Bangalore Traffic Fines & Violations

With the increased vehicle traffic on the road, the responsibility of the traffic department also increases. Bangalore is one of the cities with heavy traffic and so the traffic rules are equally strict. Everyone who tries to break the traffic rule should be ready to pay hefty penalties and fines. No two-wheeler rider and pillion rider shall ride without a helmet, seat belts in cars are mandatory, and riding without insurance, RC, or licence is a traffic offence. There are hefty charges for overspending, racing, overloading, triple riding on bikes, etc. So, follow rules and ride safely. 

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Latest Traffic Fines & Violations in Bangalore

Traffic Violation

Fines Imposed



Two-wheeler rider and pillion not wearing a helmet


Fine: ₹500



Disqualified from holding a driving licence for 3 months


Driving without a seatbelt




Driving without insurance


Two-wheelers: ₹1,000



Other vehicles: ₹2,000





Driving without a valid driving licence


Two-wheeler & three-wheeler: ₹1,000



Light Motor Vehicle (LMV): ₹2,000



Other vehicles: ₹5,000






Two-wheeler, three-wheeler, four-wheeler & LMV: ₹1,000



Other vehicles: ₹2,000




Driving under influence


First offence: ₹10,000 and/or imprisonment for 6 months



Consecutive offences: ₹15,000 and/or imprisonment for 2 years




Triple riding on a two-wheeler


Fine: ₹2,000



Disqualified from holding a driving licence for 3 months or community service


Using a mobile phone while driving


Disqualified person driving a vehicle

₹10,000 and/or community service




Underage driving


₹25,000 fine and imprisonment for 3 years



Deregistration of said vehicle for 1 year



Underage driver shall be ineligible for a licence until 25 years of age






First offence: ₹5,000 and/or imprisonment for 3 months



Consecutive offences: ₹10,000 with imprisonment for 1 year & community service






Driving dangerously


Two-wheeler & three-wheeler: ₹1,500



LMV: ₹3,000



Other vehicles: ₹5,000



Consecutive offences: ₹10,000


Two-wheeler overloading


Blocking emergency vehicles on the road


Driving without a permit

₹10,000 with/without imprisonment for 6 months and community service


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All in All!

Following all the Bangalore city traffic police laws and rules is an important part of driving in Bangalore or anywhere else in India. These traffic laws have been made to keep all the drivers safe and for the traffic system to function smoothly. One of the most important and enforced traffic rules is the mandatory insurance to drive your vehicle legally on Indian roads.

However, an insurance policy is not just a requirement by law. A comprehensive motor insurance plan protects you and your vehicle against financial expenses related to accidents or unexpected damages. With bike insurance or a four-wheeler insurance plan from Bajaj Markets, you can enjoy benefits such as swift claim settlement, instant renewals, and access to a wide network of garages across India.

FAQs on Traffic Rules and Violations

  • ✔️What documents should I carry to avoid traffic fines in Bangalore?

    You should carry the following documents to avoid traffic fines in Bangalore:

    1. Driving Licence

    2. PUC Certificate

    3. Registration Papers (RC)

    4. Insurance policy papers 

  • ✔️Where can I check my traffic fines in Bangalore?

    You can check any pending traffic fines against your name by visiting the Bangalore Traffic Police website and entering your vehicle number. 

  • ✔️Can traffic fines be paid online?

    Yes, you can pay your Bangalore traffic fines or challan at the Bangalore Traffic Police website or through the Paytm app. 

  • ✔️What is the fine for jumping a red-light signal in Bangalore?

    You may have to pay a fine of up to ₹1000 for jumping a red-light signal. 

  • ✔️Is a photocopy of the RC document valid?

    Yes, a photocopy of the RC is considered valid. You don’t need to carry your original RC papers as long as you have the digital version downloaded in the M-Parivahan app.

  • ✔️What are some points to note while driving my vehicle in Bangalore?

    The following traffic tips can help you navigate the dense traffic in Bangalore:


    • Keep your distance while driving as the chances of bumping into other vehicles are higher during increased traffic.

    • Make sure you are aware of all traffic rules and regulations to avoid getting a challan.

    • Always keep your vehicle-related documents with you while driving.

    • Switching lanes in the middle of heavy traffic can be a difficult manoeuvre. Make sure you are driving in the correct lane and overtake other vehicles only using the rightmost lane.

  • ✔️How can I check the proof of traffic violations in Bangalore?

    You can easily check the proof of traffic violations in Bangalore by visiting the official Bangalore Traffic Police website.

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