If a minor is found driving a vehicle, a fine of Rs 25,000 will be imposed

  • Strictness from June 1, RTO rules will change

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal

If your minor son or daughter is found driving a vehicle on the road after June 1, then you as parents will be in trouble. Along with imposing a fine of Rs 25 thousand on the owner of the vehicle, the license of the owner will also be automatically cancelled.

On the instructions of the Central Transport Directorate, the regional transport offices of all the states have been asked to implement the said new rule. The said rule will be implemented in Madhya Pradesh from June 1. During this time, the RTO and the traffic police department together will strictly follow the new rule during vehicle checking at the intersections of the city.

RTO officials said that now the police and RTO will especially keep an eye on the minors, who are seen driving vehicles these days. Parents also make their children below 18 years of age fulfill their hobby of driving a two-wheeler or a car. In such a situation, if a minor is found driving a vehicle, a fine of 25 thousand rupees will be imposed. Also, the license of the vehicle owner will be automatically cancelled.

According to the rules, there is a fine of up to Rs 25,000 for driving a vehicle by a minor. If someone is found driving a vehicle below the age of 18, then a fine of Rs 25,000 will be imposed on him.

License can be made even at the age of 16

Till now, the rule is to get a driving license at the age of 18. But now a driving license can be made even at the age of 16. Actually, a driving license can be obtained even at the age of 16 to drive a motorcycle with a capacity of 50 cc. You can update that license when you are 18 years old.

Validity of driving license 20 years

The driving license is valid for 20 years from the date of getting it. The driving license can be issued for 10 years after the age of 40 and again after 5 years after 50 years of age. For this, you will have to contact the government regional transport office and get your driving license updated.

Fine also imposed on those who drive at high speed

According to the officials, the rule of fine will also apply to drivers who drive at high speed. According to the rules, if someone drives a vehicle at high speed, he will have to pay a fine of Rs 1000 to Rs 2000. Along with this, a fine of Rs 100 will be imposed for not wearing a helmet.

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