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All About RTO Pune Fines and Penalties

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Introduction:

To curtail the lack of concern for traffic rules, the Union Government passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act in 2019, which became effective on 1 September 2019. 

This post will take a look at few updated Pune RTO fines compared to the previous ones.

#1 Riding or driving without License

Revised Traffic Fines: ₹5000 with or without community service.

Old Traffic Fines: ₹500

#2 Driving without wearing seatbelts

Revised Traffic Fines: ₹1000 with or without community service.

Old Traffic Fines: ₹100

#3 Violating red light or driving dangerously.

Revised Traffic Fines: ₹1000 – 5000 and/or imprisonment for 6 – 12 months and License seizure.

Old Traffic Fines: ₹100 – 300

#4 Driving a two-wheeler without wearing helmets (rider and pillion rider)

Revised Traffic Fines: ₹1000 with or without community service for 3 months and license disqualification.

Old Traffic Fines: ₹100

#5 Speed violation

Revised Traffic Fines: Light motor vehicles – ₹1000 – ₹2000, Medium Passenger Vehicles (MPV) or Heavy Passenger Vehicles – ₹2000 – ₹4000, and Seizure of driving License in case of repeated offense.

Old Traffic Fines: ₹400

#6 Usage of an uninsured vehicle

Revised Traffic Fines: ₹2000 and/or imprisonment for 3 months with or without community service, and₹4000 (repeat offense)

Old Traffic Fines: ₹1000

#7 Driving in an inebriated (drunk or intoxicated) state

Revised Traffic Fines: ₹10000 with or without imprisonment for 6 months, ₹15000, and/or imprisonment for 2 years (repeated offense).

Old Traffic Fines: ₹2000

#8 Using a cell phone while driving the vehicle

Revised Traffic Fines: ₹5000

Old Traffic Fines: ₹500

#9 Offense perpetrated by enforcing authorities such as accepting bribes.

Revised Traffic Fines: Two times the original penalty amount.

Old Traffic Fines: NA

#10 Driving an unregistered vehicle.

Revised Traffic Fines: ₹5000 for first offense &₹10000 for a repeat offense.

Old Traffic Fines: NA

#11 Overloading motor vehicles.

Revised Traffic Fines: ₹20000 (flat fine) + ₹2000/metric ton with or without community service.

Old Traffic Fines: ₹2000 (flat fine) + ₹1000/metric ton

#12 Usage of unauthorized vehicles without a valid license

Revised Traffic Fines: ₹1000 – ₹5000

Old Traffic Fines: ₹1000

Conclusion:

While these figures may seem unreasonably high, considering the abundance of middle-class individuals in both Pune and India, strict adherence to them may lead to a reduced number of road accidents.

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