Top 10 Highest Paid Challans Made Ever Since New Motor Vehicle Act (Amendmend) 2019 came into Effect in India

The New Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act (2019) has been implemented in India from September 1, 2019, and since then, many traffic violators are paid hefty fine across the country. We have noticed some unusual challans on a different part of India after the. Motor Vehicles Amendment Act came into effect. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019 was passed by Parliament in July, and its steep fines were to come into effect from September 1, 2019.

Here is the list of the highest amount of fine on traffic violation challans levied on people who drive two-wheelers, 4 wheelers, trucks and some private passenger carrying vehicles.

1. Odisha: Truck driver fined Rs 6.53 lakh in Odisha but under old traffic rules.

As per the report on Hindustantimes, a truck driver was fined Rs. 6,53,100/- for multiple traffic violations. The name of the driver is Dilip Kurta from Jharsuguda and is owned by Shailesh Shankar Kumar Lal Gupta of Bethel Colony, Phek Town in Nagaland. But the truck is still under detention at Sambalpur as the owner is yet to pay the penalty.

Rs. 6 lakh traffic challan
Photo Credit: Hindustantimes

2. Delhi: Truck owner fined Rs 2,00,500/- for violating traffic rules

In a report on ZeeNews India, a truck owner in Delhi has to pay Rs. 2 lakh 5 thousand rupees for violating the traffic law at Mubaraka Chowk near Rohini. The name of the truck driver is identified as Ram Krishan. The challaned amount has to be paid on Rohini Court and may be reduced if the valid documents are produced before the court.

Rs. 2 lakh traffic challan

3. Rajasthan: Truck Owner Fined Rs. 1.41 Lakh For Overloading Vehicle

As per the report from Business Standard, a truck owner, a truck owner from Rajasthan paid a challan amount of Rs 1,41,700 at Rohini court for overloading the vehicle on September 5. The name of the truck owner is identified as Bhagwan Ram, who owns the truck, paid the challan amount  86K after providing the documents at Rohini court on September 9.

Rs. 1.41 lakh challan

4. Gurugram: A truck driver in Gurugram was fined ₹59,000 on September 4.

As per the report that came from FinancialExpress a truck driver, fined Rs. 59K on different traffic offences in Gurugram. The driver had violated a total of 10 traffic violations including disobeying a traffic signal, without vehicle registration, no driving license, etc.
Rs. 59k challan
Photo Credit: Financial Express

5. Odisha: Auto driver in Odisha was fined ₹47,500 on September 5. 

According to a report from Livemint, an auto driver was fine was fined ₹47,500 for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, Bhubaneshwar. The driver was challaned for multiple violations for driving under alcohol influence, not carrying a driving licence, RC card, permit PUC and insurance.

The auto driver said he bought the second-hand three-wheeler for 26,000/-

Rs. 47000 thousand challan


6. Man in Delhi was fined ₹27,000 on September 3. 

A man was fined ₹27,000 by Delhi Traffic Police for violating rules in Mayapuri. A senior police official in Delhi says, “On Monday, the Delhi Traffic Police fined a vehicle owner Rs 27,000 for violating traffic rules in the Mayapuri area.”

The violations included – driving without a fitness certificate, driving without a license, violation of restriction of time in no entry, driving without insurance, and misbehaviour with the police officer.

Source: Times of India

7. Gurugram: Man in Gurugram was fined ₹23,000 on September 3. 

 A man name Dinesh Madan was fined Rs. 23000/- for his second hand scooty of Rs. 15000/ in Gurugram on 3 September. Madan was fine for different traffic violations like driving without a driving licence, without a registration certificate, no third party insurance, no pollution certificate and was riding without a helmet.

Rs. 23K challan

Source: timesofindia

8. Haryana: Scooty driver in Haryana was fined ₹16,000 on September 5. 

Traffic police issued a challan of Rs 16,000 to a scooter driver in Haryana’s Kaithal. The offender allegedly had no documents of his scooty which was later impounded by police.

His scooter was later impounded after the man refused to pay the fine.

Rs. 16000 challanSource: Hindi News18

9. Report Waited.

10. Report Waited.

Below is the list of Traffic Violation Fines under the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act, 2019 from September 1, 2019

Penalty Old Amount New Amount
Penalty for offences where no penalty is specifically provided Rs 100 for the first offence and Rs 300 for the second/subsequent offence Rs 500 for a first-time offence, Rs 1,500 for a subsequent offence
Violation of road regulations Rs 500 to Rs 1,000
Travelling without Ticket Rs 200 Rs 500
Disobedience of orders of Authority and refusal to share information Rs 500 Rs 2,000
Unauthorised use of vehicles without license Rs 1,000 Rs 5,000
Driving without license Rs 500 Rs 5,000
Driving despite disqualification Rs 500 Rs 10,000
Over-speeding Rs 400 Rs 1000 – Rs 2000 for a light motor vehicle, Rs 2,000 – Rs 4,000 for medium passenger or goods vehicles and impounding of driving license for second/subsequent offence.
Dangerous Driving Imprisonment of 6 months to 1 year and/or fine of Rs. 1000- Rs. 5000 for first offence and imprisonment up to 2 years and/or fine up to Rs. 10000 for the second offence.
Drunken Driving Imprisonment up to 6 months and/or fine up to Rs. 10000 for first offence and imprisonment up to 2 years and/or fine of Rs. 15000 for a second offence.
Driving when mentally or physically unfit to drive for Rs 200 for a first offence, Rs 500 for second/subsequent offence First offence – Rs. 1000 and second/subsequent offence – Rs.2000
Offences relating to an accident Imprisonment of up to 6 months and/or fine up to Rs. 5000 for first offence and imprisonment up to 1 year and/or fine up to Rs. 10000 for a second offence.
Racing and speeding Imprisonment of up to 1 month and/or fine up to Rs. 500 for the first offence and imprisonment up to 1month and/or fine up to Rs. 10000 for a second offence.
Driving uninsured vehicle fine of Rs. 1000 and/or punishment up to 3 months Rs. 2000 and/or imprisonment up to 3 months for the first offence and fine of Rs. 4000 and/or imprisonment up to 3 months for the second offence.
Taking a vehicle without lawful authority and seizing a motor vehicle by force Rs 500 Rs. 5000
Causing obstruction to free flow of traffic


These were the highest amount of challans made by Traffic Police after the Motor Vehicle Act 2019 came into effect.

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