Roads ministry seeks legal opinion as states dilute traffic penalties4 min read 13 Sep 2019, 12:08 AM IST
Besides stringent rules and stiff fines, the Act provides for a 10% increase in penalties every year
Several states have opposed the imposition of hefty fines for traffic violations
New Delhi: The road transport and highways ministry has sought legal opinion from the law ministry on those provisions of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 that can be enforced by state governments to lower hefty penalties under the Act, said two government officials aware of the development.
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