The Parliament of India has approved the amendments in Motor Vehicle Act and the new traffic rules are applicable from 1 September 2019. As per the updated Motor Vehicles Act 2019, people will have to pay more fines (approx. 10 times) on violation of traffic rules. Now people can Check New Traffic Rules & complete Fine List before travelling on road.
This new Traffic Fine List will enable people to be aware of the new raised amount of penalty imposed on violating traffic rules. The central government has adopted this move in order to raise awareness in people on traffic rules and minimize road accidents.
All the people are requested to follow the new traffic rules and wear safety equipment while driving in order to avoid any challan.
New Traffic Rules & Challan Fines List 2019
Here is the complete list of traffic challan fines or penalty on violating the traffic rules in India:-
|Offence||Old challan/ penalty||New challan/ penalty|
|Rules of road regulation violation||₹100||₹500|
|Disobedience of orders of authorities||₹500||₹2,000|
|Unautorized use of vehicles without licence||₹1,000||₹5,000|
|Driving without licence||₹500||₹5,000|
|Driving despite disqualification||₹500||₹10,000|
|Dangerous driving||₹1,000||Up to ₹5,000|
|Vehicle without permit||Up to ₹5,000||Up to ₹10,000|
|Aggregators (violations of licencing conditions)||N/A||₹25,000 to ₹1 lakh|
|Overloading||₹2,000 and ₹1,000 per extra tonne||₹20,000 and ₹2,000 per extra tonne|
|Overloading of passengers||N/A||₹1,000 per extra passenger|
|Overloading of two wheelers||₹100||₹2,000 and disqualification of licence for 3 months|
|Helmets||₹100||₹1,000 and disqualification of licence for 3 months|
|Not providing way for emergency vehicles||N/A||₹10,000|
|Driving without insurance||₹1,000||₹2,000|
|Offences by juveniles||N/A||Guardian/owner shall be deemed to be guilty. ₹25,000 with 3 years imprisonment. Juvenile will be tried under JJ Act. Registration of vehicle will be cancelled.|
|Power of officers to impound documents||N/A||Suspension of driving licenses|
|Offences committed by enforcing authorities||N/A||Twice the penalty under the relevant section|
All these new rules and challan fine rates are currently applicable across the entire country. So, be aware and ensure Safe Driving.
For more details, visit the official website of Ministry of Road Transport & Highways at morth.nic.in