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Sep 13, 2019 at 14:06

Truck Driver In Delhi Challaned ₹2 Lakh For Overloading, Highest Under The Motor Act Till Now

by Meenu Katariya

Recently, the government has enforced the newly amended Motor Vehicles Act. And since then, the traffic police has been charging heavy penalties for traffic violations.

In what can be assumed to be one of the highest fines imposed under the act, a fine of ₹2,00,000 was charged from a truck driver in Delhi NCR.

According to a report by News18, the truck driver was fined for overloading and driving without a proper license, on the GT Karnal Road on 11th September.

Source: truck suvidha (representational image)

The offences mentioned in the challan included, not having a driving licence, pollution under control (PUC) certificate, registration certificate, fitness test, insurance, permit violation and not wearing a seat belt. Overall, he was charged ₹2,00,500. 

Previously, a truck from Rajasthan was challaned with a fine of ₹1.41 lakh for overloading and other offences.

This is the highest amount of fine imposed under the Motor Vehicles Act since it was brought into force on 1st September.

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