List of Fines Under Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2019

List of Fines Under Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2019

Fines and penalties set to become steeper to enforce road user discipline 

With the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2019 being passed in the Rajya Sabha, enforcing authorities will soon be increasing the fines applicable for corresponding offences under the Motor Vehicles Act (MVA). Below is an updated list of the fines you will now need to pay and the penalties including the duration of jail time one may face for offences.

Section

 

Old Provision / Penalty

New Proposed Provision / Minimum Penalties

177 General

Rs 100

Rs 500

New 177A Rules of road regulation violation

Rs 100

Rs 500

178 Travel without ticket

RS 200

Rs 500

179 Disobedience of orders of authorities

Rs 500

Rs 2000

180 Unautorized use of vehicles without licence

Rs 1000

Rs 5000

181 Driving without licence

Rs 500

Rs 5000

182 Driving despite disqualification

Rs 500

Rs 10,000

182 B Oversize vehicles

New

Rs 5000

183 Over speeding

Rs 400

Rs 1000 for LMV

Rs 2000 for Medium passenger vehicle

184 Dangerous driving penalty

Rs 1000

Upto Rs 5000 

185 Drunken driving

Rs 2000

Rs 10,000

189 Speeding / Racing

Rs 500

Rs 5,000

192 A Vehicle without permit

upto Rs 5000

Upto Rs 10,000

193 Aggregators (violations of licencing conditions)

New

Rs 25,000 to

Rs 1,00,000

194 Overloading

Rs 2000 and

Rs 1000 per extra tonne

Rs 20,000 and

Rs 2000 per extra tonne

194 A Overloading of passengers

 

Rs 1000 per extra passenger

194 B Seat belt

Rs 100

Rs 1000

194 C Overloading of two wheelers

Rs 100

Rs 2000, Disqualification for 3 months for licence

194 D Helmets

Rs 100

Rs 1000 Disqualification for 3 months for licence

194 E Not providing way for emergency vehicles

New

Rs 10,000

196 Driving Without Insurance

RS 1000

Rs 2000

199 Offences by Juveniles

New

Guardian / owner shall be deemed to be guilty. Rs 25,000 with 3 yrs imprisonment. For Juvenile to be tried under JJ Act. Registration of Motor Vehicle to be cancelled

206 Power of Officers to impound documents

 

Suspension of driving licenses u/s 183, 184, 185, 189, 190, 194C, 194D, 194E

210 B Offences committed by enforcing authorities

 

Twice the penalty under the relevant section