Union Cabinet passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2016
Q. Union Cabinet has approved the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2016 which provides ___ penalties in case of traffic violations?- Published on 04 Aug 16
d. Very Hefty
ANSWER: Very Hefty
Union Cabinet on 3rd August 2016 passed the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2016 which provides for very hefty penalties in case of traffic violations.
- As per the provisions, drunken driving will now attract INR 10000 fine.
- Fine of INR 1000-4000 will be imposed for over speeding.
- As per the bill, driving without insurance means a fine of INR 2000 and/or three month imprisonment while driving without helmets will attract INR 2000 fine and 3 month suspension of license.
- In case of juvenile offenders, guardian/owner will be deemed guilty and vehicle registration will be cancelled