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Penalties

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Last Updated On: 06/06/2013  
 

Sr No.

Section

Offence

Procedure

Maximum Punishment (Fine/Imprisonment)

1.

177

Contravention of Provisions, Rules, Regulations and Notifications

If no penalty is provided

Rs. 100 for first offence Rs. 300/- for second or subsequent offence

2.

178

Traveling without ticket or pass

i. For failure or refusal to present or deliver up the pass.

Rs. 500

ii.For default of conductor or driver performing conductor’s duty

Rs. 500

iii. If the permit-holder or driver refuses to ply or carry passengers:
a. In case of two-wheeled vehicle or three wheeled vehicles.

Rs. 50

b. In any other case

Rs. 200

3.

179.

Willful disobedience of orders, directions and obstruction or refusal of information to authority

If no other penalty is provided

1 month or Rs. 500 or both

4.

180.

Causing or permitting any other person to drive

If the person does not satisfy provisions of Section 3 and 4

3 months or Rs. 1000/- or both

5.

181.

Contravening the provisions of driving license

For not satisfying provisions of Section 3 and 4

3 months or Rs. 500/- or both

6.

182.

i. Driving after disqualification under the Act or applying or obtaining license without disclosing the fact

3 months or Rs. 500/- or both and revocation of license

ii. Disqualified conductor acting as conductor or applies or obtains the license.

ii. Deceitfully acting as conductor etc.

1 months or Rs. 100/- or both and revocation of license

7.

182 A

Contravening the provisions of construction and the maintenance of vehicle

Violating the provisions of section 109

Rs. 1000 for first offence
Rs. 5000/- for subsequent offence

8.

183.

i. Driving contravening the speed limit.

i. Violating the provisions of Section 112

Rs. 400 for first offence
Rs. 1000/- for subsequent offence

ii. Causing another person to drive

ii. Violating the provisions of Section 112

Rs. 300 for first offence
Rs. 500/- for subsequent offence

 

iii. For evidence of speed by witness

No punishment on the evidence of one witness subject to estimation of speed by mechanical device.

iv. For not completing journey within specified time without contravening to speed limit

Publisher of time-table and person giving direction for journey punishable.

9.

184.

Driving at dangerous speed

Driving in the manner dangerous to public including nature, condition and place etc.

6 months or Rs. 1000 or both for first offence, 2 years or Rs. 2000/- or both if the second or subsequent offence is committed within 3 years.

10.

185.

Driving or attempting to drive by drinking or under the influence of drugs.

If the blood contains alcohol

6 months or Rs. 2000 or both for first offence, 2 years or Rs. 3000/- or both if the second or subsequent offence is committed within 3 years.

11.

186.

Driving while suffering from disease or any disability

If such driving is a source of danger to the public

Rs. 200 for first offence Rs. 500/- for subsequent offence

12.

187.

Contravention of provisions of sections 132 or 133 or section 134

For offences relating to accident

5 months or Rs. 500 or both, 6 months or Rs. 1000/- or with both alongwith above punishment.

13.

188.

Abetting the offence under section 184 or 185 or Section 186

For abetment of offence

Imprisonment as provided in section 184 to 186

14.

189.

Racing or trial of speed in public place

Without written consent of State Government, permitting or taking part in racing or trial speed

1 month or Rs. 500 or with both.

15.

190.

i. Driving or causing or allowing driving the defective vehicle knowingly about the defect of vehicle.

i. If driving knowingly or having reasonable ground for discovering the defect of vehicle

Rs 250 if accident causes bodily injury or damage to property 3 months or Rs. 1000 or with both

ii. While driving etc., violating the standards prescribed in relation to road safety, control of noise or air pollution

ii. Violating safety, noise and air pollution standards, etc.

Rs. 1000 for first offence
Rs. 2000/- for second or subsequent offence

iii. While driving etc. by violating the provisions of the Act and Rules relating to dangerous or hazardous carriages of goods

iii. Carrying dangerous or hazardous goods

Rs. 3000 for first offence
Rs. 5000/- or 3 years or both for second or subsequent offence

16

191

Importer or dealer selling or offering to sale or deliver or altering the vehicle contravening the chapter VII or Rule

i. Intentionally acts by contravening the provisions of Chapter VII or Rules thereunder.

Rs. 500/-

ii. Acting with the absence of intention.

No punishment

17.

192

i. Driving causing or allowing to be use of vehicle in contravening the provision of Section 39.

i. Driving or causing vehicle to be used.

Rs. 5000 for first offence 
Rs. 10000/- or 1 years or with both for subsequent offence

ii. Using motor vehicle in emergency of sickness or injuries or for transport of food or materials to relieve distress or for medical supplies etc.

ii. For emergency sickness etc., use but subject to information should be done within seven days to RTA

No punishment

18.

192 A

Driving, causing or allowing to be use in contravention of section of section 66 or contravention of route permit.

For contravening to the provision of section 66 and route permit.

Rs. 5000 for first offence
Rs. 10000/- or 1 years or with both for subsequent offence

If the vehicle is used for emergency of sickness or injury or foe transport of food etc. for both purpose.

The user has to report within 7 days to the RTA

No punishment

19.

193.

Engaging as agent or canvasser

For contravening the provisions of Section 93

Rs. 1000 for first offence
Rs. 2000/- or 6 months or with both for subsequent offence

20.

194

i. Driving, causing or allowing to drive exceeding permissible weight.

For contravening the provisions of section 113 or section 114

Rs. 2000 and Rs. 1000 per tonne for excess load along with off-loading

ii. Refusing to stop and submitting the vehicle to weighing

Refusing the direction of authority

Rs. 3000

21.

195

Committing offence for second or subsequent time within 3 years of previous offence

For repetition of offence

More than ¼ of the prescribed fine

22.

196

Driving, causing or allowing to drive in contravening the provisions of section 146.

Driving by contravening the provisions

Rs. 1000 or 3 months

23.

197.

i. Taking or driving without the consent of owner.

Taking without authority

Rs. 500 or 3 months or with both

ii. Seizing or exercising the control of vehicle by unlawful force or threat of force or by any other form

Seizing or exercising the control of vehicle

Rs. 500 or 3 months or with both

iii. Abetting or attempting to commit the offence

For abetment

Rs. 500 or 3 months or with both

24.

198

Illegally entering, moving or tempering with brake or mechanism of vehicle

For tampering with brake, etc.

Rs. 100

25.

201.

Keeping disabled vehicle for causing impediment to traffic

Obstruction to traffic

Rs. 50 per hour.

 

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