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Motor Vehicles Act - Offence and Penalty details in Tamilnadu


Posted Date: 30-Nov-2011  Last Updated:   Category: General    
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Traffic offence and penalty for the offence commited by Motor Vehicle Act. Violation of these 'Rules of Road regulation' is a punishable trancegression as per the city specific traffic police rules and the "Motor Vehicle Act". Enforcement of these traffic laws / rules, regulation and acts can bear out the road accidents, these laws are enforced by issuing chellans in the name of the offenders and teaching them a lesson by making them pay penalties.



Rules of the Road Regulation were brought into effect since July 1989. These rules are common to all the indian drivers (Two, Three and Four Wheelers).

1. Offence Related to Documents

1. Offence : Driving Without a valid License
Maximum Penalty : Rs.500 OR 3 months Imprisonment
Section : 3 r/w, 181 MVA (Motor Vehicle Act)

2. Offence : Dose not possess a valid License
Maximum Penalty : Rs. 1000 OR 3 months Imprisonment
Section : 5 r/w, 180 MVA

3. Offence : Not carrying documents as required
Maximim penalty : Rs. 100
Section : 130(3) r/w, 177 MVA

4. Offence : Driving without valid Insurance
Maximim penalty : Rs. 1000 OR 3 months Imprisonment
Section : 130 r/w , 177 MVA

5. Offence : Driving without valid permit
Maximum penalty : Rs. 5000 and not less than 2000
Section : 130 r/w, 177 MVA

6. Offence : Driving without valid fitness
Maximum penalty : Rs. 5000 and not less than 2000
Section : 130 r/w, 177 MVA

7. Offence : Driving without RC book
Maximim penalty : Rs. 2000
Section : 39 r/w , 192 MVA

8. Offence : Disobeying Traffic Police in Uniform
Maximum Penalty : Rs. 100
Section : 119 MVA

9. Offence : Jumping Signal
Maximum Penalty : Rs. 100
Section : 119/177 MVA


10. Offence : Driving under influence of Alcohol / Drugs
Maximum penalty : Rs. 2000 and / or 6 months imprisonment
Section : 185 MVA

11. Offence : Using Mobile Phone while Driving
Maximum Penalty : Rs. 1000
Section : 184 MVA

12. Offence : In case of Minor Accident
Maximum penalty : Rs. 1000
Section : 184 MVA


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Responses to "Motor Vehicles Act - Offence and Penalty details in Tamilnadu"
Author: Naina Khan    01 Dec 2011Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
Hai Sampath,

The information provided by you would be very much useful and informative to the peoples of Tamil Nadu as they use several types of vehicles in their daily activities. With this information in hand several unnecessary dealing and talking with the traffic department can be highly reduced.

Regards,
S.Naina Khan



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