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The Indian government recently introduced the New Traffic Laws in India in 2021. As we all know, due to speeding, accidents, and deaths are increasing daily in the country. With the introduction of these new traffic laws, the government wants to protect people from road accidents. Every year about 1.75 lacs lives were taken by accidents. Many children under the age of 18 drive their parents' cars and cause accidents.
Penalties for traffic offenses are reviewed every few years, and in line with this, penalties have been reviewed just a few months back. Here are all the details you need to know about the new traffic fines and laws in India.
New traffic rules in India 2021: Revised traffic fines
|Violation||Previous Invoice or Penalty||New Invoice or Penalty|
|General (177)||Rs 100||Rs 500|
|Driving unauthorized car unlicensed (180)||Rs 1000||Rs 5000|
|Driving despite disqualification (182)||Rs 500||Rs 10000|
|Driving without license (181)||Rs 500||Rs 5000|
|Over speeding (183)||Rs 400||Rs 1000|
|Driving dangerously (184)||Rs 1000||Rs 5000|
|Drinking and driving (185)||Rs 2000||Rs 10000|
|Racing and driving at high speed (189)||Rs 500||Rs 5000|
|Overloading (194)||Rs. 2,000 and Rs.10,000 per ton extra||Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 2,000 per ton|
|Seat Belt (194B)||Rs 100||Rs. 1000|
|Overloading on a two-wheeler||Rs 100||Rs.2,000 and License for three months|
|Not wearing a helmet||Rs 100||Rs. 1000 and License for three months|
New traffic fines and penalties associated with breaking the rules are important for us to know. As responsible citizens, we should always follow the rules of the road. To ensure road safety and public safety, you are always advised to follow the required rules of the road and traffic rules.