Traffic police of various states imposing severe fines for violating traffic law Under Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019

A day after the Union government implemented the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, reports of huge traffic fines being imposed on people are incoming. Of the latest, three specific incidents of hefty fines are coming to light from Gurugram, Bhubaneswar, and Bengaluru. People have been fined Rs 59,000, Rs 47,500 and Rs 17,000 respectively.


In  Gurugram, traffic police fined trolley driver Rs 59,000 for driving under the influence of alcohol and not carrying required documents. Also, three auto drivers were charged Rs 9,400, Rs 27,000 and Rs 37,000 as challan under various sections of newly implemented motor vehicle act.


Along with this, in Bhubaneswar, the traffic police issued a whopping challan of Rs 47,500 for drunk driving and not carrying adequate legal documents. Regional Transport Office (RTO) said, "The provision is for any vehicle that violates the law, it doesn't matter whether the vehicle was bought for Rs 62,000 or Rs 2000


While in Bengaluru, the traffic police stopped a two-wheeler driver and fined Rs 17,000, Rs 10,000 for drunk driving. Also, elsewhere two people were fined Rs 2000 for not wearing a helmet and Rs 5,000 for not having a driving license with him. 


They're also the very latest addition to these incidents tally where the Gurugram Traffic Police have issued an enormous challan of Rs 23,000 to a scooter driver for violating the traffic rules and reportedly seized his vehicle. The Ministry of Road Transport notified the provisions of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019. The MVA was implemented from the 1st of this month.



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