyond this list of challans. For example, a Porsche In January 2020, the owner was fined Rs 27.68 lakh for ‘not having the required documents’.
Before Porsche, this record was held by a vehicle registered in Rajasthan, which was fined Rs 1,41,700 in Delhi by the Rohini circle police for ‘violating traffic rules’.
A very common error that many people commit is to step out of a car or two wheeler without a valid driving license, whose challan is Rs 5,000. Earlier it used to be Rs 500. A similar challan will come your way if you are found driving an unauthorized vehicle without a valid license plate for Rs 5,000.
They were a couple of challans worth Rs 5,000. If the vehicle in question is disqualified due to reasons like expired RC or failed fitness tests, the challan for driving such vehicle is Rs 10,000. (It used to be Rs 500 earlier).

Hasty or dangerous driving can be challaned – for the first time: Imprisonment from 6 months to 1 year and/or fine from Rs 1,000 to Rs 5,000. Second time: Imprisonment up to 2 years and/or fine up to Rs 10,000.
For the first time, a fine of Rs 10,000 will be challaned for driving while intoxicated, the second time it will increase to Rs 15,000, along with a jail term of six months to two years.
overload Passengers in a vehicle are fined Rs 1,000 per additional passenger, however, overloading the vehicle beyond its payload limit will result in a challan of Rs 20,000 (Rs 2,000 per additional tonne).
Failure to give way to an emergency vehicle can result in a fine of Rs 10,000 and/or imprisonment of up to six months. Offenses committed by juveniles carry a jail term of Rs 25,000 and imprisonment of up to three years (if the vehicle owner or guardian is deemed guilty).
central minister Nitin Gadkari It also said in September 2019 that contractors would be fined up to Rs 1 lakh for construction of bad roads and neglecting their proper maintenance. motor vehicle act2019. 2019.

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