Traffic Fines In Karnataka Likely To Slash Today

Karnataka Transport Minister & Deputy CM Laxman Savadi said on Saturday that the Karnataka government led by BJP has agreed to slash the traffic penalties under the new amendment motor vehicle act.

Mr. Savadi also informed that he has a copy of the revised traffic fines in Gujrat state.

Laxman Savadi also said that “We will look it on Monday morning & will take the final decision on the same day”.

The amendment to the motor vehicle act came into effect from 1st September 2019, midnight. Under this newly revised act, the traffic fines are increased by approximately 10x for driving errors.

Here is the new traffic penalties under motor amendment vehicle act, from 1st September 2019

Section Old Provision / PenaltyNew Proposed Provision / Minimum Penalties
177GeneralRs 100Rs 500
New 177ARules of road regulation violationRs 100Rs 500
178Travel without ticketRS 200Rs 500
179Disobedience of orders of authoritiesRs 500Rs 2000
180Unauthorized use of vehicles without licenseRs 1000Rs 5000
181Driving without licenseRs 500Rs 5000
182Driving despite disqualificationRs 500Rs 10,000
182 BOversize vehiclesNewRs 5000
183Over speedingRs 400Rs 1000 for LMV

Rs 2000 for Medium passenger vehicle

184Dangerous driving penaltyRs 1000Upto Rs 5000
185Drunken drivingRs 2000Rs 10,000
189Speeding / RacingRs 500Rs 5,000
192 AVehicle without permitupto Rs 5000Upto Rs 10,000
193Aggregators (violations of licencing conditions)NewRs 25,000 to

Rs 1,00,000

194OverloadingRs 2000 and

Rs 1000 per extra tonne

Rs 20,000 and

Rs 2000 per extra tonne

194 AOverloading of passengers Rs 1000 per extra passenger
194 BSeat beltRs 100Rs 1000
194 COverloading of two-wheelersRs 100Rs 2000, Disqualification for 3 months for license
194 DHelmetsRs 100Rs 1000 Disqualification for 3 months for license
194 ENot providing way for emergency vehiclesNewRs 10,000
196Driving Without InsuranceRS 1000Rs 2000
199Offences by JuvenilesNewGuardian/owner shall be deemed to be guilty. Rs 25,000 with 3 yrs imprisonment. For Juvenile to be tried under JJ Act. Registration of Motor Vehicle to be cancelled
206Power of Officers to impound documents Suspension of driving licenses u/s 183, 184, 185, 189, 190, 194C, 194D, 194E
210 BOffences committed by enforcing authorities Twice the penalty under the relevant section


New Traffic Penalties List Source – Press Information Bureau India

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