In my endeavour to educate my readers and admirers(!) about the need to follow road rules I am giving below the not-so-publicised details of penalties you should happily pay in the following circumstances.

1. OFFENCES RELATED TO DOCUMENTS

1.1 Driving without a Valid License – Rs. 500/- and /or imprisonment ( 3 months) 3 r/w 181 MVA
1.2 Allowing vehicle to be driven by a person who does not possess a Valid License. – Rs. 1000/- and/or imprisonment ( 3 months) 5 r/w 180 MVA
1.3 Not carrying documents as required. – Rs. 100/- 130(3) r/w 177 MVA
1.4 Driving without Valid Insurance. – Rs. 1000/- and/or imprisonment ( 3 months) 130 r/w 177 MVA
1.5 Driving without Valid Permit. – Rs. 5000/- ( not less than Rs. 2000/-) 130 r/w 177 MVA
1.6 Driving without Valid Fitness. – Rs. 5000/- ( not less than Rs. 2000/-) 130 r/w 177 MVA
1.7 Vehicle without R.C. – Rs 2000/- 39 r/w192 MVA

Not carrying documents as required – Sec 177 MVA – Rs. 100/-

OFFENCES RELATED TO DRIVING
2.1.1 Driving by Minor . – Rs. 500/- 4 r/w 181 MVA
2.1.2 Allowing Unauthorized person to drive . – Rs. 1000/- 5 r/w 180 MVA
2.1.3 Driving without Helmet. – Rs. 100/- 129 r/w177 MVA
2.1.4 Seat Belts not fastened. – Rs. 100/- 138(3) CMVR 177 MVA
2.1.5 Rough/Rash/Negligent Driving . – Rs. 1000/- 184 MVA
2.1.6 Dangerous or hasty Driving. – Rs.1000/-and/or imprisonment ( 6 months) 112-183 MVA
2.1.7 Not Driving in Proper Lane. – Court Challan 66 r/w 192 MVA
2.1.8 Driving in the center and not to left side. – Rs.100/- 2 RRR r/w 177 MVA
2.1.9 Driving against One Way. – Rs.100/- 17 (i) RRR 177 MVA
2.1.10 Reversing without due care and attention. – Rs. 100/- MMVR 233 177 MVA
2.1.11 Taking “U” turn during outlawed hours. Rs.100/- 12 RRR 177 MVA
2.1.12 Failing to take precaution while taking a “Turn”. Rs.100/- 3 RRR 177 MVA
2.1.13 Failing to decelerate at intersection. Rs.100/- 8 RRR 177 MVA
2.1.14 Failing to carry on left of traffic island. Rs.100/- 2 RRR 177 MVA
2.1.15 Carrying persons on Footboard. Rs.100/- 123-177 MVA
2.1.16 Carrying persons causing hindrance to the driver. Rs.100/- 125-177 MVA
2.1.17 Trippling. Rs. 100/- 128/177 MVA
2.1.18 Driving on Footpath. Rs.100/- RRR 177 MVA
2.1.19 Stopping at pedestrian crossing or crossing a Stop Line. Rs.100/- RRR 177 MVA

Now, don’t let a policeman take more than Rs.100 from you when you unknowingly enter a one way. This too has to ticketed and handed over to you.

Road Marking Related Offences
2.2.1 Violation of Yellow Line. Rs. 100/- 119/177 MVA
2.2.2 Violation of Stop Line. Rs. 100/- 113(1)/177 DMVR
2.2.3 Violation of Mandatory Signs . Rs. 100/- 119/177 MVA

Number Plate Related Offences
2.3.1 Use of Offensive Number Plate for vehicle used in driving. Rs.100/- CMVR 105 (2) (ii) 177 MVA
2.3.2 Displaying ‘Applied For’. Rs. 4500/- 39/192 MVA

Vehicle Light Related Offences
2.4.1 Improper use of headlights/tail light for vehicle used in driving. Rs.100/- CMVR 105 (2) (ii)177 MVA
2.4.2 Using High Beam where not required. Rs. 100/- 112(G) A DMVR 177 MVA

Horn Related Offences
2.5.1 Driving without Horn. Rs. 100/- 119(1)/177 CMVR
2.5.2 Improper horn usage while driving. Rs.100/- CMVR 105 (2) (ii) 177 MVA

Traffic Police Related Offences
2.6.1 Disobeying Traffic Police Officer in uniform. Rs. 100/- 119 MVA 22(a) RRR 177 MVA
2.6.2 Driving against Police Signal. Rs. 100/- 119 r/w 177 MVA
2.6.3 Disobeying manual Traffic Signal. Rs. 100/- 239 MMVR 22(a) RRR 177 MVA

Traffic Signal Related Offences
2.7.1 Disobeying Traffic signal / Sign Board. Rs. 100/- 22(b) RRR 239 MMVR 177 MVA
2.7.2 Failing to give Signal. Rs. 100/- 121 RRR 177 MVA
2.7.3 Jumping Signal. Rs.100/- 119/177 MVA

Speed and Overtake Related Offences
2.8.1 Exceeding the prescribed Speed Limits. Up to Rs.1000/- 112-183 MVA
2.8.2 Abetment for Over Speeding . Rs.300/- 112/183(2) MVA
2.8.3 Overtaking perilously. Rs.100/- 6 (a) RRR r/w 177 MVA
2.8.4 Failing to confer way to sanction Overtaking. Rs.100/- 7 RRR 177 MVA
2.8.5 Overtaking from Wrong Side . Rs. 100/- RRR 6/1/177 MVA

Other Offences
2.9.1 Disobeying Lawful Directions. Rs. 500/- 132/179 MVA
2.9.2 Driving under influence of Alcohol / Drugs. Rs.2000/-
and/or imprisonment ( 6 months) 185 MVA
2.9.3 Using Mobile Phone while Driving. Up to 1000/- 184 MVA
2.9.4 Leaving vehicle in unoccupied engine. Rs.100/- 126-177 MVA
2.9.5 Leaving vehicle in unsafe position. Rs.100/- 122 177 MVA
2.9.6 In case of a minor Accident. Rs. 1000/- 184 MVA
2.9.7 Playing music while Driving. Rs. 100/- 102/177 MVA
2.9.8 Driving without Silencer. Rs. 100/- 120/190(2)/177CMVR
2.9.9 Driving when mentally or physically unfit. Court Challan 186 MVA

OFFENCES RELATED TO TOWING OF VEHICLES

3.1 Two Wheeler. Rs.100/- RRR 177 MVA
3.2 Car , Jeep, Taxi, Auto Rickshaw. Rs.200/- RRR 177 MVA
3.3 Truck, Tanker, Trailor. Rs.600/- RRR 177 MVA

OFFENCES RELATED TO POLLUTION

4.1 Smoking in Public Transport. Rs. 100/- 86(1)(5)/177 DMVR
4.2 Pollution Not Under Control. Rs. 100/- 99(1)(a)/177 DMVR
4.3 Fixing multi-toned/shrill horn. Rs.500/- 119 CMVR 190(2) MVA
4.4 Blowing Pressure Horn. Rs. 100/- 96(1)/177 DMVR
4.5 Silencer/muffler making noise. Rs.500/- CMVR 120 190(2) MVA
4.6 Smoky Exhaust. Rs.500/- 115 CMVR 190(2) MVA
4.7 Using horn in Silence Zone. Rs.100/- 21(ii) RRR 177 MVA

OFFENCES RELATED TO MOTOR VEHICLES

5.1 Using Vehicle in Unsafe Conditions. Court Challan 192 MVA
5.2 When motor vehicle is out of state for more than 12 months. Rs.100/- 47-177 MVA
5.3 Particulars to be printed on transport vehicles. Rs.100/- 84(G)-177 MVA
5.4 Without Wiper Rs.100/- CMVR 101 5,12 177 MVA
5.4 Without Side Mirror. Rs.100/- 5, 7/177 MVA
5.5 Defective tyres. Rs.100/- CMVR 94
5.6 No indication board on left hand drive vehicle. Rs.100/- 120, 177 MVA
5.7 Sale of motor vehicle/alteration of motor vehicle in contravention of Act. Rs.300/- 52/191 MVA, 32/192.66/192 MV Act
5.8 Vehicles fitted with dark glasses/sun films. Rs.100/- 100 CMVR 177 MVA
5.9 Driving without proper number plate/ illuminating rear number plate. Rs.100/- 236 MMVR 177 MVA
5.10 Failing to display public carrier board. Rs.100/- 116 MMVR 177 MVA
5.11 Using private vehicle for commercial purposes. Rs. 5000/-( not less than Rs. 2000/-)
5.12 Any sort of misconduct with passengers, not wearing uniform/not displaying badge. Rs.100/- MMVR 21(18)177 MVA
5.13 Overloading a goods vehicle. Rs. 2000/-plus Rs. 1000/- for every additional ton. MMVR 93(u)(i)177 MVA
5.14 Carrying goods in a dangerous or hazardous manner. Imprisonment and/or fine of Rs. 3000/- 29 RRR177 MVA
5.15 Infringement of permit conditions. Imprisonment and/or fine of Rs. 5000/-( not less than Rs. 2000/-) -
5.16 Use of Colored light on Vehicle Rs. 100/- 97(2)/177 DMVR

Documents to be carried at all times
1 Valid driving license.
2 Vehicle Registration Certificate.
3 Road Tax Token.
4 Pollution under Control Certificate.
5 Current Insurance Certificate.
I got the above details from a blog by <a href=”http://www.chillpilgrim.com/indian-traffic-know-your-rules”>Mr. Ashok</a>, who graciously gave me permission to use the same.

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