Traffic rules are a set of guidelines that have been put in place to ensure the safety of everyone on the roads. These rules are designed to regulate the movement of vehicles, pedestrians, and other road users. Uttar Pradesh, one of the largest states in India, has its own set of traffic rules and challan rates that are enforced by the state’s traffic police.
The traffic rules in Uttar Pradesh are similar to those in other states in India. These rules include the use of helmets while riding a motorcycle or scooter, seat belts while driving a car, and the prohibition of using a mobile phone while driving. The state also has rules in place regarding the use of high-beam lights, overtaking, and speeding.
Violating these rules can result in the issuance of a challan, which is a fine that must be paid by the person who has violated the rules. The challan rates in Uttar Pradesh vary depending on the nature of the violation. For instance, riding a two-wheeler without a helmet can lead to a fine of Rs. 500, while using a mobile phone while driving can result in a fine of Rs. 1000. The state has also increased the fines for drunk driving, with the fine for the first offense being Rs. 10,000.
In addition to these fines, the traffic police in Uttar Pradesh also have the authority to impound the vehicle of the offender. This can happen if the person is found to be violating the rules repeatedly or if the violation is severe enough to warrant such action.
The state has also introduced a new initiative to promote road safety. Under this initiative, the traffic police are required to conduct awareness programs and campaigns to educate people about the importance of following traffic rules. The state government has also installed CCTV cameras at major intersections and on highways to monitor traffic violations.
|Violation of parking rules||For the 1st offense: 500 For subsequent offense: 1500|
|Failure to present a certificate of Registration, Permit, Certificate of Fitness, Driving License, Pollution under control Certificate||For the 1st offense: 500 For subsequent Offense: 1500|
|Driving vehicle registered in other states for more than 12 months||For the 1st offense: 500 For subsequent Offense: 1500|
|Provide a driving license to another person.||For the 1st offense: 500 For subsequent Offense: 1500|
|Passengers standing on Footboard||For the 1st offense: 500 For subsequent Offense: 1500|
|To charge more than the permissible fare||For the 1st offense: 500 For subsequent Offense: 1500|
|Non-function of fare meter in Motor Cab.||For the 1st offense: 500 For subsequent Offense: 1500|
|Disobedience of any direction given by the authority||2000/-|
|Refusal to give information or giving false information to the authorities||2000/-|
|Driving without Driving License||5000/-|
|Minor Driving the vehicle||5000/-|
|Unauthorized/disqualified person driving the vehicle||10000/-|
|Over-speeding||For light motor vehicle 2000 For medium / heavy passenger/goods vehicle 4000|
|Use of mobile phone while driving.||For the 1st offense: 1000 For subsequent Offense: 10,000|
|Physically/mentally unfit person driving the vehicle||For the 1st offense: 1,000 For subsequent Offense: 2,000|
|Racing/ trial of speed||For the 1st offense: 5000 For subsequent Offense: 10000|
|Violation of prescribed standards of air /noise pollution||10000|
|Driving vehicle without registration or with suspended or canceled registration.||For the 1st offense: 5000 For subsequent Offense: 10000|
|Driving without a valid certificate of fitness||For the 1st offense: 5000 For subsequent Offense: 10000|
|Carrying excess passengers in passenger vehicles||200/- per passenger|
|Driving without a safety belt||1000/-|
|Driving vehicle carrying a child without safety belt||1000/-|
|Triple-riding a motorcycle||1000/-|
|Driving without helmet||1000/-|
|Failure to allow free passage to emergency vehicles like ambulance, fire-fighting vehicles, etc.||10000/-|
|Honking the horn needlessly||For the 1st offense: 1000 For subsequent Offense: 2000|
|Driving a vehicle without insurance||For the 1st offense: 2000 For subsequent Offense: 4000|
|Unauthorized interference or temper with the vehicle without authorization||1000/-|