Traffic rules and violation in Bangalore

With the number of motor vehicles increasing on the narrow roads of Bangalore every day, it is the need of the hour for the riders to learn about the traffic rules and the possible violations they could make. This would increase safety on the roads and decrease the possibility of accidents that are currently occuring at a very high rate.

Traffic rules to be followed when driving a four wheeler in Bangalore

The traffic rules to be followed when driving a four wheeler in Bangalore is as follows:

  1. The driver should never drink and drive. It is not only a hazard for the driver but also for his or her co-passengers and other vehicles on the road.
  2. Anytime the driver is driving a motor vehicle on the roads of Bangalore, he or she should have with him the relevant documents. If there is an inspection and the driver does not possess relevant documents with him or her, a hefty fine will have to be paid to the traffic police.
  3. The driver should not use his or her mobile phone while driving. A few seconds of not paying attention can cause a major accident on the road.
  4. Any driver on the road should help and coordinate traffic if the need arises for it.
  5. All the riders sitting in the front of the vehicle should wear seat belt to avoid any potential catastrophe.

Traffic rules to be followed when driving a two wheeler in Bangalore

The traffic rules to be followed when driving a two wheeler in Bangalore is as follows:

  1. The rider of the two wheeler must always have in his or her possession the driving license, Insurance Papers, RC book, regular PUC certificate and tax document.
  2. The rider and the pillion rider of the two wheeler should always wear helmets so as to prevent head injury during accidents.
  3. Whenever the rider of the two wheeler sees the STOP or ‘Slow down’ sign, he or she should follow it.
  4. The rider of the two wheeler should not ever overtake from the wrong side. It is a offence punishable by law.

Possible violations while driving a motor vehicle on Bangalore

  • Driving the motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs that are banned: Any person who is driving a vehicle on the roads of Bangalore under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be punished and charged with the drink and drive offence.
  • Driving the motor vehicle at a speed higher than the speed limit: Any person who is caught driving his or her motor vehicle on the roads of Bangalore higher than the speed limit will be fined by the Karnataka traffic police.
  • Driving the motor vehicle without wearing the seat belt or helmet: Driving the motor vehicle without wearing the seat belt in case of a four wheeler and helmet for both the rider and the pillion rider in case of a two wheeler will result in payment of hefty fines to the traffic police.
  • Driving the motor vehicle without a license: Driving the motor vehicle without license can lead to the rider of paying hefty fine. It is considered a very serious offence by the traffic police.

List of traffic fines in Bangalore

The list of some important traffic fines in Bengaluru are:

Type of fine Amount in Rs.
The driver is driving dangerously on a Two Wheeler 300
The driver is driving dangerously in a Non-Transport Vehicle(White Board) 400
The driver is driving dangerously in a Non-Transport Vehicle(Yellow Board) 500
The driver is driving above the speed limit 300
Racing & trails of speed 500
Drunken Driving Court fine
The driver has parked in a No Parking zone 100
The Auto or taxi driver is demanding Excess Fare & refusal to come for hire etc. If the offence is committed for the first time by the driver, the fine levied is Rs.100/-, for any subsequent offences the fine levied is Rs.300/-
The fare meter in a transport vehicle is defective 100
Usage of Shrill Horn unnecessarily by the motor vehicle driver 100
The driver is driving the vehicle without proper permit Court fine
The driver is driving the vehicle without Driving License (Two Wheeler) 300
The driver is driving the vehicle without Driving License (Non-Transport Vehicle – Four Wheeler) 400
The driver driving the vehicle is underage 500
Jumping a Traffic Signal 100
Cutting the Yellow Lane/Lane Discipline 100
The vehicle has a defective Number Plate 100
The driver is driving without Insurance Certificate 500
The driver is driving with a Defective Head Light 100
The driver is driving without Tail Light 100
The driver is driving any Motor Vehicle without number plate If the offence is committed for the first time by the driver, the fine levied is Rs.100/-, for any subsequent offences the fine levied is Rs.300/-
The driver is folding / using Mobile Phone while Driving / riding a Vehicle 100
The driver is not wearing a helmet while riding the two wheeler Vehicle 100
Triple riding (Two wheeler) 100
Using Black Film/Other Materials If the offence is committed for the first time by the driver, the fine levied is Rs.100/-, for any subsequent offences the fine levied is Rs.300/-
The pillion rider is not wearing a helmet 100
Three people are riding on a two wheeler vehicle 100
The driver is driving the vehicle without wearing Seat Belt 100
Wrong Parking + Towing charges(2Wheeler) 750
Wrong Parking + Towing charges (Car / Three wheelers) 1100
Wrong Parking + Towing charges (Medium Transport Vehicle) 1350
Wrong Parking + Towing charges (Heavy Goods Vehicle) 1600

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