Delhi Traffic Fines

New Traffic Fine in Delhi from 1st Sept-2019

Following is an illustration of the traffic fines as implemented under the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act. 2019. We have also compared them to the old traffic rates that were applicable before:


New Penalty from 1st Sept-2019

Old 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.



LMV: ₹1,000- ₹2,000 MPV/HPV: ₹2,000- ₹4,000 (+ licence seizure)


Driving/Riding without Insurance

₹2,000 and/or 3-months prison, community service | ₹4,000 for subsequent offence

A fine of ₹1,000 with a punishment of up to 3 months.

Driving without Seat Belt

₹1,000 and/or community service


Speeding and Racing

₹5,000 and/or 3-months prison, community service | ₹10,000 for subsequent violation and up to 1 year in prison, community service


Dangerous Driving/Riding and Jumping Red Light

₹1,000- ₹5,000 and/or 6-months to 1 year in prison, licence seizure

₹100 - ₹300

Violating Road Regulations

₹500- ₹1000


Driving/Riding While on the Mobile (Handheld)



Driving/Riding Despite Disqualification

₹10,000, and/or 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.


Overboarding Passengers

₹200 for every extra passenger and/or community service


Driving/Riding without Ticket



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


Refusing to share information under orders of the Traffic Authority/Disobeying orders



Vehicles without Permit

₹10,000 and/or up to 6-months prison, community service

Up to ₹5,000

Driving/Riding without Registration

₹5,000 | ₹10,000 for subsequent offence


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