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Implementation of e-Challan in Chennai

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List of Traffic Fines in Chennai

Go through the table below for the most recent details regarding the Chennai challan:

Traffic Violation Vehicle Type Penalty (₹)

Talking on the phone while driving

All Vehicle Types

First-time offence: ₹1000
Repeat offence: ₹10000

Driving a two-wheeler without a helmet

Two-wheeler

₹ 1,000

Driving without using the seatbelt

Four-wheeler

₹ 1,000

Violating parking rules

All Vehicle Types

First-time offence: ₹500
Repeat offence: ₹1500
Obstructing the path of emergency vehicles All Vehicle Types ₹ 10,000
Driving without a valid licence All Vehicle Types ₹ 5,000
Driving by a minor All Vehicle Types ₹25000; imprisonment for three years
Driving without having third-party insurance All Vehicle Types First-time offence: ₹2000 and/or imprisonment for three months
Violating speed limits All Vehicle Types Between ₹2000 to ₹4000
Not obeying traffic lights All Vehicle Types ₹1000 to ₹5000 and/or imprisonment for 6 to 12 months
Driving vehicles without a number plate All Vehicle Types Between ₹150 to ₹500

Drivers unable to show their driving licence when asked for by the authorities

All Vehicle Types

Between ₹150 to ₹750

Drivers not cooperating with the police officers All Vehicle Types ₹ 750
Heavy vehicle drivers who do not cooperate with police officers All Vehicle Types ₹ 1,000
Driving a vehicle that is not registered All Vehicle Types ₹ 2,000
Permitting underage driving All Vehicle Types ₹1000 and/or imprisonment for three months
Driving despite having a cancelled licence All Vehicle Types ₹500 or imprisonment for three months

Driving under the influence of alcohol or any kind of drug

All Vehicle Types

First-time offence: ₹2000 and/or imprisonment for six months
Repeat offence: ₹3000 and/or imprisonment for two years.
Driving over the speed limit All Vehicle Types Between ₹1000 to ₹4000 | Licence seizure

Using the mobile while driving

All Vehicle Types

₹ 5,000

Driving with more than one person on a two-wheeler

Two-wheeler

₹2000 | Disqualification of driving licence and/or community service for three months

Overloading four-wheelers more than the seating capacity Four-wheeler ₹200 for each extra passenger
Driving vehicles without having a permit All Vehicle Types ₹10000 and/or imprisonment for six months

Blowing horns in silent zones

All Vehicle Types

First-time offence: ₹2000
Repeat offence: ₹4000

Note: These traffic rules and fines are subject to changes. 

Implementing e-challans in Chennai forms a part of traffic management and indicates progressive steps towards improving this segment. It has helped manage to issue and observe traffic fines and enhanced law enforcement's capability, accountability, and propound transparency.

While experimenting with transport revolutions in urban areas, it’s pertinent to view Chennai’s e-challan system as a kind of revolution that has come to act strictly for the good of society by enforcing the rules of road use and regulating traffic.


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