Sunday, 19 March 2017

Tanishka Mandal

Seven not so popular Traffic Laws
Laws that regulate the traffic on the roads are given in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and is applicable to whole of India. One of the common problem faced by nearly all the people in India is of Traffic Congestion and the reason for this increasing problem is increase in the number of vehicles on road and the roads are not able to deal with this increase in vehicles. Another reason can be poor road management, poor practices on behalf of employers etc.

Laws are being made but are not followed by people. They violate them and as a result problem increases. Some people who want to deal with the problem are not aware of the laws made.

Here are seven traffic laws that not everyone is aware of :

1. If any person is stuck in a parking lot because someone has parked their vehicle right in front of the exit of that person, the person who is stuck can call the cops and the driver of that vehicle would have to pay a fine of Rs 100.

2. If a person does not have a proper functioning horn in his car, it will invite a trouble for him. According to the law, a fine of Rs 100 will be imposed on the driver of a car, if the car is running on the roads without having a proper functioning horn for warning other drivers.

3. The driver of a vehicle, in Chennai and Kolkata, may land in jail for three months or will have to pay a fine of Rs 500, in case he or she can't get their passenger first aid if an accident takes place.

4. You cannot smoke inside the vehicle, in Delhi-NCR, it will attract you to a fine of Rs 100.

5. Parking your car in front of some public utility like bus stop, in Kolkata, will attract a fine of Rs 100.

6. If you want to borrow your friend's car, in Chennai, make it sure that your friend know the fact that you are taking his car. If you do not do this, you will be attracting a fine of Rs 500 or land up in a jail for three-months.

7. If you are planning to install a TV on your dashboard be prepared with a 100 rupee note as installing a TV or a video device on the dashboard of your car is considered a punishable offence in Mumbai and the violator will have to pay a fine of Rs 100.