WITH THE ON THE SPOT FINES IN PLACE, DELHI’S DRIVING HABITS CAN FINALLY IMPROVE.

WITH ON-THE-SPOT FINES IN PLACE, DELHI’S DRIVING HABITS CAN FINALLY IMPROVE.

Introduction-on the spot fines

The Delhi government has issued a notification amending the Motor Vehicles (MV) Act, allowing cops to issue the on-the-spot fines.

Delhi police

Delhi Police issuing only 5000-7000 challans per week. As restrictions of courts are not allowed to issue more than this number of challans.  The official notification appears to have issued Delhi Police a free hand to issue more challans.

The Delhi Police stopped using speed cameras because of the absence of provision regarding traffic challans. They will now use speed cameras to prevent speeding.

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cops will be able to retrieve old data from speed cameras in order to issue challans now.

You have to pay Rs 2,000 for speed driving.  for the driver of a commercial vehicle can

Motor Vehicles Act

Jumping a traffic signal will result in a Rs 5,000 fine and a year in jail. or it will be both under the current Motor Vehicles Act. Firstly,  you would face up to a year in prison or a Rs 5,000 fine for reckless driving. Secondly, if you commit another offense, you could face a fine of up to Rs 10,000.  along with it up to two years in prison.

Drunk driving – on the spot fines

For drunk driving, the very first offense carries a penalty of up to six months in jail and/or a fine of Rs 10,000, whereas repeat offenses carry a penalty of up to Rs 15,000 and a two-year prison sentence.

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Fines will be imposed for red light jumping, texting while driving, collisions, racing, and stunt biking, driving uninsured cars, and illegal parking.

 

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