Here’s How Much Bengalurians Will Have To Pay For Violating Traffic Norms From July 20 Onwards

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The revised fines for traffic violations will come into effect from July 20 in Bengaluru after which the residents will have no other option but to pay steeper fines for breaking traffic rules. The Bangalore Traffic Police (BTP) is installing boards in different areas with high traffic. These boards display details about new fines to make commuters and passersby aware of the implemented changes. 

Fine Chart To Alert Commuters

BTP has fixed the fine chart information boards at major junctions. Apart from giving information about the fine, the charts will also alert the commuters about non-fatal and fatal accidents. It will also carry statistics of accidents that occurred in the last three years. 

fine for traffic violations

Revised fines for traffic violations

Fine for using mobile while driving 

Rs. 100- old fine

Rs.1,000- revised fine  (10 times more)

Parking in “No Parking” Area

Rs.100- old fine

Rs.1000- revised fine (this does not include towing charges)

Excessive speed

Rs.300- old fine

Rs.1000- revised fine

Driving without insurance

Rs.500- old fine

Rs.1000- revised fine

Driving without fitness certificate

Rs.2000 -fine for the first offense 

Rs.5000- fine for a second offense and subsequent offenses

Driving without registration

Rs.5000- fine for the first offense 

Rs.10,000- fine for the second offense and subsequent offenses

Department Wants Residents To Become Aware

According to a traffic police official, they want the city residents to become aware of the new fines before the imposition starts. Additional Commissioner of Police (traffic) P Harishekharan said, “Before we start imposing violators with the new fines, citizens should get to know the revised fines imposed for various traffic violations and it is our duty to bring it to their attention.”

The traffic department of Bengaluru is also planning a session to create awareness among auto rickshaws, school bus, taxis, bus, and van drivers, Resident Welfare Associations (RWA), two-wheeler riders in the city. 

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