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Traffic Fines & Challans: List of Traffic Fines

Traffic Fines and Challans In India

Indian roads are considered to be the deadliest. To curb the rising rate of road accidents, riders on road need to play their important roles and responsibilities. Road rules and regulations in India are designed and amended time to time as per the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. Various provisions of the act are enforced by the Motor Vehicle Department. Every state has a Regional Transport Offices (RTO) to carry out the various activities and functions as laid out in the Motor Vehicle Act.

Despite of rules and regulations, accidents do happen due to traffic violations. Recently, there has been increase in fines for traffic violations. 

Here is a list of Traffic Fines and Challans in India

Documents-related offences

Offences

Maximum amount of RTO fines/punishment

Section

Allowing your vehicle to be driven by another person who does not hold a valid driving license

INR. 5000 and/or imprisonment for up to three months

3 r/w 180 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Driving without a valid driving license

INR. 5000 and/or imprisonment for up to three months

3 r/w 181 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Driving without valid motor insurance

INR.2000 and/or imprisonment for up to three months

130 r/w 177 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Not carrying all the valid documents as stated in the Motor Vehicle Act while riding

INR. 500

130 (3) r/w 177 Motor Vehicle Act

Driving without valid permit

INR.2000 to INR. 10000

130 r/w 177 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Vehicle without registration certificate

INR. 2000

39 r/w 192 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Driving without valid vehicle fitness certificate

INR. 2000 to INR. 5000

130 r/w 177 of the Motor Vehicle Act

 

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Driving-related offences*: Traffic Fines and Challans in India

Offences

Maximum amount of RTO fines/punishment

Section

Allowing a person without license to drive your vehicle

INR. 1000

5 r/w 180 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Vehicle driven by minor (below 18 years of age)

INR 500

4 r/w

Reckless or negligent driving

INR 1000

177 of Motor Vehicle Act

Driving without seat belts

INR. 1000

138 (3) CMVR

Driving two-wheeler without helmet

INR. 1000 and scrapping of license for three months

129 r/w 177 of Motor Vehicle Act

Hazardous driving or riding over the speed limit

INR. 1000 and/or imprisonment up to six months

184 of Motor Vehicle Act

Driving against one way

INR. 100

2 RRR r/w 177 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Reversing without caution

INR. 100

17 (i) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act

Not keeping the vehicle to the left side of the road while driving

INR. 100

66 r/w 192 Motor Vehicle Act

Tripling on two-wheeler

INR. 100

128/177 pf Motor Vehicle Act

Driving on footpath

INR. 100

RRR 177 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Intentional disobeying of lawful directions

INR. 500

132/179 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol/ any other intoxicating substances

INR. 10000 and/or imprisonment for up to six months

185 of Motor Vehicle Act

Mobile usage while driving

INR.1000

184 of Motor Vehicle Act

Road accident involving a minor

INR. 1000

184 of Motor Vehicle Act

Not giving way to emergency vehicle

INR. 10000

194E of Motor Vehicle Act

 

Offences related to number plates, vehicle light and traffic signals: RTO Traffic Fines and Challan in India

Offences

Maximum amount of RTO fines /punishment

Section

Driving the vehicle with offensive number plates

INR. 100

CMVR 105 (2) (ii) 177 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Displaying number plate as ‘applied for’

INR. 4500

39/192 of Motor Vehicle Act

Improper horn usage

INR. 100

CMVR 105 (2) (ii) 177 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Driving without horn

INR. 100

119 (1)/177 CMVR

Improper usage of vehicle lights

INR. 100

CMVR 105 (2) (ii) 177 of the Motor Vehicle Act

Using high beam when it’s not needed

INR. 100

112 (G) A DMVR 177 of Motor Vehicle Act

Disobeying sign board

INR. 100

22 (b) RRR 239 MMVR 177 Motor Vehicle Act

Jumping signal

INR. 1000 and scrapping of license for three months

121 RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act

Not giving signal while taking turn

INR. 100

119/177 Motor Vehicle Act

 

 

However, it’s important to note that RTO fines may differ from state to state. Mumbai traffic police fines may vary from Bangalore RTO fines. If we take the example, ‘using mobile phone while driving’ is an offence for which Mumbai RTO fines INR. 200, Bangalore RTO fines INR. 100 and Pune RTO fines INR. 100. RTO fines can be paid online using RTO challan (called as e-challans) online.

Conclusion

For every effort that is made by the traffic police department and RTOs, it’s important to abide by the rules and regulations for the road safety and avoid paying hefty RTO fines. Follow the rules of RTO Traffic Fines and Challan in India and drive safe.

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