Here’s how much you will have to pay if you break traffic rules


    Amar Ashok Jajoo | Sep 1, 2019 16:19

    Heavy fines for traffic rule violators have come into effect from today (September 1, 2019) across the country under the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which was cleared by the Parliament last month. Minister for Road Transport and Highways of India Nitin Gadkari said that the new law aims to instill fear in the minds of traffic rule violators.

    Here’s how much you penalty you will have to pay from today if you break traffic rules!

    → No Seatbelt

    Fine: Rs 1,000

     → No Helmet

    Fine: Rs 1,000 and up to 3 months Driving License disqualification

     → Blocking way of emergency vehicles

    Fine: Rs 10,000/up to 6 months jail or both

     → Driving without license

    Fine: Rs 5,000/up to 3 months jail or both

    Rs 10,000/up to 1 year jail or both for subsequent offence

     → Driving despite disqualification

    Fine: Rs 10,000/up to 3 months jail or both

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     → Speeding/Racing

    Fine: Rs 5,000/up to 3 months jail for first offence

    Rs 10,000/up to 1 year jail or both

     → Drunk Driving

    Fine: Rs 10,000/up to 6 months in jail or both for first offence

    Rs 15,000/up to 2 year jail or both for subsequent offence

    → Jumping traffic lights / Dangerous Driving

    Fine: Rs 1,000 – Rs 5,000/6-12 months jail or both

    Rs 10,000/ 2 years jail or both for subsequent offence

     → Use of horn and lord exhaust

    Fine: Rs 1,000 for first offence

    Rs 2,000 for subsequent offence

     → Uninsured vehicle

    Fine: Up to Rs 2,000/3 months in jail or both for first offence

    Up to Rs 4,000/3 months in jail or both

    Using mobile phone while driving/Wrong Overtaking/Driving Against Traffic Flow

    Fine: Rs 1,000 – Rs 5,000/6-12 months in jail or both

    Rs 10,000/2 years in jail or both for subsequent offence

     → Offences by Juveniles

    Fine: Guardian/vehicle owner to be deemed guilty;

    Rs 25,000 with three years jail;

    Cancellation of vehicle registration for 1 year, no license to accused juvenile till he attains age of 25 years