Traffic Fines Revised in Delhi, NCR. New Updated 2019 Penalty Slabs with up to 10 Times Hike in Traffic Offence –
Documents before Driving your Car
Check that you possess these documents in the car, before driving it on road:-
» Car Smart Card / RC Copy (or RTO Receipt in Original, if its a New Car – RTO Receipt Valid for 90 Days)
» Insurance Policy (or Insurance Cover Note, up to 60 days of your New Car)
» Driving License of Driver (in Original)
» PUC Certificate (For New Cars – exempted till the end of 1st Year. For Cars purchased after 2010 – PUC Certificate will carry a validity of 1 year. For cars before that, PUC Certificate to be renewed once every 3 months
Revised Traffic Fines and Penalties – Effective September 2019
It’s important to follow Traffic rules and let make Delhi Safe to Travel – for each and every one of us.
Whether from Delhi, NCR, Other Metro Cities – Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad or Tier 2 or Tier 3 Cities – the Traffic Fines now remains same across all cities of India
Additional Fine as per High Court Order in Delhi: Pls Note – that Apart from Fine as mentioned in Tabular Format below – there is additional Fine of Rs 500 (over and above each Offence) as per High Court Order Ruling – which can be imposed on the Motorist.
|Traffic Offence / Rule Violated||New Traffic Fine – Effective September 2019|
|Driving without PUC (Pollution Certificate) copy||Rs. 2000|
|Violating Air Pollution Standards (for Vehicles emitting Excess Black Smoke on Road)||Rs 10000|
|Driving without Driving License. Note: Vehicle can also be impounded by Traffic Police when driven without DL||Rs. 5000|
|Red Light Jumping||Rs 1000|
|Breaking Speed Limit or Over-speeding||Rs 1000 for Cars, Rs 2000 for Medium Commercial Vehicle|
|Overspeeding along with finding accused of Dangerous Driving / Speeding at High Speed / Racing. Additionally: Now Driving license will be seized on the spot by police & suspended for at least 3 months. The person will not be allowed to drive the vehicle, Has to call someone from family / friends to drive car||Rs 5000|
|Driving without Seat Belt. Additionally: 2 Hour Counselling will also be required to be taken from designated Traffic Police Official on Importance of Seat Belt and need||Rs 1000|
|Driving without Valid Car Insurance||Rs 2000|
|More than 2 People on 2 Wheeler (Bike, Scooter)||Rs 1000|
|Helmet not Worn by 2 Wheeler Rider including Pillion Rider||Rs 1000 + License Suspended for 3 Months|
|Red Light Jumping and Driving Dangerously where Traffic Police is of the view of Safety of others. Now Driving license will be seized on the spot by police & suspended for at least 3 months. The person will not be allowed to drive a vehicle, Has to call someone from family/friends to drive car||Rs 5000|
|Violation of directions of the on-duty police officer||Rs 2000|
|Double Fine: Overspeeding along with Dangerous Driving and Violation of direction of on-duty Police Officer||Rs 7000|
|Not Providing a way for Emergency Vehicle||Rs 10000|
|Driving without having Insurance Copy in Car. Additionally, Vehicle is also liable to be detained / impounded by Traffic Police.||Rs 1000 + Court Challan|
|Drunken Driving – Additionally, Vehicle is also liable to be detained / impounded by Traffic Police. Offence is applicable for any person under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving found to have an BAC – Blood alcohol Content level exceeding 30 mg per 100 ml of blood detected by a breath analyzer||Rs 10000 + Court Challan|
|Using Mobile Cell Phone during Driving by Driver (Other Occupants in Car are free to use Mobile phone, no offence then). Additionally: Now Driving licence will be seized on the spot by police & suspended for at least 3 month. Person will not be allowed to drive vehicle, Has to call someone from family / friends to drive car||Rs. 5000|
|Driving without High Security Number Plate (for New Cars in Delhi) Also – as its as per Supreme Court Order, so any Newly delivered vehicle found without HSRP is contempt of Supreme Court Order and is also liable to be prosecuted, if found without HSRP Plate.||Rs. 2000|
|Selfie While Driving Car||Rs 2000|
|Commercial Usage in Private Car (Offering Lift to Unknown Person, Driving Private Car for Commercial Interest)||Rs 2000|
|Offence by Minor (while Minor Caught driving car/vehicle)||Rs 25,000 Fine with 3 Year Imprisonment for Car Owner (in whose name vehicle registered or Parents as the case). Juvenile to be booked under Juvenile Act. Along with it Vehicle registration will be marked cancelled|
|Bull Bar / Front Bumper Guard / Rear Bumper Guard||Rs 1000|
|Other Fines||Rs 500 for Each Offence|
|Opposite Driving on One Way||Rs 500|
|Defective Number Plate / Fancy Number Plate||Rs 500|
|Driving Without Headlight on after sunset||Rs 500|
|Driving Using High Beam in Night||Rs 500|
|Crossing Zebra Line or Standing on White Line (at Red Light)||Rs 500|
|Obstructive or Improper Parking causing Inconvenience||Rs 500|
Generally, one Pint of Light beer will keep the person below the permissible limit of 30 mg – Subject to vary basis the breath analyzer test and is considered an offence for BAC content > 30 mg
Important for New Car Owners before taking Delivery of New Cars
Some of the dealers are selling cars, without registration basis there ‘Gate Pass’ in Delhi. Do note – driving an unregistered vehicle is a serious offence and even on day 1 – if caught – without RTO Receipt or Trade Certificate, can lead the vehicle to be impounded and fine. Do not get carried away by dealer casual attitude, as Motor Vehicle Act is much beyond same and is a law.
As per Law, Motor Vehicle Act Section 39/192 – only Registered Vehicles are allowed to ply on roads (RTO Receipt serves the purpose of registration) or else with Trade Certificate.
Paying Traffic Offence Fine Online
Now, you can search for Traffic Offence and pay Fine Online
Delhi – Visit delhitrafficpolice.in and Check Notice – Pending Notice. Enter Vehicle Number and make Payment Online
Mumbai – Visit trafficpolicemumbai.maharashtra.gov.in – Check out EChallan Option to make Payment Online
and similarly, search for Traffic Police site of your State / UT for Pending Notice payment / EChallan Payment.
Do note that Vahan as Central Site still do not display all challan, so its best to check respective traffic police site of your state or Union Territory.
Complain about Traffic Violation: You can use Whatsapp to make a complaint about any traffic violation, faulty traffic signals, or any other issue related to traffic problem by sending Pic or Video Clip on mobile number 8750871493 (Delhi) / 8454999999 (Mumbai) through Whatsapp.
source – mycarhelpline