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      Bangalore Traffic Fines

      Car accidents are a major concern in metropolitan cities like Bangalore. As per the data released by Bangalore City Traffic Police, about 832 people lost their lives in road accidents within Bangalore in the year 2019.

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      Bangalore Traffic Rules 

      As per the report, the large number of road accidents in Bangalore has mainly been linked to rash driving and violation of traffic rules. For the unversed, every vehicle owner in India has to follow certain traffic rules stated in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. Since these rules apply pan-India, car drivers in Bangalore also need to follow them.

      Keeping in mind the growing number of car accidents across India, including Bangalore, the Motor Vehicles Act was revised in the year 2019. As per the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, the fine and punishment for violation of traffic rules has been hiked substantially to caution people into drive responsibly. In some cases, the challan rates have been hiked by 200%. The new guidelines came into effect from 1st September 2021.

      Karnataka had accepted the new traffic challan rates on 3rd September 2019. But realising the macroeconomic and microeconomic condition of the people, the state transport department had once again revised a few of the challan rates on 21st September 2021. In some cases, the rates were reduced by 80%. Thus, the Bangalore traffic challan rates are slightly different from the rest of India.

      Before finding out about the Bangalore traffic challan rates, let’s first know the documents that are essential to carry under the Bangalore traffic rules.

      Documents Required to Avoid a Bangalore Traffic Challan

      As per the Bangalore traffic rules, every car driver must carry the following documents while driving to avoid earning a traffic challan:

      • A valid driving license of the person behind the wheel.
      • Car Registration Certificate (RC)
      • Car insurance policy
      • Pollution Under Control (PUC) Certificate

      In case a car driver is unable to show these documents to the traffic police when asked, he/she will be a defaulter of Bangalore traffic rules and may attract a challan.

      Traffic Fines in Bangalore

      The following table represents the Bangalore traffic challan rates for the violation of the various traffic rules. Take a look:

      Traffic Rule Violation

      Bangalore Traffic Challan Rates
      (As Updated on 21st September 2021)

      Driving without wearing a seatbelt

      Rs 500

      Driving without a valid driver’s license

      Rs 2000

      Driving without a valid car insurance policy

      Rs 2000 and/or jail imprisonment for 3 months, community service (For first offence)

      Rs 4000 and/or jail imprisonment for 3 months, community service (For repeated offence)

      Over speeding

      Rs 1000

      Violation of road regulations

      Rs 500 to Rs 1000 (Depending on the extent of violation)

      Driving an unregistered car

      Rs 3000

      Negligent or blocking the way of emergency vehicles, such as ambulances, police vehicles, etc.

      Rs 1000

      Carrying additional passengers in the car

      Rs 200 per additional passenger

      Non-cooperative attitude towards traffic police

      Rs 1000

      Unauthorized interference with vehicles

      Rs 1000

      Driving while mentally or physically unfit

      Rs 1000 (For first offence)

      Rs 2000 (For repeated offence)

      Driving an unauthorized vehicle or unauthorized usage of the car

      Rs 1000 to Rs 5000

      Honking in a silent zone

      Rs 2000 (For first offence)

      Rs 4000 (For repeated offence)

      Driving a car without the prescribed air or noise pollution standards/ in an unsafe condition

      Rs 3000

      Rash driving

      Rs 3000 (For first offence)

      Rs 10,000 (For repeated offence)

      Driving with mobile phone in one hand

      Rs 5000

      Racing

      Rs 5000 and/or jail imprisonment for 3 months along with community service (For first offence)

      Rs 10,000 and/or jail imprisonment for 3 months along with community service (For repeated offence)

      Violating vehicle size limit at certain places

      Rs 5000 to Rs 10,000 and/or community service

      Driving a car despite driver’s disqualification

      Rs 10,000 and/or community service

      Drunk driving

      Rs 10,000 and/or jail imprisonment for 6 months (For first offence)

      Rs 15,000 and/or jail imprisonment for 2 years (For repeated offence)

      Allowing minors to drive the car

      Rs 25,000 with jail imprisonment of 3 years, deregistration of the car for 1 year and minor won’t be eligible for a license until 25 years of age

      Offering a bribe to traffic police

      Twice the penalty amount asked originally

      If stopped by the traffic police for the above-mentioned violations, the Bangalore resident can pay the challan amount on the spot. But if an e-challan has been issued, the car owner will have to pay it online.

      How to Pay Bangalore Traffic Challan Online?

      People in Bangalore can pay the e-challan online by following the steps given below:

      • Visit the official website of Bangalore Traffic Police
      • Go to the option of paying a traffic fine
      • Choose the violation type for which the traffic challan has been issued
      • Enter the car registration number or the notice number
      • Once the challan amount is visible, enter the details of the driver
      • Fill in the email id
      • Choose an online payment mode and make the payment
      • A payment confirmation will be received once the challan amount has been successfully paid.

      Traffic Rules That Every Car Owner in Bangalore Should Follow

       Take a look at some of the Bangalore traffic rules that must be followed by every car owner/driver in the city:

      • Always carry all the necessary car documents in hard copy or soft copy while using the car. This will avoid earning a challan if the car is stopped by the traffic police.
      • Always wear a seatbelt while driving the car. It can prevent major injuries in case of an accident.
      • Follow all traffic signs and signals so that no major mishap takes place.
      • Always follow the speed limit on a road as it can help to avoid an accident.
      • Do not drive in a drunken state. It can lead to fatal accidents that can also result in the death of other people.
      • Do not use the mobile phone while driving. It can result in major distractions and can lead to major accidents, including loss of lives.

      Always cooperate with traffic police officials when they signal to stop the car. Trying to escape them could land you in serious trouble.

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