Traffic violation and fine amount in india in 2019 – Traffic fines in Hindi

The Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2017, passed in the Lok Sabha, has proposed for a hike in traffic penalties by as much as 5 times. Here’s a sneak-peek into the proposed penalties against the older penalty card:

Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Traffic Violation & Fine Amount in India in 2019

ViolationNew fine amountPrevious fine amount
Overloading (Section 194)Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 2,000 per extra tonneRs. 2,000 and Rs. 1,000 per extra tonne
Overloading of passengers (Section 194A)Rs. 1,000 per extra passengerNEW
Seat belt (Section 194B)Rs. 1,000Rs. 100
Overloading of two wheelers (Section 194C)Rs. 2,000 Disqualification for 3 months of the licenceRs. 100
Helmets (Section 194D)Rs. 1,000 Disqualification for 3 months of the licenceRs. 100
Not providing way for emergency vehicles (Section 194E)Rs. 10,000NEW
Driving Without  Insurance (Section 196)Rs. 2,000Rs. 1,000
Offences by Juveniles (Section 199)Guardian/Owner shall be deemed to be guilty. Rs. 25,000 with 3 yrs imprisonment.NEW
Drunken Driving (Section 185)Rs. 10,000Rs. 2,000
Overspeeding  (Section 183)Rs. 1,000 for LMV; Rs. 2,000 for MMVRs. 400
Dangerous Driving (Section 184)Rs. 5,000Rs. 1,000
Signal JumpingRs. 1000; License scrapping for three monthsRs. 100
Riding Without Helmet (Section 194D)Rs. 1000; License scrapping for three monthsRs. 100
Driving Without Permit  (Section 192A)Up to Rs. 10,000Up to Rs. 5,000
Ticketless travel (Section 178)Rs. 500Rs. 200
Driving without license (Section 181)Rs. 5,000Rs. 500
Speeding/ Racing (Section 189)Rs. 5,000Rs. 500


Indian Government has introduced this amendment in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, with an approach to promote safe and sustainable mobility in India. The amendments have been proposed with the aim of changing people’s perception.

Hopefully, now people would be more careful before riding their two-wheelers without helmets and while driving their cars without wearing seat belts or without valid motor insurance. Not only this, but situations like drunken driving, dangerous driving, speeding, and racing the vehicles would also be penalized with heftier fines.

Malik Mehrose
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