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Soon, linking your Aadhaar to driving licence will be mandatory, Rajya Sabha to pass this bill soon

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Government will soon implement new traffic rules to improve the overall road safety in India and decrease traffic. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill which is yet to be passed by Upper House of the parliament which is Rajya Sabha promises to improve road traffic conditions in India and have strict rules.

Here Are Some Of The New 2018 Traffic Rules In India:

Aadhar card will be mandatory for obtaining the any kind of driving licence and vehicle registration certificate and as per the new Motor Vehicle Bill, linking your Aadhar car to your driving licence will become mandatory.


People who help accident victims will be protected from civil and criminal liabilities, and disclosing your name to police or hospital after saving someone will now be optional

The penalty for drink and drive in India is Rs 2,000, which will be increased to 10,000

Rash driving penalty and driving with a valid driving licence will be RS 5000 which is 1000 right now

The over speeding penalty will go up to 2000, same as not wearing seatbelts

For a specified type of road accidents a separate Motor Vehicle Accident Fund will provide insurance cover to all road users in India

Road builders, civic agencies, consultants and road contractors will be held responsible for faulty design, construction or poor maintenance of roads leading to accidents.

If a traffic violation is caused by juveniles Parents, Guardians or the vehicle owners will be held responsible for the violation unless they could prove that the offence was committed without their knowledge. The underaged kid can be arrested under the Juvenile Justice Act, the authorities can also cancel the registration of the vehicle.

People would have to renew their driving licence one year before and after the expiry date.

Currently the government is giving rs 25,000 to the family of people who are a victim of Hit and run cases, the amount will be increased to 2 lakh

The bill has been cleared by Lok Sabha already in the last parliament session and is likely to be passed in Rajya Sabha in the ongoing parliament season