Fines for 33 traffic offences increased

Spot fines for 33 traffic offences will be increased from 15th July.

According to this amendment made by the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation, spot fines imposed on 33 traffic offences will be increased by 30% - 50%.

The amendment has been announced through an extraordinary gazette.

According to this new amendment, fine for exceeding speed limit has been increased to Rs.3000, while the fine for non-compliance with traffic rules is Rs.2000.

It is reported that the fines for disobeying the command of police, instructing without an instructor’s license and failure to take precautionary measures when parking a vehicle have been increased to Rs.2000. Fine for not displaying the revenue license is Rs.1000.

Spot fines for not using seat belts/ helmets and using incorrect signals have also been increased to Rs.1000.

The amended fines will be in effect from 15th July. Police have already printed and distributed relevant charge sheets to all police stations.

 

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