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How to Avoid Driving Fine Without Carrying Driving Documents?

IndianMoney.com Research Team | Updated On Friday, September 13,2019, 04:43 PM

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How to Avoid Driving Fine Without Carrying Driving Documents?

 

 

Breaking traffic rules can be very costly. If you drive without a seatbelt, don’t wear a helmet, overspeed or drive drunk or dangerously, you end up with a hefty fine or worse in jail.

The Motor Vehicle (Amended) Act 2019 has made breaking traffic rules a very costly affair. Driving without a license could mean a fine of Rs 5,000. Dangerous driving could mean imprisonment of 6 months to a year. There would also be a fine of Rs 1,000 to Rs 5,000. Drunken driving could mean 6 months of jail and a fine up to Rs 10,000.

In all this comes a big question. How to avoid driving fine without carrying driving documents? Want to know more on Motor Insurance? We at IndianMoney.com will make it easy for you. Just give us a missed call on 022 6181 6111 to explore our unique Free Advisory Service. IndianMoney.com is not a seller of any financial products. We only provide FREE financial advice/education to ensure that you are not misguided while buying any kind of financial products.

How to Avoid Driving Fine Without Carrying Driving Documents?

What if you have all the documents like driving license, registration certificate and so on, but forget to carry them while driving? You could end up with a hefty fine.

Now let’s imagine you have a registration certificate, insurance certificate, driving license, insurance certificate and pretty much all the documents needed for a safe and happy drive. Unfortunately, you were not carrying them when the traffic policeman stopped your car.

Here’s some good news. There’s a way to avoid the hefty fines even if you are not carrying these important driving documents. All you must do is produce the relevant documents to the concerned authorities, within 7 days. After you produce the documents, the challan gets cancelled and you would just have to pay Rs 100 for the entire process.

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Procedure toAvoid Fine Without Driving Documents

  • You can produce the driving license and the vehicle registration certificate through mobile apps like Digilocker and mParivahan.
  • You don’t need to carry physical copies of driving license and registration certificate. The Union Transport Ministry has asked all states to accept driving license and vehicle registration certificate in the electronic format.
  • Make sure you don’t forget the smartphone when the traffic cop stops you. All your traffic related documentation can be done through your mobile phone. The concerned authorities have to accept the digital version of driving license and vehicle registration certificate.

How to Store Digital Copies of Driving Documents on Digilocker?

  • If you want to store driving license and vehicle registration certificate in the digital form, just download the DigiLocker app from Google Play Store or the iOS App Store.
  • After the app is installed, you enter your details and log in to the app using OTP-based verification.
  • After verification, you upload and store a picture of your driving license and the vehicle registration certificate on the app interface.

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How to Store Digital Copies of Driving Documents on mParivahan?

The mParivahan app is a Government app for the all-India RTO vehicle registration number search.

  • If you want to store driving documents on mParivahan app, you must install the app from Google Play Store or the iOS App Store on your smartphone.
  • You then register on the mParivahan app to save documents like driving license and vehicle registration certificate.
  • To sign in to mParivahan app, you must enter the mobile number and then click on login. You then receive an OTP for the verification.
  • To save registration certificate, go to the ‘My RC’ section and then enter the registration number. Click on the search button. You must enter the last 4 digits of the challan number and also the car engine number.
  • After entering details, you must click on ‘Verify and Get Details’. You can see these details on the dashboard.
  • If you want to save the driving license, go to ‘My DL’ section and enter driving license number and DOB as mentioned in your driving license. The mParivahan app fetches your driving details and also saves a digital copy.

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