OFFENCES AND PENALTIES

 

The Motor Vehicles Act,1988 (MVA), Central Motor Vehicles Rules,1989 (CMV), Chandigarh Motor Vehicles Rules and the Rules of Road Regulation,1989 [The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act,2019 No.32 of 2019] dated 09-08-2019 are the legal instruments for the conduct of road traffic in India.

 

Sr. No.

OFFENCE

PENALTY FOR FIRST OFFENCE

PENALTY FOR SUBSEQUENT OFFENCE

01

Driving without Valid Licence

Rs. 10,000/-

Rs. 10,000/-

02

Driving Without RC and FC (Fitness Certificate).

Rs. 5,000/-

Rs. 10,000/-

03

Driving Without Insurance.

Rs. 2,000/-

Rs. 4,000/-

04

Air Pollution and Noise Pollution

Rs. 5,000/-

Rs. 10,000/-

05

Dangerous Driving

Rs. 2,000/-

Rs. 10,000/-

06

Driving Without Seat Belt

Rs. 1,000/-

Rs. 1,000/-

07

Riding without Helmets driver & pillion.

Rs. 1,000/- and disqualified for holding Licence for period of three months

Rs. 1,000/- and disqualified for holding Licence for period of three months

08

Riding More than Two Person on two Wheeler. (Tripling)

Rs. 1,000/- and disqualified for holding Licence for period of three months

Rs. 1,000/- and disqualified for holding Licence for period of three months

09

Jumping Traffic Signal.

Rs. 500/-

Rs. 1,000/-

10

Wrong Parking Within City Area.

Rs. 500/-

Rs. 1,000/-

11

Unauthorised use of Sun Film.

Rs. 1,000/-

Rs. 1,500/-

12

Unauthorised use of Red/Blue Beacon.

Rs. 1,000/-

Rs. 1,500/-

13

Smoking While Driving.

Rs. 500/-

Rs. 1,000/-

14

Over Sized Vehicle for Without Fitness Certificate.

Rs. 5,000/-

Rs. 5,000/-

15

Driving Mentally and Physically Unfit.

Rs. 1,000/-

Rs. 2,000/-

16

Not providing way for fire Services, Ambulance or other Emergency Vehicle.

Rs. 10,000/- and disqualified for holding Licence for period of three months

Rs. 1,000/- and disqualified for holding Licence for period of three months

17

Racing and Trails of Speed.

Rs. 5,000/-

Rs. 10,000/-

18

Driving LMV With Over Speed

Rs. 1,000/-

Rs. 2,000/-

19

Driving HMV/MMV With Over Speed

Rs. 2,000/-

Rs. 4,000/-

20

Overloading of Goods vehicles and violation of no entry.  

Rs. 20,000/- and Rs. 2,000/- (per extra tonne)

Rs. 20,000/- and Rs. 2,000/- (per extra tonne)

21

Carrying excess passenger in transport vehicle.

Rs. 200/- (per extra passenger)

Rs. 200/- (per extra passenger)

22

Using horn needlessly or continually or in prohibited Area.

Rs. 1,000/-

Rs. 2,000/-

 

 

 

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Sr. No

Section

Offences

For First Offence

For Subsequent Offence

1

177

1) Disobey of traffic signal.

Rs. 500/-

Rs. 1000

 

2) Smoking while driving

Rs. 500

Rs. 1000

 

3) Wrong parking within city area

Rs. 500

Rs. 1000

 

4) Unauthorized use of Sun film

Rs. 1000

Rs. 1500

 

5) Failing to Lower Head Light Beam within city road

Rs. 500

Rs. 600

 

6) Unauthorized use of Red/Blue beacon

Rs. 1000

Rs. 1500

 

7) Private Service vehicle without fire extinguisher

Rs. 500

Rs. 600

2

178(1)

Travelling without pass & ticket

Rs. 500

Rs. 500

3

178(2)

Supply of invalid tickets lesser value ticket etc.

Rs. 500

Rs. 500

4

178(3)(a)

If permit in contravention of the provisions of M.V Act

Rs. 50

Rs. 50

5

178(3)(b)

Refusal to ply contract carriage or to carry the passengers.

Rs. 500

Rs. 500

6

179(1)

Disobeying of orders, obstructions and refusal of information

Rs. 1000

Rs. 1500

7

179(2)

Failure to supply any information willfully withhold such information or supply false information.

Rs. 1000

Rs. 1500

8

180

Allowing unauthorized person to drive two

Rs. 5000

Rs. 5000

9

181

Driving without Driving License or not valid Driving License.

Rs. 5000

Rs. 5000

10

182(1)

Driving vehicle during disqualification/suspension of licence procuring of license when not legally authorized to do so by concealing facts

Rs. 10000

Rs. 10000

11

182(2)

Acting as a conductor with licence obtaining conductor licence when not legally authorized by concealing

Rs. 2000

Rs. 2000

12

182-A(1)

Offence relating to sale of vehicle by Dealer/Manufacture/Importer violating chapter 7

Rs. 100000 (per vehicle)

Rs. 100000 (per vehicle)

13

182-A(3)

Offence relating to sale of critical safety component not complying with chapter 7

Rs. 100000 (per Component)

Rs. 100000 (per Component)

14

182-A(4)

Alteration of motor vehicle by owner not permitted by Act/Rules

Rs. 5000 (Per Alteration)

Rs. 5000 (Per Alteration)

15

182 B

Prohibition of Registration & Fitness Certification to oversized vehicles violating section 62 A read with 110

Rs. 5000

Rs. 5000

16

183(1)

Driving LMV with excess speed

Rs. 1000

Rs. 2000

17

183(2)

Driving HMV/MMV passenger with excess speedSchool Bus beyond 50 KMPH (permissible speed limit)

Rs. 2000

Rs. 4000

18

184

Dangerous driving & using handheld communication devices while by driver

Rs. 2000

Rs. 10000

19

186

Driving Mentally/ Physical unfit to drive

Rs. 1000

Rs. 2000

20

189

Racing and trails of speed without the written consent of the State Govt. permits.

Rs. 5000

Rs. 10000

21

190(2)

1) Violating standards of road safety,air pollution and noise pollution

Rs. 5000

Rs. 10000

22

192

Using vehicle without registration and F.C

Rs. 5000

Rs. 10000

23

192 A

Vehicle without permit and violating permit conditions

Rs. 10000

Rs. 10000

24

194(1)

Overloading goods vehicle and violation of entry U/S 115

Rs. 20000 and 2000 per tone of excess load.

Rs. 20000 and 2000 per tone of excess load.

25

194 (1 A)

Carrying over dimension

Rs. 20000

Rs. 20000

26

194(2)

Refusal for weighing of the goods carriage

Rs. 40000

Rs. 40000

27

194 A

Carrying excess passenger in transport vehicle

Rs. 200(Per extra Passenger)

Rs. 200(Per extra Passenger)

28

194 B(1)

Without Seat belt (Driver and Passengers)

Rs. 1000

Rs. 1000

29

194 B(2)

Carrying children below 14 yr without safety belt/child restraint system

Rs. 1000

Rs. 1000

30

194 C

Riding more than two persons on two wheeler

Rs. 1000 and disqualified for holding licence for period of three months

Rs. 1000 and disqualified for holding licence for period of three months

31

194 D

Riding without Helmets by both drivers & pillion

Rs. 1000 and disqualified for holding licence for period of three months

Rs. 1000 and disqualified for holding licence for period of three months

32

194 E

Not providing way for Fire Service Vehicle or Ambulance or other emergency vehicles

Rs. 10000 and disqualified for holding licence for period of three months

Rs. 10000 and disqualified for holding licence for period of three months

33

194 F(a)

Using horn needlessly or continuously or in prohibited area

Rs. 1000

Rs. 2000

34

194 F(b)

Release of exhaust gas other than silencer

Rs. 1000

Rs. 2000

35

196

Driving Without insurance

Rs. 2000

Rs. 4000

36

198

Unauthorized interference with vehicle

Rs. 1000

Rs. 1000