Some Traffic Rules- Offences and Penalties in India

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The following are the Penalties for some of the Offences related to the Traffic Rules under “Motor Vehicles Act 1988”:-
1. Offences related to Documents:-

  • Driving without a Valid License- Fine of Rs. 500/- and /or imprisonment for 3 months
  • Allowing vehicle to be driven by a person who does not possess a Valid License-Fine of Rs 1000/- and/or imprisonment of 3 months
  • Not carrying documents as required-Fine of Rs. 100/-
  • Driving without Valid Insurance-Fine of Rs 1000/- and/or imprisonment of 3 months
  • Vehicle without R.C-Fine of Rs 2000/-

2. Offences related to Driving:-

  • Driving without a Valid License- Fine of Rs. 500/- and /or imprisonment for 3 months
  • Allowing vehicle to be driven by a person who does not possess a Valid License-Fine of Rs 1000/- and/or imprisonment of 3 months
  • Not carrying documents as required-Fine of Rs. 100/-
  • Driving without Valid Insurance-Fine of Rs 1000/- and/or imprisonment of 3 months
  • Vehicle without R.C-Fine of Rs 2000/-
  • Driving without a Valid License- Fine of Rs. 500/- and /or imprisonment for 3 months
  • Allowing vehicle to be driven by a person who does not possess a Valid License-Fine of Rs 1000/- and/or imprisonment of 3 months
  • Not carrying documents as required-Fine of Rs. 100/-
  • Driving without Valid Insurance-Fine of Rs 1000/- and/or imprisonment of 3 months
  • Vehicle without R.C-Fine of Rs 2000/-
  • Driving by Minor-Fine of Rs. 500/-
  • Driving without Helmet-Fine of Rs. 200/-
  • Seat Belts not fastened- Fine of Rs. 100/-
  • Rough/Rash/Negligent Driving – Fine of Rs. 1000/-
  • Dangerous or hasty Driving- Fine of Rs.1000/- and/or imprisonment of 6 months
  • Driving against One Way- Fine of Rs.100/-
  • Reversing without due care and attention- Fine of Rs. 100/-
  • Taking “U” turn during outlawed hours- Fine of Rs.100/-

3. Offences related to Road Markings/Signal:-

  • Violation of Yellow Line/Stop Line/Signals-Fine of Rs 100/-3

4. Offences related to Vehicle Horn/Lights:-

  • Improper use of headlights/tail light for vehicle used in driving/Using High Beam where not required/Driving without Horn/Improper horn usage while driving- Fine of Rs100/ for each

5. Offences related to Traffic authorities/Signals:-

  • Disobeying Traffic Police/ Disobeying manual Traffic Signal.Officer in uniform/Driving against Police Signals-Fine of Rs 100/- for each

6. Offences related to Speed/Overtaking:-

  • Exceeding the prescribed Speed Limits/ Overtaking perilously/ Failing to confer way to sanction Overtaking/Overtaking from the wrong side :- Fine of Rs 100/- for each

7. Other Offences:-

  • Driving under influence of Alcohol / Drugs- Fine of Rs 2000/-
  • Using Mobile Phone while Driving.-Find up to Rs 1000/-
  • Playing music while Driving- Fine of Rs 100/-
  • Driving without Silencer- Fine of Rs 100/-

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