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Truck driver pays whopping Rs1.41L fine for ‘overloading’

DNAHM130262 | 9/12/2019 | Author : Pooja Makkar | WC :249 | India

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Jaipur: A truck owner paid a whopping Rs 1.41 lakh fine for vehicle overloading following the implementation of new traffic challan rates under the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act that came into effect on September 1.
The truck, owned by Bhagwan Ram, with a Rajasthan vehicle registration plate, was fined Rs 1,41,700 for violating the traffic rules and overloading with goods last  Thursday on September 5. Ram paid the fine at Delhi’s Rohini court on Monday.
Reacting to the development, the Transport Association said, “We are fighting against higher rates of penalties, but we are not supporting the lawbreaker. No transport association or any leader of such associations support overloading.”
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