OFFENCES & PENALTIES

 

 

Sl.No.

Offence

Section

Punishment –

Imprisonment / Fine

01

Driving a vehicle without holding an effective driving licence

181

3 months or Road safety.500/- or both

02

Driving a vehicle being under aged

181

-do-

03

Owner or person in charge of a vehicle permitting an unlicensed person or an under aged person to drive a vehicle

180

3 months or Road safety.1000/- or both

04

i)Disqualified person driving a vehicle in public place or ii) Seeking a licence without disclosing endorsements made

182(1)

3 months or Road safety.500/-

05

Any person acting as conductor of a stage carriage without holding a conductor’s licence

177

First offence Road safety.100/- Second or subsequent offence, Road safety.300/-

06

Disqualified conductor acting as conductor or applying for a conductor’s   licence   without disclosing endorsement made

182(2)

Upto one month or Road safety.100/- or  both

07

Conductor in any public place, failing to produce his licence on demand by any officer of Transport Department

177

As serial No.5 above

08

Conductor’s failure to issue ticket etc.

178(2)

Road safety.500/-

09

Driving a vehicle at an excessive speed

183(1)

First offence Road safety.400/-, Second or subsequent offence Road safety.1000/-

10

Any  person  permitting  his employee or a person subject to his control to drive a vehicle at an excessive speed (may be by fixing a time table)

183(2)

First offence Road safety.300/- Second or subsequent offence Road safety.500/-

11

Driving or permitting to drive a vehicle carrying excess load, or non-compliance with directions to have the vehicle weighted

194(1)

Minimum Road safety.2000/- and additional Road safety.1000/- per ton of excess load together with charges for offloading the excess load.

12

Driver refusing to stop and submit his vehicle to weighing or off loading the excess weight

194(2)

Road safety.3000/-

13

Any person driving or permitting to drive any vehicle with a left-handed steering control unless equipped with a device of a prescribed nature

177

First offence Road safety.100/- second or subsequent offence Road safety.300/-

14

Driving dangerously; Abettor

184

 

188

First offence 6 months or Road safety.1000/- or both,

Second or subsequent offence within 3 years of previous commission 2 years or Road safety.2000/- or both

16

Driving by a drunken person or by a person under influence of drugs;

Abettor

185

 

188

First, offence 6 months or Road safety.2000/- or both,

Second or subsequent offence committed within 3 years of previous commission 2 years of Road safety.3000/- or both

17

Driving  when   mentally  or physically unfit to drive; Abettor

186

188

First offence Road safety.200/-. 

Second or subsequent offence Road safety.500/-

18

Driving an uninsured vehicle

196

3 months or Road safety.1000/- or both

19

Driver’s failure to obey traffic signs

177

First offence Road safety.100/-, Second or subsequent offence Road safety.300/-

20

Driver’s failure to make prescribed signals on prescribed occasions

177

-do-

21

Driver allowing any person to obstruct his control of the vehicle

177

-do-

22

Driver of a two wheeler motor cycle carrying more than one person in addition to himself and only on a properly fixed seat behind the driver’s seat

177

-do-

23

Driver and pillion rider failing to wear protective head gear

177

-do-

24

Driver refusing to stop and submit his vehicle to weighing or off loading the excess weight

194(2)

Upto Road safety.3000/-

25

Driver refusing to stop in certain causes and / or furnishing certain particulars

179(1)

Road safety.500/-

26

Driver’s failure to submit the vehicle for testing emission of smoke etc.,

-do-

-do-

27

Any person in charge of a vehicle or a trailer abandoning or permitting to abandon, etc., in a public place

177

First offence Road safety.100/- Second or subsequent offence Road safety.300/-

28

Any person in charge of a vehicle carrying or permitting to carry any person on the running board etc.,

177

-do –

29

Any person in charge of a vehicle keeping or permitting to keep a vehicle stationary without the required precautions

177

-do-

30

Any person traveling on the running board or on the top or on the bonnet of a motor vehicle

177

First offence Road safety.100/- Second or subsequent offence Road safety.300/-

31

Any person traveling without pass or ticket in any stage carriage etc.,

177

-do-

32

Any person keeping a disabled vehicle in any public place so as to cause impediment to the free flow of traffic

201

Road safety.50/- per hour plus towing charges.

33

Driver in a public place failing to produce his licence to any police officer in uniform; on demand

177

First offence Road safety.100/- Second or subsequent offence Road safety.100/-

34

Conductor, in any public place, failing to produce his licence on demand by any officer of the Motor Vehicles Department

177

-do-

35

The owner (or driver or person of in charge of) a motor vehicle, on demand by any registering authority, or any other officer of the Motor Vehicles Dept., failing to produce:-

3        The certificate of insurance of the vehicle;

ii)   Certificate of fitness of transport vehicle;

iii)  Permit of transport vehicle(see exceptions in S, 130(4))

177

First offence Road safety.100/- Second or subsequent offence Road safety.100/-

36

Any person driving a motor vehicle in any public place, on demand by a police officer in uniform or officers of Motor Vehicles Department, Failing to produce :-

a)   the certificate of insurance;

b) the certificate of registration;

c)   the driving licence, or

d) certificate of fitness, and

e)   the permit of a transport vehicle

177

-do-

37

When the driver or conductor of a motor vehicle is accused of any offence under the M.V.Act, the owner of such vehicle failing, on demand by a Police officer authorized, to give information

regarding the name and address of and the licence held by the driver or conductor

187

For the first offence 3 months imprisonment or Road safety.500/- or both for subsequent offence 6 months or Road safety.1000/- or both

38

When any person is injured or any property of a third party is damaged  in  motor  vehicle accident, the driver or person in charge, of the vehicle:-

a)   Not providing medical aid to the victim of the accident.

b)  Not giving certain informating regarding the accident etc., to or demand by a Police officer or at the nearest police station.

c)   Not  giving  the  necessary information to the insurer

187

187

187

First offence 3 months or

Road safety.500/- or both Subsequent offence 6 months or Road safety.1000/-

 

-do-

39

Any person driving or owner permitting to drive vehicle without effective registration or displaying false registration marks in any public or in any other place (Exceptions-Sec,39(2)

192(1)

First offence upto Road safety.5000/- (not being less than Road safety.2000/-)

 

Second or subsequent offence one year; or upto Road safety.10,000/- (not eing less than Road safety.5000/-) or both Exceptions–see Sec.192(2)

40

Any person driving or permitting to drive a vehicle without the necessary permit for the route or area in which or for the purpose for which it is being used.

192-A

First offence upto Road safety.5000/- (not being less than Road safety.2000/-),

Second or subsequent offence upto one year, (not being less than 3 months), upto Road safety.10,000/- (not being less than Road safety.5000/-) (Exceptions S.192-A92))

41

Any  person  (except  as  a passenger) using or permitting to use a vehicle in a public place unless it is covered by the required insurance against third party risk

196

3 months or Road safety.1000/-

42

Any manufacturer using sub-standard article or process

182-A

First offence Road safety.1000/-,

Second or subsequent offence Road safety.5000/-

43

Any person driving or permitting to drive in any public place a defective motor vehicle or trailer. If such defect results in an accident causing bodily injury or damage to property.

190(1)

3 months or Road safety.1000/-

44

Any person driving or permitting to drive in any public place any motor vehicle which violates the standards prescribed in relation to road safety, control of noise and air pollution

190(2)

First offence Road safety.1000/-,

Second or subsequent, offence Road safety.2000/-

45

Any person driving or permitting to drive in any public place a motor vehicle which violates the provisions of M.V.Act or Rules relating to dangerous or hazardous goods

190(3)

First offence one year or Road safety.3000/- or both, Second or subsequent offence 3 years or Road safety.5000/- or both

46

Any importer or dealer setting delivering or offering to sell or deliver a motor vehicle or trailer in a condition or altered condition such that its use in a public place would contravene chapter VII of M.V.Act.

191

Road safety.500/-

47

Any transport vehicle not having fitness certificate

192(1) read

with Sec.39

First offence upto Road safety.5000/- but not less than Road safety.2000/- Second or subsequent offence upto one year Road safety.10,000/- (but not less than Road safety.5000/-) or both

48

Any motor vehicle not having pollution under control certificate

190(2) read

with CMV

Rule 116(6)

First offence Road safety.1000/- Second or subsequent offences Road safety.2000/-

49

Using vehicle in unsafe condition

190(1)

Road safety.250/-

50

Using vehicle in unsafe condition and causing accident

190(1)

Upto 3 months or upto Road safety.1000/- or both

51

Any person traveling in a stage carriage without ticket or pass, or not producing ticket or pass on requisition.

178(1)

Road safety.500/-

52

Conductor of a stage carriage willfully or negligently failing to accept fare or issue ticket or checking inspector willfully or negligently failing or refusing to check pass or ticket

178(2)

-do-

53

Permit holder of contract carriage refusing to ply or to carry passengers:-

a)   In the case of two-wheelers or three-wheelers

b)  In the case of others

 

178(3)

178(3)

Road safety.50/-

Road safety/200/-

54

Any person disobeying directions given by any person or authority empowered, or obstructing any person or authority in the discharge of his functions under

the M.V.Act.

179(1)

Road safety.500/-

55

Any person with-holding the required information or giving false information

179(2)

One month or Road safety.500/- or both

56

Racing and trials of speed

189

-do-

57

Any person engaging himself as an agent    or    canvasser    in contravention of Sec.93 or Rules made there under

193

First offence Road safety.1000/- second or subsequent offence 6 months, or Road safety.2000/- or both

58

Taking vehicles without authority

197

3 months, or    Road safety.500/- or both

59

Unauthorised interference with vehicle

198

Road safety.100/-