Odisha Collected Rs 1 Crore In Fines Under New MV Act: Minister
Bhubaneswar: Around Rs 1 crore was collected as fine for traffic violations between September and November after implementation of Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019, Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera told the Odisha assembly on Thursday.
The Violations & The Violators
DRIVING WITHOUT DRIVING LICENCE
5,317 persons penalised
Fine collected: Rs 46,00,850
DRIVING WITHOUT INSURANCE
2,111 persons penalised
Fine Collected: Rs 13,79,700
DRIVING WITH POLLUTION UNDER CONTROL CERTIFICATE
1,177 vehicle owners penalised
Fine collected: Rs 38,16,110
490 people penalised
Fine collected: Rs 7,38,100
The new MV Act was implemented in Odisha on September 1. The Motor Vehicles Department had issued a total of 4,080 challans to traffic violators, collecting Rs 88.90 lakh as fine, the highest in just four days.