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Penalty to Parents if Children Drive without License

September 9th, 2017 Leave a comment Go to comments

Telangana traffic police to control traffic violations, accidents and for peoples safety introduced strict rules on violators like penalty points along with penalties. RTA and traffic department announcing new ideas and list of strict rules based on the Motor Vehicles Act to control traffic violations and for safety. As we all know the traffic police being strict regarding several traffic offenses like driving without license, without helmet, without seatbelt, triple riding, drunk and drive, wrong side parking, jumping traffic signal and many more. Now the officials are focusing on minors driving without license. With an increase in road accidents due to under aged divers and people with no driving license in areas like Jubilee hills and Banjara Hills traffic officials are focusing on vehicle owners. Giving vehicles to minors or people with no license, the owners would be booked for allowing kids to drive. In order to control bike race and other consequences traffic police are taking action against vehicle owners.

Under aged children are using their parent’s vehicles or relatives vehicles to participate in bike races. To avoid the checking points minors are using wrong roots and other roads where they are meeting with accidents. To control the situation and misfortunes to minor driver’s traffic officials are organizing counseling sections for kids and parents. Owners of vehicles would be held responsible for minors driving and giving vehicles to people without license. Both parents and minors will be booked if children drive without license under motor vehicle act (MVA)

Minors who drive a vehicle without license will be charged Rs.500/- penalty under M.V.Act. 181.
Parents would be booked to allow an unauthorized person to drive a vehicle and charged Rs.1000/- under M.V.Act.180.

Parents who are encouraging their minors by giving them vehicles would be punished under Juvenile Justice Act-2015. Vehicle owners are giving their vehicles to other people without license in the heavy traffic areas like Abids, Koti, Narayanaguda, Himayath Nagar, RTC x roads, Ameerpet and S.R Nagar. Traffic officials are mainly focusing on these vehicle owners and the drivers without license and conducting counseling classes. Both vehicle owners and drivers would be booked under M.V.Act. and their details would be submitted to the court and if these people violate the rules more than two times, they will be punished severely.

Central government is also implementing strict new traffic rules to control the traffic violations and accidents. Traffic DCP A.V Ranganath in a press conference said that they are mainly focusing on the vehicle owners along with the drivers and also mentioned vehicle owners and parents not to give vehicles to others or their minor children to avoid penalties and punishments.

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