The Motor Vehicle Act 2019 provides medical assistance to citizens in the event of any road accident. Also, the amount of compensation paid in the event of death/injury has increased. We will see the crimes and penalties in this new Motor Vehicle Act 2019.
1. Offence :
Not providing a way for emergency vehicles like ambulance.
INR10,000 and/or community service.
Punishment in the form of community service can be imposed for traffic violations. A newly-proposed section defines community service as “unpaid work which a person is required to perform as a punishment for an offence.
2. Offence :
Driving without insurance.
INR1,000 and/or punishment up to 3 months.
INR 2,000 and/or imprisonment up to 3 months for the first offence; INR 4000 and/or imprisonment up to 3 months for the subsequent offence.
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