Road Safety

Road Safety

Common SCAMS Encountered on Indian Roads


As a community of car owners and drivers in India we've collectively had our fair share of experiences being scammed by con artists on the road. There is a barrage of scam threads all over the forum, and many of our members & readers would have had first-hand experiences of being duped inadvertently.

However, there is no single consolidated list of scams to warn you about what to watch out for, and how to avoid getting scammed yourself. This thread sorts through the variety of scams that motorists face, and tells you how to avoid them.

The list has been broken up into scams related to...

  1. Buying a car.
  2. Driving on the road.
  3. Ownership, service & repair of your car.
  4. Selling your car.


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