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Motorway Police’s New Fine Announcement Causes Confusion

Motorway Police's New Fine Announcement Causes Confusion

The recent announcement by the National Highways and Motorways Police (NHMP) has left many perplexed. According to the NHMP, individuals driving motor vehicles without a No-Fault Insurance certificate will face a fine of Rs. 1,000, effective from January 1, 2024. However, the NHMP failed to provide clarification on what the certificate entails or the process for obtaining it.

In response to the announcement, online users urged the motorways police to inform and educate the public about the mentioned certificate before imposing fines.

Read more : Motorway Police Raises Fines Significantly for Various Violations

Earlier this month, the NHMP declared increased fines for various offenses, such as over-speeding, driving without a helmet, and using HID lights. The fine for utilizing HID lights has been raised to Rs. 2,000 from Rs. 300. Additionally, motorcyclists engaging in stunts will now face a fine of Rs. 5,000, a significant increase from the previous Rs. 300 penalty.

Furthermore, the fine for driving without a helmet has been raised by Rs. 800 to Rs. 1,000, compared to the prior fine of Rs. 200. Additionally, vehicles exceeding the speed limit will be subject to an augmented fine, effective January 1, 2024.