Since September 1st, People have been discussing a lot about the hefty fines imposed for traffic violations. In Delhi, Imposing a fine of over Rs 2 lakh on the Truck Driver and its Owner has created a sensation.
At the GT Karnal Road, A Challan of Rs 1.31 lakh was issued to a Truck Driver for overloading and other traffic violations. Owner of the Truck was fined Rs 69,500 citing various violations. Overall, The fine imposed went up to Rs 2,00,500.
Recently, A Truck Owner in Rajasthan was fined Rs 1,41,000. Such hefty fines make public wonder if the Owner would dare to bring his vehicle on to the road again.
States such as Madhya Pradesh and Kerala decided not to implement the new Motor Vehicle Act brought by Centre. Gujarat Government has reduced the fines by a huge margin. Other states have been mulling to do the same to avoid public ire.