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Motor Vehicles Act: Penalties Slashed in Karnataka

September 24, 2019

Motor Vehicles Act: Penalties Slashed in Karnataka

Giving in to the complaints raised by the people against the amended rules in the Motor Vehicles Act (MVA), the government of Karnataka has announced a reduction in the fines for traffic violations.

Fines for various violations have been slashed in Karnataka. Fine for over-speeding has been slashed to ₹1,000 from ₹2,000 for two-wheelers, and ₹2,000 from ₹4,000 for four-wheelers. Similarly, fine for violating safety measures for two-wheelers has been cut to ₹500 from ₹1,000, and for four-wheelers that include not wearing safety belts have been slashed to ₹500 from ₹1,000.

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