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According to traffic police data in Mumbai, in 2020, 5,095,478 drivers received challans thanks to road-related violations compared to 4,938,485 violations in 2019. While 4,141,799 challans worth ₹ 122.43 crores remained unpaid last year, in 2019, the figures were at ₹ 102 crores. Traffic police stated that there were a total of 29 lakh unpaid fines on e-challans issued, amounting to ₹ 315 crores. To speed up the process of fine collection, Maharashtra has decided to accept cash for Mumbai traffic challans.

  •  Old Penalty for over speeding was ₹400 and the revised LMV: ₹1,000- ₹2,000 MPV/HPV: ₹2,000- ₹4,000 (+ license seizure).
  •  Earlier fine over drunk driving was ₹2,000 and new traffic penalty ₹10,000 and/or 6 months prison and ₹15,000 and/or 2 years jail for the repetitive violation.
  •  Riding without a helmet was charged ₹100, and now it is ₹1000, and or license disqualification, community service for 3-months.

Traffic fines in other cities

  •  Ahmedabad Traffic Police are making efforts to have control of the traffic in the city. A minor is found driving shall be fined ₹ 300 in Ahmedabad. Anyone caught speeding will be fined  ₹ 300, and if a passenger is liable for a speeding driver, they will be fined ₹ 200.
  •  In Bangalore, the fine for driving without a license ranges between ₹ 1000 and ₹5000, depending on the type of vehicle. The range goes to ₹1000-₹2000 for overspeeding.
  •  Delhi, too, faced changes in its traffic fines with violating red lights fined ₹500 and breaking speed limit is fined ₹2000.

Therefore, be careful while driving to avoid paying such high prices for breaking traffic rules in Mumbai. The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act is also expected to increase the average revenue received by the Maharashtra government, which accumulates higher prices.