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TRAFFIC FINE LIST IN GUWAHATI | TRAFFIC FINE AMOUNT IN GUWAHATI

Traffic Fine List in Guwahati | Traffic Fine Amount in Guwahati | Traffic Fine Amount for First Offense | Traffic Fine Amount for Subsequent Offense 

Helmet sales in Guwahati became all time high after a fine of ₹ 1000  was collected for not wearing a helmet by pillion riders. This traffic fine was new for riders in Guwahati but it has been there since time immemorial in other cities. There are many traffic fines you might not know about. So, I am providing details of the traffic fine list in Guwahati.

There are nearly 30 different traffic fines in Guwahati. The amount of traffic fine start from ₹50/- and can go up to to ₹20,000/-.

In this post, I will provide you with a traffic fine list in Guwahati along with the amount you have to pay. Subsequently, I will provide you with information about documents to carry while driving in Guwahati. And end up with things to do to avoid traffic fines in Guwahati.

Traffic Rules and Regulation in Guwahati

You need to follow certain traffic rules and regulations in Guwahati to avoid paying fines. Otherwise you will end up paying huge amount of fines.

Some of the basic traffic rules and regulations to follow in Guwahati are given below.

  • Carry the necessary documents while driving in Guwahati.
  • Follow Basics Rules of the road like keeping left, following lanes, wearing helmets, etc
  • Follow and Obey Traffic Police Hand Signals
  • Obey Traffic Signals. Nowadays most of the junctions in Guwahati are fitted with timer traffic signals with indicators. This has made it easy to follow traffic signals.

Traffic Fine List in Guwahati alongwith Section

There are many fines imposed on you if you break traffic rules and regulations in Guwahati. Most of you might be familiar with some common fines like driving without a Driving License (DL), drinking and drive, etc. But there are also many traffic offenses you might not know. 

So, I will give you a list of traffic fines in Guwahati with section(s)

Sl No.OffencesSection
1General Offence177
2Travelling without ticket178(1 ) and 178(2)
3Refusal to ply contract carriage or carry passenger for 2 and 3 Wheeler178(3)
4Refusal to ply contract carriage or carry passenger for other vehicles178(3)
5Disobedience of order of authorities179(1)
6Refuse to supply inform ation wilfully .179(2)
7Al lowing Unauthorised person to d rive vehicle180
8Dri ving without Driving Licence(DL)181
9Driving vehicle during disqualification/suspension of Driving License(DL)182(1)
10Offences relati ng to Conductor Licence.182(2)
11Prohibition of Registration & Fitness Certificate to oversi zed vehicles182 B
12Driving LMV with excess speed183(1)(i)
13Driving HMV/MMV Passenger with excess speed.183(1)(ii)
14Usi ng Mobile phone whi le driving184 (C)
15Driving when mentally or physically unfit.186
16Racing and trials of speed.189
17Violating Air and Noise Pollution190(2)
18Using vehicle without registration and F.C.192
19Vehicle without permit and violating perm it conditions192 A
20Overloading goods vehicle194(1)
21Carrying over dimension projections1 94(1)A
22Refusal for weighing of goods carriages.194(2)
23Carrying excess passenger in transport vehicle194 A
24Dri ver or passenger without Seat belt194 8(1)
25Carrying children below 14years without safety belt/child restraint system194 8(2)
26Riding more than two persons in two wheeler194 c
27Riding Without Helmets by both driver & pillion194 D
29Using horn needlessly or continuously/ prohibited area194F(a)
30Release of exhaust gas other than silencer194F(b)
31Driving without insurance196

Amount of Different Traffic Fine in Guwahati

The fine amount of different traffic rules change from time to time. It generally increases from time to time. But by Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act, 2019, the amount of traffic fines increased to a greater extent.

So, I will provide you the details of the amount of Traffic fines for 1st time offenders and subsequent offenders.

Amount of Traffic Fine in Guwahati for 1st time Offences

The details of the amount of Traffic fines for 1st time offenders are listed below.

Sl No.OffencesAmount of Fine for the 1st time offence
1General Offence₹ 500
2Travelling without ticket ₹ 500
3Refusal to ply contract carriage or carry passenger for 2 and 3 Wheeler₹ 50
4Refusal to ply contract carriage or carry passenger for other vehicles ₹ 500
5Disobedience of order of authorities₹ 2,000
6Refuse to supply inform ation wilfully .₹ 2,000
7Allowing Unauthorised person to d rive vehicle₹ 5,000
8Driving without Driving Licence(DL)₹ 5,000
9Driving vehicle during disqualification/suspension of Driving License(DL)₹ 10,000
10Offences relati ng to Conductor Licence.₹ 10,000
11Prohibition of Registration & Fitness Certificate to oversi zed vehicles₹ 10,000
12Driving LMV with excess speed₹ 2,000
13Driving HMV/MMV Passenger with excess speed.₹ 4,000
14Using Mobile phone whi le driving₹ 5,000
15Driving when mentally or physically unfit.₹ 2,000
16Racing and trials of speed.₹ 5,000
17Violating Air and Noise Pollution₹ 10,000
18Using vehicle without registration and F.C.₹ 5,000
19Vehicle without permit and violating perm it conditions₹ 10,000
20Overloading goods vehicle₹ 20,000 and ₹ 2,000 per extra tonn .
21Carrying over dimension projections? 20,000
22Refusal for weighing of goods carriages.? 40,000
23Carrying excess passenger in transport vehicle? 200 per extra passenger
24Dri ver or passenger without Seat belt₹ 1,000
25Carrying children below 14years without safety belt/child restraint system₹ 1,000
26Riding more than two persons in two wheeler₹ 1,000
27Riding Without Helmets by both driver & pillion₹ 1,000
29Using horn needlessly or continuously/ prohibited area₹ 1,000
30Release of exhaust gas other than silencer₹ 1,000
31Driving without insurance₹ 2,000

Amount of Traffic Fine in Guwahati for Sebsequent Offences

The details of the amount of Traffic fines for subsequent offenders are listed below.

Sl No.OffencesAmount of Fine for the 1st time offenceAmount of Fine for the subsequent offenceSection
1General Offence₹ 500₹ 1 ,500177
2Travelling without ticket ₹ 500 ₹ 500178(1 ) and 178(2)
3Refusal to ply contract carriage or carry passenger for 2 and 3 Wheeler₹ 50₹ 50178(3)
4Refusal to ply contract carriage or carry passenger for other vehicles ₹ 500 ₹ 500178(3)
5Disobedience of order of authorities₹ 2,000₹ 2,000179(1)
6Refuse to supply inform ation wilfully .₹ 2,000₹ 2,000179(2)
7Allowing Unauthorized person to d rive vehicle₹ 5,000₹ 5,000180
8Driving without Driving Licence(DL)₹ 5,000₹ 5,000181
9Driving vehicle during disqualification/suspension of Driving License(DL)₹ 10,000₹ 10,000182(1)
10Offences relati ng to Conductor Licence.₹ 10,000₹ 10,000182(2)
11Prohibition of Registration & Fitness Certificate to oversi zed vehicles₹ 10,000₹ 10,000182 B
12Driving LMV with excess speed₹ 2,000Impound ing of Dri vi ng License as per Section206(4)183(1)(i)
13Driving HMV/MMV Passenger with excess speed.₹ 4,000Impounding of Driving License as per Section206(4)183(1)(ii)
14Using Mobile phone while driving₹ 5,000₹ 10,000184 (C)
15Driving when mentally or physically unfit.₹ 2,000₹ 2,000186
16Racing and trials of speed.₹ 5,000₹ 10,000189
17Violating Air and Noise Pollution₹ 10,000₹ 10,000190(2)
18Using vehicle without registration and F.C.₹ 5,000₹ 10,000192
19Vehicle without permit and violating perm it conditions₹ 10,000₹ 10,000192 A
20Overloading goods vehicle₹ 20,000 and ₹ 2,000 per extra tonn .₹ 20,000 and ₹ 2,000 per extra tonn .194(1)
21Carrying over dimension projections? 20,000? 20,0001 94(1)A
22Refusal for weighing of goods carriages.? 40,000? 40,000194(2)
23Carrying excess passenger in transport vehicle? 200 per extra passenger? 200 per extra passenger194 A
24Driver or passenger without Seat belt₹ 1,000₹ 1,000194 8(1)
25Carrying children below 14years without safety belt/child restraint system₹ 1,000₹ 1,000194 8(2)
26Riding more than two persons in two wheeler₹ 1,000₹ 1,000194 c
27Riding Without Helmets by both driver & pillion₹ 1,000₹ 1,000194 D
30Release of exhaust gas other than silencer₹ 1,000₹ 2,000194F(b)
31Driving without insurance₹ 2,000₹ 4,000196

Documents To Carry While Driving in Guwahati to avoid Traffic Fines.

While driving in Guwahati and to avoid traffic fines, the following documents you should always carry.

  • Registration Certificate (RC) – Original or Copy
  • Insurance Certificate – Original or Copy
  • Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUC)- Original
  • Driving License (DL) – Original

If traffic police check your document in Guwahati city, you should show the original Pollution Under Control Certificate(PUC) and Driving License(DL). But you can show a copy or xerox copy of the Registration Certificate (RC) and Insurance Certificate.

Nowadays, digital documents is valid. You can show your documents through Digilocker app or mparivahan app. These documents are legally recognised at par with the original documents and certificate s.

Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 and Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act, 2019 

All the traffic rules, traffic fines list in Guwahati and Traffic Fines amount in Guwahati come from the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act, 2019. The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act, 2019 amended the existing Motor Vehicle Act of 1988. It came into effect from 1st September 2019. 

Traffic fines will go up every Apr. il of each year by 10%. For example from 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022 if a fine amount is  ₹1000 Then from 1st April 2022 to 31st march 2023 the fine will be  ₹1100.

Under this act, Learners’ Driving License is provided online using identity verification. It recognizes cab aggregators like uber, ola, etc as digital intermediaries or marketplaces. 

Conclusion

So, please follow and obey traffic rules while driving your vehicles in Guwahati. Otherwise, there are many offenses in breaking traffic rules and regulations according to the traffic fines list in Guwahati. And you might end up paying money according to the traffic fine amount in Guwahati.

ZIAUL
ZIAUL
My name is Ziaul. I have been living in Guwahati since my birth. Guwahati is the "Gateway of North East India" and the meeting ground of diverse cultures. In this blog, I will provide you a simplified version of the trending topics on Guwahati and Assam. I hope, my articles will be helpful and useful to bring Guwahati and Assam to the front page of the world.
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