A day after Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill came into force, several people faced harsh penalty for violating traffic rules. A man fined 23K in Gurugram for riding a motorcycle without wearing a helmet and also for not carrying important documents.
The cops caught the motorcyclist, identified as Dinesh Madan, and issued a challan on Monday for not carrying the documents including his driving licence, registration certificate of the motorcycle and the pollution certificate. Madan was riding without his licence for which he was fined Rs 5,000, Rs 5,000 for not producing his Registration Certificate, Rs 2,000 for not having a third party insurance, Rs 10,000 for violating air pollution standards and another Rs 1,000 for not wearing a helmet.
Madan is a resident of Geeta Colony in East Delhi, and he was issued the challan opposite the district court in Gurugram. The traffic police officer at the location said, “As Madan was not wearing his helmet, he was stopped by the on-duty traffic personnel. He was unable to produce his documents, when asked. ” Madam however said that he had not violated any traffic rule and the amount was hefty. “I have not violated any traffic rules. They asked me to produce the documents in 10 minutes, which was impossible. He added,”They stopped me for not wearing the helmet and said that I have been penalised Rs 1,000.”. The man fined 23K was also took to police station afterwards.
Fines for the aforementioned offences are as follows:
1.Without PUCC – Rs 10000
2.Without DL – Rs 5000
3.Without RC – Rs 5000
4.Without insurance – Rs 2000
5.Without helmet – Rs 1000