Traffic Rules and Traffic Violations in Hyderabad, Telangana

The traffic rules in Hyderabad are strict. Authorities are putting their best foot forward in terms of creating the most safest possible on-road environment.

As a responsible Indian citizen, it is important to know the traffic rules and the penalties associated with traffic violations. So if you live in Hyderabad, Telangana, get ready to learn these basic traffic rules and regulations, and how much you could be penalized for breaking them.

Traffic Violations and their Penalties according to the government of Hyderabad, Telangana

OffencesSectionMaximum Penalty
OFFENCE RELATED TO DOCUMENTS
To drive a vehicle without license.M.V.Act. 181Rs. 500/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
Driving a vehicle without registrationM.V.Act.192 (1)Rs. 2000/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
Driving a vehicle without permitM.V.Act. 192 (A)Court or RTA.
Driving a vehicle without insuranceM.V.Act.196Rs. 1000/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
Driving vehicle at less than prescribed ageM.V.Act.181Rs. 500/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
OFFENCES RELATED TO DRIVING
Violation of No entrySec 177 of M.V.Act.Rs. 200/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
Violation of One waySec 177 of M.V.Act.Rs. 200/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
Violation of U turnSec 177 of M.V.Act.Rs. 200/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
Offences pertaining to Violation of prohibited areaSec 177 of M.V.Act.Rs. 200/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
Violation of Rules duly promulgatedSec 177 of M.V.Act.Rs. 200/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
To drive a vehicle dangerously at high speed, rash & negligent driving.M.V.Act 184 (b)Rs. 1000/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
To drive a vehicle dangerously posing a threat to lives of other people.M.V.Act 184 (b)Rs. 1000/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
To travel on footboard.M.V.Act 123(ii)RTC Mobile Court OR RTA, fine from Rs. 50/- to Rs. 200/-
Vehicle driven by mentally and physicall challenged people.M.V.Act 186Rs. 200/-
To run away after committing an accidentM.V.Act 187Court
To drive and use an unsafe vehicleM.V.Act 190(i)Court.
To pose a hazard to traffic by using dilapidated vehicles.41(i) Hyderabad City Police ActTraffic crane lifting charges for two/three wheelers Rs. 150/-, four wheeler Rs. 200/- and Six wheelers Rs. 300/- to 600/-
Regarding wearing of helmetM.V.Act 129/177Rs. 200/-
To drive overweight vehicleM.V.Act. 194Collecting by RTA@ Rs. 1000/- per ton or court.
To take away vehicle without permissionM.V.Act 197RTO takes action on permit condition (check report)
Unauthorized interference regarding motor vehicleM.V.Act 198Rs. 100/- by RTA.
To allow/permit an unauthorized person to drive a vehicleM.V.Act 180Rs. 1000/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
Wrong side DrivingM.V.Act 119/177Rs. 1100/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
NUMBER PLATE RELATED OFFENCES
Irregular Number plateSec 80(a) of M.V.ActRs. 200/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
TRAFFIC POLICE RELATED OFFENCES
Disobeying traffic Police Officer in UniformSec 132 of M.V.ActRs. 200/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers
TRAFFIC SINGAL RELATED OFFENCES
Violation of Signal JumpingSec 184 of M.V.ActRs. 1000/- for two/three wheelers and four/six wheelers
General Provision for punishment of offences
(Ref: GO Ms No.108 dtd 18.8.11)
Sec 177 of M.V.ActRs. 100 to Rs. 200/- for two/three wheelers.
Rs. 200/- for four/six wheelers.
Violation of Non-Stopping on Police SignalSec 177 of M.V.ActRs. 200/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
SPEED AND OVERTAKE RELATED OFFENCES
Using mobile while driving a vehicleM.V.Act 184(a)Rs. 1000/- for any vehicle.
Drive vehicle after consuming intoxicants/subtances (narco-drugs) etc.M.V.Act 185Court.
To commit offences pertaining to licences.M.V.Act 182Court.
Punishment imposed for committing offence relatedM.V.Act 187Court.
OFFENCES RELATED TO PARKING
Parking of vehicles in such a manner which may pose a risk to other vehiclesM.V.Act 122, 177Rs. 200/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.
Illegal parking on public road at No Parking BoardsM.V.Act 122, 177Rs. 1000/- for two, three, four & Six wheelers.

Safety Rules for Two-Wheeler Drivers:

Wear Helmets

Wearing helmets can save your life and the lives of people travelling with you. Majority of motorcycle accidents claim lives of people who do not wear helmets.

Do Not Overload

Loading more weight than allowed is an offence and can be dangerous.

Use Indicators

Using indicators to show the direction in which you want to turn. This is highly helpful for the person driving behind you. Using indicators reduce the chances of crashes and accidents.

Refrain From Overtaking Cars

While overtaking might be necessary in some cases, a wrong move can attribute to permanent injuries and even death.

Safety Rules for Four-Wheeler Drivers:

Follow Traffic Signals

Traffic signals are meant to be very time efficient, therefore jumping a red light can cause accidents of worrying nature.

Refrain From Using Mobile Phones

Using a mobile phone while driving is an offence. The distraction can cause serious accidents.

Carry Your Documents

Carrying documents is very important. Not only does it prevent violations but also provides important information to the police in case of accidents.

Seat Belts Should Be Put On

Seat belts are a must. Because more than one lives are at stake.

Drive Slowly

Make it a habit to drive slowly near school, gardens, public places and more.

 The Penalty Point System in Telangana

The government of Telangana has come up with a point system to reduce traffic violations. If an individual exceeds more than 12 points in two years, then the government has the right to cancel his/her driving license for one year.

In case of repeated offences, the government has a right to cancel the licence for two years. Also individuals with learning license should not get more than 5 points, in such cases, they won’t be able to acquire the official license.

The points allotted for respective traffic violations are mentioned below:

  1. Not wearing helmet / seat belt: 1 point
  2. Driving vehicle without insurance / hazardous substances: 2 points
  3. Driving vehicle over-speed / wrong route: 2 points
  4. Drunken driving (two wheelers): 3 points
  5. Drunken driving (four wheelers): 4 points
  6. Drunk driving (Government vehicle): 5 points
  7. Car / Bike race: 3 points
  8. Driving without pollution certificate / parking on the highways: 2 points
  9. If cases are filed under IPC 279, 336, 337, 338 sections: 2 points
  10. If cases are filed under 304 (A), 304 (II): 5 points
  11. Chain snatching and other crimes while driving: 5 points

How to pay Challan for Traffic Penalties in Hyderabad?

Challan is a traffic ticket issued by Hyderabad traffic police. Here is how to track your challan and for pay fines:

To check your challan status:

Go to the official website. www.echallan.org and provide the required details.

To make payment for your challan

To pay the challan online just click on this link: http://www.esevaonline.com and provide the required details. You can also visit your nearest RTO or traffic police office to pay the challan.