Offences & Penalties

TRAFFIC RELATED OFFENCES & PENALTIES

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Offences

Violation section

Penal section

1

Driving a motor vehicle in any public place without a valid license.

3(1) MV Act

181 MV Act

2

Driving a motor vehicle in any public place by an under aged person

4 MV Act

181 MV Act

3

Owner of a motor vehicle permitting any person to driver his/her vehicle in contravention of section 3 or 4 of MV Act

5 MV Act

180 MV Act

4

Permitting any other person to use his/her driver license.

6(2) MV Act

177 MV Act

5

Disqualified person holding or obtaining driving license, drives motor vehicle in.

19 MV Act

182(1) MV Act

6

Public vehicle without Certificate of Fitness or invalid C.F.

39 MV Act

192 MV Act

7

Driving a transport vehicle without Certificate of Fitness or nvalid C.F.

56 MV Act

192 MV Act

8

Driving vehicle without permit or in contravention of the condition of permit.

66 MV Act

192(A) MV Act

9

Driving vehicle at excessive speed.

112 MV Act

183(1) MV Act

10

Driving vehicle exceeding permissible limit of laden weight.

113 MV Act

194(1) MV Act

11

Driving vehicle in violation of the restriction (No Entry violatin).

115 MV Act

194(1) MV Act

12

Driving vehicle in violation of Mandatory Traffic Signs/Traffic Signal.

119 MV Act

177 MV Act

13

Leaving Vihicle in such a position so as to cause or likely to cause danger, obstruction or undue inconvenience to any road user.

122 MV Act

177 MV Act

14

No driver shall allow anybody to stand/sit place anything which hampers in controlling the vehicle during driving.

125 MV Act

177 MV Act

15

Allowing the vehicle to remain stationary at public place.

126 MV Act

177 MV Act

16

Triple riding on two-wheeler.

128(1) MV Act

177 MV Act

17

Riding without helmet on two-wheeler

129 MV Act

177 MV Act

18

Pillion riding two-wheeler without helmet

129 MV Act

177 MV Act

19

Non-production of driving license on demand by a Police Officer in uniform.

130(1) MV Act

177 MV Act

20

Failure to take certain precautions at unguarded level crossings.

131 MV Act

177 MV Act

21

Failure to stop the vehicle when asked by a Police Officer (SI/SGT in uniform when the vehicle is involved in an accident/ of damage to property.

132 MV Act

187 MV Act

22

Failure to remove injured person to haspital in a motor vehicle accident by the offending.

134(a) MV Act

187 MV Act

23

Failure to report motor vehicle accident to Police by the offending driver.

134 (b) MV Act

187 MV Act

24

Driver not giving information to the insurer about accident

134( c) MV Act

187 MV Act

25

Not insuring the vehicle against third-party/or driving an un-insured vehicle.

146 MV Act

196 MV Act

26

Disobedience of order and obstruction.

179(1) MV Act

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27

Refusal of information or willfully giving false information.

179(2) MV Act

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28

Driving vehicle dangerously.

184 MV Act

184 MV Act

29

Driving vehicle by a drunken person or by a person under influence of drugs.

185 MV Act

185 MV Act

30

Driving when mentally or physically unfit to drive

186 MV Act

186 MV Act

31

Whoever abets the commission of an offense u/s 184, 185 or 186 of MV Act.

188 MV Act

Punishment provided for the offence under the relevant secs.

32

Whoever without the written consent of the State Govt. permits or takes part in a race or trial of speed of any kind between motor vehicles in public place.

189 MV Act

189 MV Act

33

Using vehicle in unsafe condition.

190(1) MV Act

190(1) MV Act

34

Violation of standards prescribed for road safety, control of noise and air-pollution.

190(2) MV Act

190(2) MV Act

35

Carrying goods, which are dangerous and hazardous to human life in violation of prescribed conditions.

190(3) MV Act

190(3) MV Act

36

Sale or alteration of a vehicle the use of which will be contrary to the conditions of chap. VII of the MV Act, 1988

191 MV Act

191 MV Act

37

Taking and driving vehicle without consent of owner of lawful authority.

197(1) MV Act

197(1) MV Act

38

Penalty for causing obstruction to traffic by keeping disable vehicle.

201(1) MV Act 350 WBMVR

201 MV Act

39

Power of Police officer to detain vehicle without certificate of registration, permit etc.

207 MV Act

39/192(A) MV Act 66/192(A) MV Act

40

Power of arrest by Police officer without warrant.

201 MV Act

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41

Not displaying ‘L’ board.

Rule 3(1) CMVR

177 MV Act

42

Using motor vehicles with defective number plates.

Rule 77(1) CMVR

177 MV Act

43

Driving motor vehicles with defective/bad conditioned to tyres.

Rule 94(2) CMVR

177 MV Act

44

Non display of obligatory light or driving without obligatory lights.

Rule 105 CMVR

177 MV Act

45

Non possession of pollution under control certificate.

Rule 115 (Vii) CMVR

190(2) MV Act

46

Vehicle fitted with multituned or other harsh or shrill sounding horns.

Rule 119(2) CMVR

177 MV Act

47

Refusing to go on hire by taxi

Rule 23(1) WBMVR

177 MV Act

48

Prohibition in playing of radio etc. in a motor vehicle.

Rule 218(1) WBMVR

177 MV Act

49

Use pf ear phone/mobile phone which driving.

Rule 218(2)/(3) WBMVR

177 MV Act

50

Taxi drivers failing to keep ‘ Fare Chart’

Rule 268 WBMVR

177 MV Act

51

STOP line violation

Rule 301 WBMVR

177 MV Act

52

Center line violation

Rule 316 WBMVR

177 MV Act