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Amid Traffic Rules, Netizens Show Off Their Creative Best With Memes

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Published:


  • The new Motor Vehicles came into force on September 1, and ever since then, social media is flooded with memes and jokes

The new Motor Vehicles came into force on September 1, and ever since then, social media is flooded with creative rib-tickling memes, jokes, and reactions on the act. #NewTrafficRules found itself in the top charts on the internet with netizens coming up with reactions that are sure to leave you in splits!

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For the uninitiated, the new rules call for fines on offenses such as drunk driving, unauthorized use of vehicles, driving without a license, disobeying traffic laws, much of it which has now been increased. 

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Delhi has so far issued 3,900 challans after the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2019 became active. The issues have been made as per new motor vehicle law. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha on July 15, 2019, by the Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari. The Motor Vehicles Amendment Act 2019 was implemented on September 1 and contains 63 provisions that deal with penalties. Below are some of the changes in the traffic rules as per the Amendment:

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  • Penalty for drunken driving has been increased to 6 months imprisonment and/or Rs 10,000 fine for the first offense.
  • Penalty for racing/speeding has been increased to imprisonment of up to 1 month and/or fine up to Rs 500 for first offense.
  • Penalty for travelling without a helmet has been increased to a fine up to Rs 1,000.
  • Fine for not wearing seatbelt has been increased from Rs 100 to Rs 1,000.
  • Fine for talking on a mobile phone while driving has been increased from Rs 1,000 to Rs 5,000.
  • Punishment for juveniles for offenses will include Rs 25,000 and imprisonment up to 3 years and cancellation of registration of the motor vehicle for 12 months.
  •  Fine for individuals driving without a license has been increased from up to Rs 500 to Rs 5,000.
  •  Penalty for travelling without a ticket has been increased from up to Rs 200 to Rs 500.

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