Image Source: Google ImagesAadhar Card will now be mandatory for applying a driving license across India. They have worked on making alterations for differently-abled people easy and more accessible. The contractors and civil bodies will now be held responsible in case the accident happens due to poor road conditions. In certain types of accidents, Motor Vehicle Accident Fund will include the coverage of the victim. The new amendments enable the government to apply a multiplier on certain fines, not crossing 10 times in any case.
Image Source: Google ImagesThey have even brought the time to apply for compensation to six months in the new bill. Driving without a license will now cost INR 5,000 while over speeding will cost INR 1,000. Rash driving will cost up to INR 5,000 whereas overloading a two wheeler will bring a fine of INR 2,000 after this bill. Fine for driving without insurance has been doubled to INR 2,000 while not giving way to an emergency vehicle will now attract a fine of INR 10,000. This was not covered under any of the bill that was passed in the past.
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