Bhubaneswar: The revised traffic rules seem to be hitting violators hard in the Odisha capital. An auto-rickshaw owner and its driver were fined a whopping amount of Rs 47,500 by the Regional Transport Office (RTO)Bhubaneswar here for violating traffic rules.
The RTO issued a challan against the violators-owner of the vehicle (OR02AQ-2243) Kanduri Khatua, a resident of Nayagarh and driver Haribandhu Kanhar of Badagad area in Bhubaneswar.
The penalty included Rs 500 for general offence, Rs 5,000 for having invalid driving license (DL), Rs 10,000 for violating permit conditions, Rs 10,000 for drunken driving, Rs 10,000 for violating air/noise pollution, Rs 5,000 for allowing unauthorised person to drive vehicle, Rs 5000 for using vehicle without registration and fitness certificate and Rs 2,000 for plying the vehicle without insurance.
Furthermore, the driver has also been fined with Rs 5,000 for general traffic rule violation.
On Monday, the Gurugram Police fined a man identified as Dinesh Madan of Rs 23,000 for riding a motorcycle without helmet and not carrying documents, including DL and RC of the vehicle.