Traffic Challan List 2019: New Traffic Rules & Challan Rates

Ever year over a lakh people die in India in road accidents, taking this issue into account India has signed Brasilia declaration into account that it will decrease its figure by half till 2020. India is far away behind its target so for the same the Motor Vehicle Act has been amended recently by the parliament which has been effective from September 1, 2019. The government thinks that it will curtail the problems of the road accident to a large extent.

The new act has drastically increased the fine for driving error offences.  The hefty taffic challan have been in the news  for some times in the past from various places. A man from South Delhi named Rakesh has set his bike on fire after issuance of challan of sixteen thousand for drunk driving and not carrying registration papers and not wearing helmets.  Another incident took place with the truck of Haryana who was challaned with two lakh rupees in Delhi, the highest till date because of various offences like overloading, driving without proper license, PUC certificate, insurance, fitness test etc. Many other news regarding the heavy challan have been in the recent past.

The country is finally sitting up and taking notice of the traffic laws it has consistently ignored so far. In order to get rid of such huge traffic challan that may take part of your monthly budget, you should certainly follow the new traffic rules listed by the transport ministry. Here is a list of the important new motor vehicles rules that are very important.

New Penalty Amount Under Motor Vehicle Act, 2019

Offence Old challan New challan
General ₹100 ₹500
Rules of road regulation violation ₹100 ₹500
Disobedience of orders of authorities ₹500 ₹2,000
Unautorized use of vehicles without licence ₹1,000 ₹5,000
Driving without licence ₹500 ₹5,000
Driving despite disqualification ₹500 ₹10,000
Oversize vehicles N/A ₹5,000
Over-speeding ₹400 ₹1,000
Dangerous driving ₹1,000 Up to ₹5,000
Drink driving ₹2,000 ₹10,000
Speeding/Racing ₹500 ₹5,000
Vehicle without permit Up to ₹5,000 Up to ₹10,000
Aggregators (violations of licencing conditions) N/A ₹25,000 to ₹1 lakh
Overloading ₹2,000 and ₹1,000 per extra tonne ₹20,000 and ₹2,000 per

extra tonne

Overloading of passengers N/A ₹1,000 per extra pa-


Seat belt ₹100 ₹1,000
Overloading of two wheelers ₹100 ₹2,000 and

disqualification of

licence for 3 months

Helmets ₹100 ₹1,000 and

disqualification of

licence for 3 months

Not providing way for emergency vehicles N/A ₹10,000
Driving without insurance ₹1,000 ₹2,000
Offences by juveniles N/A Guardian/owner shall be

deemed to be guilty.

₹25,000 with 3 years

imprisonment. Juvenile

will be tried under JJ

Act. Registration of

vehicle will be cancelled.

Power of officers to impound documents N/A Suspension of driving


Offences committed by enforcing authorities N/A Twice the penalty under

the relevant section



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