Two Wheeler Traffic Rules In India 2021 | Updated Fines List | Motor Vehicle Act

It is of utmost importance that one drives according to the traffic rules in India. Traffic rules are created to ensure safety and to decrease the number of accidents in the country.

Some reasons which have led to more accidents on Indian roads are:
  • Acute lack of traffic sense
  • Lack of knowledge of traffic rules
  • An increasing population of vehicles

Table of Content :

·         Motorcycle Mods & Modifications 

·         Headlight & Extra Aftermarket Light Regulations 

·         Two-Wheeler Traffic Rules 


Two Wheeler  Traffic Rules In India 2021 | Updated Fines List | Motor Vehicle Act

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Motorcycle Mods & Modifications 

According to the law, it is illegal to modify the structure or color of a vehicle. To make the modifications legal, owners have to get the new modified parts approved by the ARAI
  1. Exhaust Change
  2. Engine Modification
  3. Chassis Modification
  4. Pressure Horn
  5. Engine Swap
  6. Hid without Projector 

Motorcycle Aftermarket Headlight 

According to our team's recent conversation with senior RTO personnel, fog lights are allowed on bikes if they are mounted below the headlight and total power consumption is less or equal to the headlight. Also, the user must remember, fog lights always have the yellow beam as they scatter less because of their high wavelength. Thus can increase visibility during foggy conditions (advised to turn off the headlight). All other colored lights come under Aux lights and are not allowed.(read more)

To reduce the chances of accidents and curb violation of traffic rules, The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 was created. Here are some of the common offenses and their fines:

Recently the government of India has introduced New Traffic Rules In India 2021. As we all know because of rash driving the cases of accidents and deaths are increasing day by day in the country. 
Today in this post we are discussing New Traffic Rules In India 2021. We also provide you New Traffic Fines and Challan 2021. 

  1. Driving without Seatbelt – Fine has increased from Rs. 100 to Rs. 1000
  2. Driving without a Valid License – Proposed fine of Rs. 5000 and/or imprisonment for up to 3 months
  3. A vehicle without RC Book (Registration Certificate) – Rs. 2000
  4. Over speeding – Proposed fine of Rs. 1000 for Light Motor Vehicle and Rs. 2000 for Medium Passenger Vehicles.
  5. Driving under influence of Alcohol – Fine has increased from Rs. 2000 to Rs. 10,000

Traffic Rules in India
“U” Turns
Drivers are not supposed to make a “U” when a road sign prohibits making this turn.
Dangerous Materials
It is prohibited to carry illegal materials or materials which are deemed to be potentially dangerous.
Driving on mountain / steep roads
In the case of narrow roads, drivers moving downhill are to make way for those moving uphill.
Emergency Vehicles
In case of an approaching emergency vehicle, drivers are to carefully move to the side of the road. This will make way for the emergency vehicle to pass.
Keeping Distance
Keep a safe distance between two vehicles. This will reduce bumper to bumper accidents.
Honking is prohibited in “No Honking” zones. Using loud, multi-tone or harsh sounds for horns is not allowed.
Proper indicators are to be used before turning or passing. Swerving is strictly not allowed.
Drivers should slow down at road corners, intersections, junctions, or pedestrian crossings to avoid jeopardizing the safety of others.
Keep Left
Ply on the left side of the road in India.
Vehicles are not allowed to overload the legal weight they can carry. Also, materials protruding outside of the vehicle are not allowed.
One Way Roads
The vehicle must ply in the direction of the indicated way.
Parking a vehicle in the “No Parking” zone is prohibited. A vehicle must be parked in a way to avoid inconvenience to others.
Vehicles should always pass/overtake from the right side of another vehicle.
Passing Pedestrians
Drive slowly while passing a procession, troops, police on the march, or road repair workmen.
Passing Prohibited
Passing or overtaking can be dangerous and can cause accidents, thus it is highly important that the driver is careful while doing so. Passing is prohibited on turns and bends/curves. Passing should be avoided wherever the road ahead is not clearly visible.
Stop Lines
A vehicle should stop before the stop line painted at intersections or signals.
Tractor & Goods Carriages
Do not exceed the seating capacity of these vehicles.
Turning Left
It is advised to stay on the left side when you want to turn left. Sudden lane cutting could cause accidents.
Turning Right
It is advised to stay on the right side when you want to turn right. Sudden lane cutting could cause accidents.

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