In the last financial year, companies have sold over 14 million bikes across the country. Because for Indian roads, two wheeler is the most convenient mode of transport. It is a popular mode of transport in India because as it’s small, sleek, and can be easily maintained by anyone and most importantly affordable by everyone. People love traveling in bikes for a road trip or nearby places on the weekend to enjoy the ride.
Traveling by bike is easy for sure, because you can tackle the traffic conveniently but because of the road conditions and heavy traffic and traffic violations, the number of accidents have increased drastically in the last few years. There are a number of factors responsible for the rise in percentage of road accidents. For example: Not wearing the helmet, over speeding, lane discipline, driving in wrong direction to avoid taking U-turn, driving with more than one pillion rider, bike stunts on main roads, not following traffic signals, etc.
For every violation of the traffic rule, you will be fined by the cops as per your offense. The following is a tabular column that lists out the current penalize amount;
|Violation||Old fine amount||New fine amount|
|Signal Jumping||Rs.100||Rs. 1,000, along with 3 months license scraping.|
|Drink and Drive||Rs.2,000||Rs.10,000|
|Driving Without Helmet||Rs.100||Rs. 1,000, along with 3 months license scraping.|
|Driving without permit||Rs.5,000 limit, may vary||Up to Rs.10,000|
|Over speeding||Rs.400||Rs.1000 for LMV, Rs.2,000 for MMV|
|Overloading of the bike||Rs.100||Rs.2,000 , along with 3 months license scraping|
|Driving without insurance||Rs.100||Rs. 2,000|
Drive safely with these tips and take measures to improve the performance of the vehicle. It is important in all times to have a life insurance or a health insurance for your own safety. Insure your bike with two wheeler insurances to fore come any damages that may happen to you or the third-party. Two wheeler insurance covers third-party liability as well so if they are hurt in the mishap the insurance can take care of it.
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