Days after the revised Motor Vehicles- MV Act came into force.
a Delhi man was punished a hefty Rs 23,000 for riding a motorcycle without wearing a helmet and also for not carrying essential documents.
The stricter traffic – rules MV Act came into force on September 1, taking up the number of penalties by more than 4-times in some cases.
|Traffic Violations ||Old Fine (Rs)||New Fine (Rs)|
|Driving without license||500||5000|
|Driving without insurance||1000||2000|
|Over speeding||400||1000 for LMV (Light Motor Vehicle)2000 for Medium Passenger Vehicle|
|Seat Belt violation||100||1000|
|Overloading of two-wheelers||100||2000, Disqualification of license for 3 months|
|No helmet||100||1000, Disqualification of license for 3 months|
|Not providing a way for emergency vehicles||10000|
|Offence by Juveniles||25000, 3 years imprisonment for guardian/owner|
including violations like triple riding, misuse, tampered number plates, using weight horns, and talking on a mobile phone while riding/driving.
Gurugram Police announced Dinesh Madan a challan on Monday, near the community court in Gurugram, for not providing the documents including his driving licence, enrollment certificate of the motorcycle and the abused certificate.
“As Madan was not using his helmet, he was arrested by the on-duty traffic personnel. He was unable to produce his documents when asked. Hence, the challan was an issue,” the traffic police officer at the location said.