Traffic Violation & Fines

List of Traffic Violation & Fines in India:

i. Offences Related to Documents:

OFFENCES RELATED TO DOCUMENTS
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Driving without carrying a Valid Driving License. INR 5000** and/ or imprisonment for up to 3 months 3 r/w 181 Motor Vehicle Act
2 Permitting your vehicle to be driven by an individual who does not hold a Valid Driving License. INR 5000** and/ or imprisonment for up to 3 months 5 r/w 180 Motor Vehicle Act
3 Not carrying the required documents as specified in Motor Vehicle Act while driving. INR 500** 130(3) r/w 177 Motor Vehicle Act
4 Driving without a Valid Auto Insurance. INR 2000 ** and/ or imprisonment for up to 3 months 130 r/w 177 Motor Vehicle Act
5 Driving without a Valid Permit. Up to INR 5000 and no less than INR 2000 130 r/w 177 Motor Vehicle Act
6 Driving without Valid Vehicle Fitness Certificate. Up to INR 5000 and no less than INR 2000 130 r/w 177 Motor Vehicle Act
7 Vehicle without RC Book (Registration Certificate) INR 2000 39 r/w 192 Motor Vehicle Act

** Changes made in August -2016

ii. Offences Related to Driving:

Offences Related to Driving
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Driving by a minor (aged below 18). INR 500 4 r/w 181 Motor Vehicle Act
2 Letting an unlicensed fellow to drive. INR 1000 5 r/w 180 Motor Vehicle Act
3 Driving bikes/ two wheelers without wearing a helmet. INR 100 129 r/w177 Motor Vehicle Act
4 Driving without fastening the seat belts. INR 100 138(3) CMVR
5 Rough/ Reckless/ Negligent Driving INR 1000 177 Motor Vehicle Act
6 Hazardous or hasty (over the speed limit) driving. INR 1000 and/ or imprisonment up to 6 months 184 Motor Vehicle Act
7 Not driving in the proper lane. Court Challan 112-183 Motor Vehicle Act
8 Driving in the center and not keeping to left side of the road. INR 100 66 r/w 192 Motor Vehicle Act
9 Driving against One Way. INR 100 2 RRR r/w 177 Motor Vehicle Act
10 Reversing without due caution and care. INR 100 17 (i) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
11 Taking “U” turn during forbidden hours. INR 100 MMVR 233
12 Not taking adequate care while taking a “Turn”. INR 100 177 Motor Vehicle Act
13 Failing to slow down at intersection/ junction. INR 100 12 RRR
14 Not carrying on left of traffic island. INR 100 177 Motor Vehicle Act
15 Carrying people on Footboard. INR 100 3 RRR
16 Carrying people to the point that it causes inconvenience (be it for rearview visibility or gear shifting) to the driver. INR 100 177 Motor Vehicle Act
17 Trippling on bikes/ two wheelers. INR 100 128/177 Motor Vehicle Act
18 Driving on Footpath. INR 100 RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
19 Stopping at pedestrian from crossing or crossing a Stop Line (Zebra Cross). INR 100 RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act

iii. Offences Related to Road Marking:

Offences Related to Road Marking
Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
Violating the Yellow Line. INR 100 119/177 Motor Vehicle Act
Violating the Stop Line. INR 100 113(1)/177 DMVR
Violating the Mandatory Signs. INR 100 119/177 Motor Vehicle Act

iv. Offences Related to Vehicle Number Plates:

Offences Related to Vehicle Number Plates
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Use of Offensive Number Plate for vehicle used in driving. INR 100 CMVR 105 (2) (ii)
2 Displaying ‘Applied For’. INR 4500 177 Motor Vehicle Act

v. Offences Related to Vehicle Lights:

Offences Related to Vehicle Lights
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Improper use of headlights and/ or tail light for your vehicle used in driving. INR 100 CMVR 105 (2) (ii)
2 Using a High Beam when it is not needed. INR 100 177 Motor Vehicle Act

vi. Offences Related to Horn:

Offences Related to Horn
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Driving without a Horn. INR 100 119(1)/177 CMVR
2 Improper usage of horn when you drive. INR 100 CMVR 105 (2) (ii)

vii. Offences Related to Traffic Police:

Offences Related to Traffic Police
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Disobeying a Traffic Police Officer in uniform. INR 100 119 Motor Vehicle Act
2 Driving against Police Signal. INR 100 22 (a) RRR
3 Not complying with the manual Traffic Signal. INR 100 177 Motor Vehicle Act

viii. Offences Related to Traffic Signal:

Offences Related to Traffic Signal
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Not complying with the Traffic signal / Sign Board. INR 100 22 (b) RRR
2 Failing to give the appropriate Signal. INR 100 239 MMVR
3 Signal Jumping. INR 100 177 Motor Vehicle Act

ix. Offences Related to Speed & Overtaking:

Offences Related to Speed & Overtaking
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Driving above the permitted Speed Limits by the Traffic Police. Up to INR 1000 112 – 183 Motor Vehicle Act
2 Abetment for Going over the Speed Limit. INR 300 112/ 183 (2) Motor Vehicle Act
3 Overtaking hazardously. INR 100 6 (a) RRR r/w 177 Motor Vehicle Act
4 Failing to deliberate way to sanction Overtaking. INR 100 7 RRR
5 Overtaking from the Wrong Side. INR 100 177 Motor Vehicle Act

x. Other Offences Related to Driving:

Other Offences
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Purposely disobeying Lawful Directions. INR 500 132/179 Motor Vehicle Act
2 Driving under influence of Alcohol and/ or Drugs. INR 2000 and/ or imprisonment for up to 6 months 185 Motor Vehicle Act
3 Using Mobile Phone while Driving. Up to INR 1000 184 Motor Vehicle Act
4 Leaving a vehicle in untenanted engine. INR 100 126-177 Motor Vehicle Act
5 Leaving vehicle in a dangerous position. INR 100 122 177 Motor Vehicle Act
6 In case of an accident involving a minor. INR 1000 184 Motor Vehicle Act
7 Playing music while Driving. INR 100 102/ 177 Motor Vehicle Act
8 Driving without a fixed Silencer. INR 100 120/190 (2)/177 CMVR
9 Driving when emotionally, mentally and/ or physically unfit. Court Challan 186 Motor Vehicle Act

xi. Offences Related to Towing of Automobiles:

Offences Related to Towing of Vehicles
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Two Wheeler. INR 100 RRR 177 Motor Vehicles Act
2 Car, Jeep, Cab, Auto Rickshaw. INR 200 RRR 177 Motor Vehicles Act
3 Truck, Tanker, Trailer. INR 600 RRR 177 Motor Vehicles Act

xii. Offences Related to Pollution:

Offences Related to Pollution
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Smoking in Public Transport is strictly prohibited. INR 100 86 (1) (5)/ 177 DMVR
2 Pollution Not Under Control. INR 100 99 (1) (a)/ 177 DMVR
3 Using multi-toned and/ or shrill horn. INR 500 119 CMVR
4 Blowing Pressure Horn. INR 100 190 (2) Motor Vehicle Act
5 Silencer and/ or muffler making a huge noise. INR 500 96 (1)/ 177 DMVR
6 Smoky Exhaust (against specifications). INR 500 CMVR 120
7 Use of horn in Silence Zone. INR 100 190 (2) Motor Vehicle Act

xiii. Offences Related to Motor Vehicles:

Offences Related to Motor Vehicles
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Using the vehicle in hazardous conditions. Court Challan 192 Motor Vehicles Act
2 When motor vehicle is out of state for more than 12 months. INR 100 47 – 177 Motor Vehicles Act
3 Particulars to be printed on transport vehicles. INR 100 84 (G) – 177 Motor Vehicles Act
4 Without Wiper INR 100 CMVR 101 5,12 177 Motor Vehicles Act
5 Without Side Mirror. INR 100 5, 7/177 Motor Vehicles Act
6 Tyres with some kind of defection. INR 100 CMVR 94
7 No indication board on left hand drive vehicle. INR 100 120, 177 Motor Vehicles Act
8 Selling motor vehicle/ modifying motor vehicle in contravention of Act. INR 300 52/ 191 Motor Vehicles Act, 32/192.66/192 Motor Vehicles Act
9 Vehicles that are fitted with tint/ dark glasses or sun films. INR 100 100 CMVR 177 Motor Vehicles Act
10 Driving without proper or valid number plate or illuminating the number plate at the back. INR 100 236 MMVR 177 Motor Vehicles Act
11 Not displaying public carrier board. INR 100 116 MMVR 177 Motor Vehicles Act
12 Use of private automobile for business purposes. Up to INR 5000 but no less than INR 2000 Not Applicable
13 Any kind of misbehavior with commuters, not wearing the uniform or not showing the badge. INR 100 MMVR 21 (18) 177 Motor Vehicle Act
14 Loading the goods vehicle with more than the permitted weight. INR 2000 plus INR 1000 for every other ton. MMVR 93 (u) (i) 177 Motor Vehicle Act
15 Transporting goods in a treacherous or hazardous way. Imprisonment and/ or penalty of INR 3000. 29 RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
16 Breach of permit terms and conditions. Imprisonment and/ or penalty of up to INR 5000, not less than INR 2000. Not Applicable
17 Usage of Colored/ Tinted light on the vehicle INR 100 97 (2)/ 177 DMVR

xiv. Offences Related to Commercial Vehicles:

Offences Related to Commercial Vehicles
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Working in ‘NO ENTRY’ Time Up to INR 2000 115/194 Motor Vehicle Act
2 Violating the Time Table Court Challan 11/177, 2/177, 66/192 Motor Vehicle Act
3 High and Long / Load in Vehicles INR 100 29 RRR/177 Motor Vehicle Act
4 Carrying animals in goods vehicles in contravention of rules. INR 100 MMVR 83 177 Motor Vehicle Act
5 Transporting people hazardously or carrying people in goods carrier vehicles. INR 100 MMVR 108 177 Motor Vehicle Act
6 Carrying Goods in Passenger Vehicles Not Applicable Not Applicable
7 Perilous projection of goods. INR 100 229 MMVR, 29 RRR & 177 Motor Vehicle Act
8 Carrying goods unsafe. INR 100 MMVR 202 177 Motor Vehicle Act
9 Carrying possessions more than 11 feet high. INR 100 MMVR 93 (u) (i) 177 Motor Vehicle Act
10 Going over the limit of weight and limitation on Use. Court Challan 113/194(1) Motor Vehicle Act
11 Driver refusing to weigh his vehicle. Court Challan 114/194(2) Motor Vehicle Act
12 Loading on Tail Board. INR 100 MMVR 202 & 177 Motor Vehicle Act
13 Misconduct by Taxi or TSR Driver. INR 100 11(3)/ 177 DMVR
14 Over Charging by Taxi or TSR Driver. INR 100 11(8)/ 177 DMVR
15 Charging without having a Meter. INR 100 11(8)/ 177 DMVR
16 Refusal by Taxi or TSR Driver. INR 100 11(9)/ 177 DMVR
17 Driving without Khaki Uniform. INR 100 7/ 177 DMVR
18 Driver without wearing a Badge. INR 100 22 (1)/ 177 DMVR
19 Conductor without the specified Uniform. INR 100 23 (1)/ 177 DMVR
20 Conductor without Badge. INR 100 22 (1)/ 177 DMVR
21 Stopping without a Bus stop. Court Challan 66/ 192 Motor Vehicle Act
22 Power to detain Vehicle driven in infringement of section 3.4,39 or 66(1) MV Act. Court Challan 207 (1) Motor Vehicle Act

xv. Offences Related to Parking:

Offences Related to Parking
SL No. Offences Penalty/ Sentence Section
1 Parking in the same direction of the flow of traffic. INR 100 22 (a) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
2 Parking away from walkway towards road. INR 100 15 (2) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
3 Parking against flow of traffic. INR 100 15 (2) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
4 Parking causing Obstruction to other vehicles and people. INR 100 15 (2) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
5 Parking on any Taxi Stand. INR 100 15 (2) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
6 Parking in not any specified way. INR 100 15 (1) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
7 Parking at any Corner/ Edge. INR 100 15 (i) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
8 Parking within 15 meters on either side of a Bus Stop, causing inconvenience to those waiting for bus as well as bus drivers. INR 100 15 (2) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
9 Parking on a Bridge. INR 100 15 (2) (i) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
10 Parking at any Traffic Island. INR 100 15 (i) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
11 Parking in ‘No Parking’ Zone. INR 100 15 (2) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
12 Parking on any Pedestrian Crossing. INR 100 15 (2) (iii) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
13 Parking the vehicle on Walkways. INR 100 15(2) (ii) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
14 Parking in front of any gate. INR 100 15 (2) (viii) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act
15 Any kind of obstruction caused due to the way you have parked your vehicle. INR 100 15(1) RRR 177 Motor Vehicle Act