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

a. Hefty
b. Light
c. Moderate
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

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