Delhi Police on Saturday fined more than 2,450 people for violating traffic rules, including driving under the influence of alcohol on the occasion of Holi and Shab-e-Barat. “A total of 2,456 challans were issued for violating various traffic rules, most of which were for driving two-wheelers without helmets,” an official said, adding that 196 challans were issued for drunk driving. Issued. That number was 100 last year and 647 in 2020.
What the rules say The offense of driving under the influence of alcohol may result in a fine of up to Rs 10,000 or imprisonment for up to six months or both in the first instance. On the other hand, if caught more than once, a fine of Rs 15,000 or imprisonment for up to two years or both can be imposed. There is a fine of Rs.1000 for driving a two wheeler without a helmet. You can read the rates of traffic challan of Delhi Police by clicking on this link.
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According to police figures, 1,921 people were fined for driving a two-wheeler without a helmet, 314 for riding a three-wheeler, 196 for driving under the influence of alcohol and 25 for driving dangerously.
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Earlier, Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Vivek Kishor had said, “Delhi Traffic Police has made extensive arrangements. Traffic police personnel will be deployed on major routes and intersections. Traffic teams will be deployed in different areas. We request you all to follow the traffic rules. Don’t drive under the influence of alcohol, don’t ride three-wheelers and don’t drive two-wheelers without helmets. ” Delhi Police had imposed fines on 3,282 people on Holi last year.