- Fines associated with traffic violations may be paid online
- Cashless transactions may be made through apps like Paytm
- Repeat traffic offences may attract a higher fine than first offences
Today, if you break a traffic rule, there is more than one way to pay the fine. This may be done in the form of a cashless transaction on the spot or paid online from the comfort of your home. Read on to find out more.
No one likes being given a traffic fine. However, sometimes, it might happen. You might have been caught speeding on the way to a meeting, jumping a red light or parked in a no-parking zone. In such cases, it’s a good idea to know how you can pay this fine.
Traffic fines can be paid online and offline. Offline payments can be made at the time of getting the ticket in cash. Some traffic police station also accepts payment by card. Online payments can be made in three different ways.
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Pay Traffic Fines Online in Bangalore – Paytm
Paytm is a popular way to pay traffic fines online in Bangalore. This is a cashless system of fine payment that allows you to pay the fine on the spot. The three steps to doing this are:
- Login to your Paytm account
- Enter the city name
- Enter vehicle number/ challan
- Choose a payment method- you can pay the fine via debit/credit card, Paytm wallet or net banking
This service is available 24×7. Once the payment is made, a confirmation of the same will be sent on your registered phone number and email id.
Pay Traffic Fines Online in Bangalore – Karnataka One
First, you need to log in to your account and after entering your registration number, your traffic violations will be shown on the website. You can then pay fines on the website.
Pay Traffic Fines Online in Bangalore – Bangalore Traffic Police’s Website
The official Bangalore traffic police website has a section where traffic offenders can pay their fines online. This includes spot fines, parking violations and other traffic violation notices.
Click on the appropriate link and enter details such as the violation date, car registration number, violation tag number and personal details such as your email ID. Once the amount is shown, you may make a payment via net banking, debit/credit card, Paytm, Amex card or UPI.
After entering the payment details, do not forget to enter the Captcha and click on the Submit button.
You will then be directed to a secure page to complete the payment.
Traffic Violations and Charges Associated with Them
You are required to carry your documents with the vehicle. DigiLocker is the best app to carry such documents. There are many different types of traffic violations and the fees associated with each of them are different. Some of the most common traffic violations and the fees associated with them are as follows:
|Offence||Fine in INR|
|Rules of road regulation violation||500|
|Disobedience of orders of Authorities||1,000|
|Driving without licence||5,000 or up to 3 months imprisonment|
|Driving without qualification||10,000|
|Overspeeding||1,000 for LMV & 2,000 for medium passenger vehicles|
|Dangerous driving||up to 5,000|
|Speeding/Racing||5,000 or up to 3 months jail|
|Vehicle without permit||up to 10,000|
|Aggregators (violation of licencing conditions)||25,000 to 100,000|
|Overloading||20,000 & 2,000 per extra tonne|
|Overloading per passengers||1,000 per extra passenger|
|Not wearing seat belt or helmet||500|
|Overloading of two wheeler||2,000 and disqualification of licence for 3 months|
|Not providing way for emergency vehicles||10,000|
|Driving without insurance||1,000 for two-wheelers. 2,000 for 4-wheelers and 4,000 for heavy goods vehicles|
|Offence by Juvenile||25,000 with 3 years imprisonment. Guardian/owner shall be deemed guilty. Juvenile will be trailed under Act. Registration of vehicle will be cancelled|
|Power of officers to impound documents||Suspension of driving licence under 183,184,185,189,190, 194C, 194D,194E|
|Offence committed by enforcing authorities||Twice the penalty under the relevant section|
|Travelling without a ticket||500|
|Jumping traffic light||1,000 to 5,000 or 6-12 months imprisonment or both|
|Mobile phone use/wrong overtaking/driving against the traffic flow||1,000 to 5,000 or 6-12 months imprisonment or both|
|Unauthorised person driving||Two-wheelers & three-wheelers 1,000. 2,000 for LMV and 5,000 for other vehicles|