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New traffic rules under Motor Vehicles Act: States that have put the brakes on hefty fines for violations

New Traffic Rules 2019: Under the Motor Vehicles Act, 2019, heavy fines are being imposed for offences like over speeding, drunk driving and driving without a helmet. However, several states are not happy with the hefty fines and have expressed reservations on implementing the Act.

Auto sales: Govt took the bold step of charging the proper price of car driving

Yet much worse is happening with the Motor Vehicles Act, a fine piece of legislation to make car drivers behave in a responsible fashion.


Motor Vehicles Act: No challans for three days, Panchkula Police distribute 120 red roses to traffic violators

While DCP Kamaldeep Goyal and CP Saurav Singh stood with red roses in their hands, the violators were found trying to evade the police by taking U-turns on the roads itself.

Explained: The new penalties for each offence under Motor Vehicles Act, 2019

New Traffic Rules and Fines List in India 2019: From over speeding to drunk driving, here's a list of offences and their revised penalties.

Let’s talk safety

Centre’s amended Motor Vehicles Act addresses urgent need, provokes a welcome discussion. States must join in.

Karnataka Deputy CM says 'good roads cause accidents', draws flak

Govind Karjol also said he didn't support levying high fines on those violating traffic rules, and the state cabinet would soon decide on the revision of fines.


Delhi: Truck driver issued Rs 2 lakh challan for 'overloading'

After the amendment to the MV Act, the penalty for overloading was increased from Rs 2,000 to Rs 20,000. The charges for the extra weight were also increased from Rs 1,000 per tonne to Rs 2,000 per tonne.

Gujarat: Transport dept, police gear up for Sept 16 rollout of amended MV Act

The highest penalty has been kept at Rs 5000 for the first time offence of driving a four-wheeler without a fitness test certificate, performing stunts on bikes or cars, driving heavy motor vehicles without registration or wrong side driving of heavy motor vehicles.

Express daily briefing: Nearly 300 from Valley detained in UP jails; Govt clears mega solar project in Leh and Kargil; and more

From the states that have slashed Motor Vehicles Act fines to Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, India's boy at the dike, here's all that is making news today morning.

Motor Vehicles Act: After Gujarat, Uttarakhand too slashes fines, others may follow

New Traffic Rules 2019: Few states have adopted the Act in its entirety, while several states have put it on hold.