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Maharashtra: Compounding fees for traffic offences hiked

The compounding fees for driving without a license has been set at Rs. 5,000.

The Maharashtra government has implemented the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019. Under the new law, compounding fees for traffic offences have been hiked, which is expected to bring down accidents and ensure discipline among road users.

As per the notification, the compounding fees for blocking the path of an ambulance has been set at Rs. 10,000, whereas unauthorized interference with the vehicle attracts a penalty of Rs. 1,000.

The compounding fees for driving without insurance and license has been set at Rs. 2,000 and Rs. 5,000 respectively.

The compounding fees for vehicle racing has been set at Rs. 5,000 for the first offence and Rs. 10,000 for subsequent offences.

Displaying an improper number plate attracts a fine of Rs. 1,000. The penalty for traveling without a ticket or pass on stage carriage buses will be Rs. 500.

 

 
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