“For Mumbai road safety and to reduce the increased offences, Mumbai traffic police / RTO has put up strict penalties for listed traffic offences. The old and latest fines (Amount in Rs.) have huge difference along with the imprisonment, and the fear for those breaking road rules may pay fines and also go to jail for 2 to 3 years. Below are the strict rules laid down by traffic department of Mumbai. Also see updates as of May 2015 related to honking..”
Mumbai Road Offences and Fines
|Road Traffic Offence||Old Fines and Penalties(Rs.)||Latest Amount(Rs.)|
|Driving Without Perfect Valid Driving License, All (2,3 and 4 Wheelers) Vehicles||Rs.300|
|Allowing Other Friend/Person to Drive Your Car Without Valid License.||Rs.300|
|Driving Without License and Other Required Documents like RC Book, Insurance etc||Rs.100|
|Driving 2 Wheeler with more then 1 Pillion rider (Applicable For Bikes etc)||Rs.100|
|Creating Obstruction For Traffic||Rs.100|
|Parking in No Parking Zone||Rs.100|
|Violating Traffic Signal and Driving Wrong Side of Road||Rs.100|
|Cutting Lanes and Driving in No-Entry Zone||Rs.100|
|Rash Driving using Musical Horn||Rs.500|
|Talking On Mobile Phones while Driving||Rs.100|
|One Handed Rash Driving and Caught||Rs.500|
|Disobeying Traffic Police Hand Signals||Rs.200|
|Giving False Information to Traffic Police||Rs.200|
|Charging Excess On Auto Meters (3 Wheelers Autos)||Rs.50|
|Driving with Learning License But Without ‘L’ Sign on Vehicle||Rs.100|
|Driving Without Helmet (Two Wheelers)||Rs.100|
|Reversing Vehicle Negligently||Rs.100|
|Not Using Safety Belts (For 4 Wheeler Vehicles Like Car etc)||Rs.100|
|Honking (Beeping Horn) in Silence Zone of Road||Rs.100 to Rs.500 (See Updates On Honking Rules Fines in Mumbai)|
|Vehicles with Dark Glasses||Rs.100|
|Improper Number Plate (All vehicles : Auto)||Rs.100 & Rs.50|
|Driving Above Allowed Speed Limits||Rs.200|
|Driving when unfit Phisically or Mentally.||Rs.100|
|Racing on Mumbai Roads Without Permissions||Rs.300|
|Alcohol Drunk (Drink and Drive), See also the below link for details on drink and drive panelties.||Rs.2000|
|Driving Through One Way Restricted Roads (All Vehicles : Autos)||Rs.100 : Rs.50|
|Taking U-Turn On Roads Restricted to (All Vehicles : Autos)||Rs.100 : Rs.50|
|Lane Cutting||Rs.100 : Rs.50|
|Driving Vehicle at High Speed (Excessive/Above Rules Limits)|
|First Time Offence||Rs.400||Rs.1000|
|Repeated||Rs.1000||Rs.2000 to 5000|
|Breaking / Jumping Traffic Signals|
|First Time Offence||Rs.100||Rs.500|
|Repeated||Rs.300||Rs.1000 to 1500|
|Driving Without Helmet or Seat Belt|
|Repeated Offence||Rs.300||Rs.1000 to 1550|
|Drink and Drive Fine (See Drink & Drive Penalties for details )
|First Time||Rs.2000 or Six Months Jail or BOTH||Rs.2000 to 5000 and/or Jail For 6 to 24 months (2 years).|
|Repeated Offence||Rs.3000 or 2 years jail||Rs.8000 to 10000 AND 3 to 4 years of Jail|
|Rough / Rash Or Negligent Driving|
|First Time Offence||Rs.1000 or 6 Month Jail or Both.||Rs.1000 and/or 6 Month Jail|
|Repeated||Rs.2000 or 2 years Jail or BOTH (If Offence repeated within 3 years of previous charges)||Rs.2000 to 5000 and / or 6 month Jail|
|On Call or Sms While Driving|
|Repeated||Rs.300||Rs.2000 to 5000|
Updates January 2015 : New rules for car parking along with rates per hour have been updated and pay park policies related have been listed. Complete details on same is available here.
According to Rules Of Regulations 1989 and Motor Vehicles Act 1988, Below are the listed ‘No Parking Rules’ (Offences) and all of them are charges Rs.100 as Penalty if broken. Request to always use pay parking location to avoid any offences and penalties. You might also like to see Offences and Penalties report 2008 to 2014.
- If you parked in a way which creates OBSTRUCTIONS.
- On Authorized taxi stands or within 15 Meter area of BEST bus stand.
- If not parked in correct manner.
- Parking on any flyover bridges or at any of the listed traffic islands.
- At locations with sign boards saying NO PARKING ZONE.
- Illegal parking is also when parked on footpath or at pedestrian crossing.
- In front of any residential or commercial building gates.
|Vehicle Type||Towing Charges (INR. Rs)|
|Two Wheeler (Bike, Cycles etc)||180|
|Cars and Jeeps (Low Weight)||360|
|Taxi ( All Type Cabs)||270|
|Truck, Tankers and Other Trailer (Heavy Vehicles)||1080|
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