Tag: Indian Traffic violations

Indian cabinet approves major increase in Traffic Fines and Punishment

Recently, the Union Cabinet has cleared a proposal to discipline the country’s traffic system by incorporating a five-fold increase in the spot fines and even jail term for violators. The meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh decided to amend the Motor Vehicles Act (MVA) to provide a strong deterrent against drunken driving, jumping red light, speeding, use …

Indian Traffic Fines and Punishment

Over 100,000 people are killed in accidents on Indian roads every year and experts say that better signages and lighting, curbing drunken driving and hiking fines for traffic offences could help reduce the exceptionally high toll. On February 20, 2010, The Hindu reported rising number of traffic offences and violations in Erode, Tamil Nadu. This is the scenario in …