The Government of India has passed the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2019 and the country's President Ram Nath Govind has also sealed it. The bill provides for heavy fines for ignoring traffic rules. In addition, emergency vehicles such as ambulances or firefighters will be fined up to Rs 10,000 for not providing way. In addition, even if someone's licence has been revoked and is still driving, they may have to pay up to Rs 10,000. A similar long rate list we've brought to you in our report about which rules were to be paid for breaking the rules and how much to pay after August 15.
What was the purpose of the Modi government implementing the bill? So, keeping in mind the road safety, strict provisions have now been put in place for offences such as driving under 18 years of age or driving without a license, driving dangerously, drunk driving, over-speeding and overloading, and fines. Heavy imposed. So now if any traffic violations are infringing, the penalty may have to be paid up to 10 times. The new penalty rate list will come into effect from 15th of August.
Now, if someone is caught driving without a licence, he will have to pay a fine of Rs 5,000 instead of Rs 500. If someone drives a car even if he is in a disqualification, the penalty will be Rs.10,000 before the penalty was Rs 500. A fine ranging from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2000 will be required to be paid instead of Rs 400.
If someone is caught driving a rash, the penalty will be Rs. 5000 instead of Rs.1000.The invoice for the drink and drive has now been increased from Rs. 2000 to Rs. 10,000. Driving a seat belt will require an invoice of Rs 1,000 instead of Rs 100.Red light jump and mobile phone use while driving can attract a fine of Rs 500 and a jail term of 1 year. Earlier, there used to be Rs 100.A fine of Rs 2,000 for more than two people sitting on a two-wheeler and a licence for 3 months could be cancelled.
Even for running a helmet two-wheeler, the penalty has been increased from Rs 100 to Rs 1,000. Driving without insurance will now attract a fine of Rs. 2000 instead of Rs 1,000. In addition, if a Juvenile is caught driving recklessly, the owner or his parents could face a fine of Rs 25,000 and a jail term of 3 years as well as a penalty of Rs 25,000. The trial will be conducted under The Juvenile Justice X.