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Traffic Fines & Penalties for Different Offences & Violations in India

List of Traffic Fines for Different Traffic Violations in India

Violation Penalty
Driving/Riding without Licence ₹5,000 and/or community service
Driving/Riding Under the Influence of an Intoxicating Substance ₹10,000 and/or 6 months prison | ₹15,000 and/or 2 years jail for repetitive violation.
Overspeeding LMV: ₹1,000- ₹2,000 MPV/HPV: ₹2,000- ₹4,000 (+ licence seizure)
Driving without Seat Belt ₹1,000 and/or community service
Driving/Riding without Insurance ₹2,000 and/or 3-months prison, community service | ₹4,000 for subsequent offence
Violating Road Regulations ₹500- ₹1000
Dangerous Driving/Riding and Jumping Red Light ₹1,000- ₹5,000 and/or 6-months to 1 year in prison, licence seizure
Driving/Riding While on the Mobile (Handheld) ₹5,000
Speeding, Racing ₹5,000 and/or 3-months prison, community service | ₹10,000 for subsequent violation and up to 1 year in prison, community service
Not Giving Way to Emergency Vehicles like Ambulances, Fire Engines, etc. ₹10,000 and/or community service
Riding without Helmet (rider and pillion rider) ₹1000, and or licence disqualification, community service for 3-months
Overloading Two-Wheelers ₹2,000 and licence disqualification and/or 3-months of community service
Juvenile Offences ₹25,000 with 3-years prison, cancellation of registration for 1-year, juvenile ineligible for licence until 25 years of age.
Driving/Riding Despite Disqualification ₹10,000, and/or community service
Overboarding Passengers ₹200 for every extra passenger and/or community service
Driving/Riding without Ticket ₹500
Offence Committed by Enforcing Authorities Such as Offering Bribes Twice the penalty (varies according to traffic rules violated)
Unauthorized Use of Vehicles Without Licence ₹1,000- ₹5,000
Disobedience of Orders of the Authorities ₹2,000
Vehicles without Permit ₹10,000 and/or up to 6-months prison, community service
Oversized Vehicles ₹5,000 to ₹10,000 and/or community service
Overloading ₹20,000 + ₹2,000 for every extra tonne and/or community service
Driving/Riding without Licence (for Aggregators) ₹25,000 to ₹1,00,000
Driving/Riding without Registration ₹5,000 | ₹10,000 for subsequent offence
Using Horn in Silent Zone ₹2,000 | ₹4,000 for subsequent offence

When and how are these Traffic Fines paid out?

Pay Fine On-Spot

Visit Court and Pay Fine

Driving/Riding without licence

Jumping Traffic Light

Driving/Riding without insurance

Driving against flow of traffic

Over speeding

Drunk Driving

Driving without seatbelt

Juvenile Driving

Violating road regulations


Using horn in silent zone


Driving without registration




Oversized Vehicles


Vehicles without permit


Disobedience of orders of authorities


Unauthorized use of vehicles without licence


Riding without helmet


Not giving way to emergency vehicles




Driving while talking on the phone (handheld)


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