As the rules and regulations are defined there is certainly fine and penalties in India. These penalties are taken by the government in order to make sure that there are systematic flow and traffic on the roads.
Traffic Fines in India
Traffic Fines (without Vehicle Documents): Driving the vehicle without carrying the Driving License is an offense subject to the penalty of INR 5000 and imprisonment for up to 3 months. If an individual who drives your vehicle and does not have a license is subjected to penalty INR 5000 and imprisonment up to 3 months.
If an individual does not have any required documents while driving is subjected to penalty INR 500. If an individual is driving without any Valid Auto Insurance then the penalty is Up to INR 2000 and imprisonment up to 3 months.
If an individual is driving without a valid permit or valid vehicle fitness certificate then the penalty is up to 5000 and no less than INR 2000. If there is any vehicle without RC (Registration certificate) then the penalty is subjected to INR 2000.
Traffic Fine (Driving): If a minor drive the vehicle (aged below 18),
Driving helmet without wearing a helmet
Driving without fastening seat belts
Driving in the center
Driving against one way
Negligence during U-turn
Tripping on two-wheelers
Driving on Footpath
Stopping at pedestrian
is subjected to the penalty of INR 100.
Traffic Fine (Road Marking): Offenses like not following the yellow line, the stop line, and the mandatory sign is subjected to the penalty of INR 100.
Traffic Fine for Number Plates: Use of offensive number plate used while driving leads to the penalty of INR 100. Displaying “Applied for” is INR 4500.
Traffic Fine for Traffic signal and Traffic police: Offenses related to the traffic signal and traffic police is subject to the penalty of INR 100.
Traffic Fine for Parking: Individuals parking in the same direction of flow of traffic, parking away from walkway towards the road, flow of traffic, against obstruction of vehicle and people, not any specified way, any corner/edge, in front of any gate is subjected to INR 100.
Traffic Fine for Commercial Vehicles: Individuals working in no time, Violating Time Table, Carrying goods in Passenger Vehicles, Carrying possessions 11 feet high, if the driver is not ready to weigh his vehicle, Driving without uniform, Conductor without badge and uniform, Driver refuses (taxi or TSR driver)then the penalty is INR 100.
Traffic Fine by State
Traffic fines may differ state by state. For example traffic fine for jumping signal in Delhi is 300 INR it may 500 INR in Goa. Therefore check traffic fine state wise.
Traffic on the roadway comprises of various pedestrians, animals as well different kinds of vehicles either single or used for other purposes of travel.
Traffic is systematically arranged or organized through various laws, lanes, traffic signs, and signals etc.
Different categories share distinct authority and rules for traffic and its regulations. Let us study the traffic rules with its importance and penalties.
Importance of Traffic Rules and Regulations
Traffic rules have been prepared for the betterment of the people and the society so it should be acknowledged and people should cooperate with the rules.
These rules give the society a defined way of maintaining the sequence, signs and traffic flow.
There are temporary warning signs which are equally important and essential to be followed. For example “roadwork’s ahead “is a vital sign to be followed.
Wearing the shield or seat belts always help increase the chance to be safe after the damage or any incident.
The speed limit is the effective measure to be made compulsory for safety and maintaining traffic rules. You should install radars which track the speed of the vehicle.
And the crucial part in any Road activity is the observation part. One must have knowledge of traffic rules and regulations and follow safe driving tips.
Rules and Regulations of Roads
These are the general practices and etiquette that are mandatory to follow. These regulations are applicable to all the people who use roads. The pedestrians, motorists, cyclists, drivers, etc all are expected to avoid any collision and maintain road traffic control.
Directions: Directions should be in one flow whether it is left or right side of the road. It should be in a way that it doesn’t block any traffic ahead.
Signals: Traffic signals are placed at the intersection of the road and they use colors to indicate whether it is the right time or safer time to go ahead. Similarly, Road signals are used for the safety and clearer vision ahead.
Hand signals are designated for the other drivers behind and on the same track of yours to convey they are going to change the direction or the lane. There are other hand signals used for various purposes.
Lanes: The Lanes of the road should not be changed and must be kept on the left side of the road. One should avoid changing the lanes frequently.
Overtaking: Overtaking should be restricted in cases where if it’s likely to harm or damage the traffic or any other vehicle and in a case where there is nothing visible or if there is an obstruction ahead.
Indicator: Indicator is a way of showing an appropriate direction of the driver or vehicle going in a direction. By using Direction Indicator one can help avoid accidents.
Parking area: One need to park the vehicle in the parking zone area and do not park in the “Do not Park” area or near an area where it can cause traffic jam or obstruction.
Use the Horn and maintain appropriate distance: Using the horn is advisable only when needed. The horn should not be used in silence zone areas. Maintaining appropriate distance will help prevent accidents in case of emergency stop.
Do not drive: Do not drive in case of sickness, unwell, alcohol intoxication. Also, do not drive on one lane roads and while reversing the vehicle in a wrong direction.
Follow the road signs: One must follow the road signs and do not cross the yellow and stop line.
Do not carry Goods: One should not carry goods which may cause harm or damage to any other passenger. One must not carry any inflammable substance or dangerous product which may be prohibited in any public service.
All the instructions and regulations should be followed by the citizens to make our nation a free-road accident nation and one should continue spreading such awareness among each other.