F.A.Q. on Traffic Rules and Penalties
Q. Is it necessary to carry Driving License
Ans: Yes. In case, one is found guilty for not carrying
a Driving License then a challan amount or imprisonment or both
can be compounded on the guilty.
Q. What is to be done if stopped by traffic
police on account of a Traffic Violation?
Ans: One can either pay the penalty
fees against the receipt or surrender the documents against the
challans receipt and attend court when it is expected.
Q. What is to be done if the vehicle
documents are seized by a Traffic cop?
Ans: One can have his/her documents released after paying
the penalty fees of the offence in court.
Q. Can traffic authorities detain vehicles
Ans: Authorities can detain vehicles under following conditions:
- Driver is driving without license.
- Vehicle is driven without registration.
- Commercial vehicles driven without permit.
- Vehicle driven without payment of tax.
- Vehicle is carrying a suspicious number plate.
Q. Under what
conditions a vehicle can be "Towed"?
Ans: Any vehicle found under the following conditions can
be towed and then fined:
- Vehicle parked under restricted zone.
- Vehicle parked in a way to cause inconvenience
to the road users.
What is to be done in case the vehicle is "Towed" by a traffic crane?
Ans: One can contact the nearest Traffic Police Circle
and pay the challans fees for improper parking along with the tow
away charges that are vehicle specific.
Q. What is the law for Drunken Driving?
Ans: If anyone is found guilty of Drunken Driving, then
he may have to pay a hefty amount for challan or may be imprisoned.
The punishment depends upon the amount of alcohol consumed and frequency
of occurrence of such an offense.