Offences and Penalties under Central M. V. Act, 1988, Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989,  West Bengal Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989
As per Notification No. 520-WT/3M-80/02 Dated, Kolkata, the 14th Feb., 2003 of Transport Department, Govt. of West Bengal.

Sl. No. Offence Violation of Acts/Rules Penal Section Penalty  on Compounding
1st Offence 2nd Offence 3rd Offence Subsequent offence
1 Driving vehicle without  D/L 3(1) 181 Rs. 450/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/-
2 Person Vehicle below prescribed age(16 years for M/C & 18 year for other vehicles) driving vehicle 4 181 Rs. 450/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/-
3 Owner allowing others to Drive the Vehicle without proper Driving Licence. 5 180 Rs. 500/- Rs. 600/- Rs. 700/- Rs. 1000/-
4 Disqualified Person holding or obtaining Licence. 19 182 (1) Rs. 450/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/-
5 Driving Vehicles without Registration or in contravention of the condition of Blue Book 39
(a) For Motor Cars & Auto Rickshaw   
(b) For   Stage Carriage Buses & Mini Buses
(c) For Contract Carriage Buses & Goods Carriages 
(d) For Private Cars, Omni Buses, Jeeps & others. 
192
Rs. 3000/-
Rs. 3000/-
Rs. 4000/-
Rs. 3000/-

Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 6000/-

Rs. 7000/-
Rs. 7000/-
Rs. 8500/-
Rs. 6000/-

Rs. 8000/-
Rs. 8000/-
Rs. 9500/-
Rs. 6000/-
6 Driving Vehicles without Certificate of Fitness or invalid C.F. 56
(a) For Motor Cabs & Auto Rickshaw
(b) For Stage Carriages Buses & Mini Buses
(c) For Contract  Carriages Buses & Goods Carriages
(d) For Private Cars, Omni Buses, Jeeps & others
192
Rs. 3000/-
Rs. 3000/-
Rs. 4000/-
Rs. 3000/-

Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 6000/-

Rs. 7000/-
Rs. 7000/-
Rs. 8500-/
Rs. 6000/-

Rs. 8000/-
Rs. 8000/-
Rs. 9500/-
Rs. 6000/-
7 Driving Vehicles without permit or in contravention of the condition of permit 66 192 (A) Not Compoundable ---- ---- Issue Seizure List
8 Allowing  any person to stand or sit or to place anything in such a manner or position as to hamper the driver in his control of the vehicle. 125
(a) For all categories of vehicles except stage carriage Buses and Mini Buses.
(b)   For Stage carriage Buses and Mini Buses
177
Rs. 100/-
Rs. 100/-

Rs. 250/-
Rs. 150/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 200/-

Rs. 350/-     
Rs. 300/-
9 Driving vehicle at excessive speed 112
(a) For Motor Cars & Auto Rickshaw   
(b) For   Stage Carriage Buses & Mini Buses
(c) For Contract Carriage Buses & Goods Carriages 
(d) For Private Cars, Omni Buses, Jeeps & others.      
183 (1)
Rs. 200/-
Rs. 400/-
Rs. 500/-
Rs. 600/-

Rs. 400/-     Rs. 800/-     Rs. 700/- 
Rs. 800/-

Rs. 800/-     Rs. 1000/-   Rs. 900/-   Rs. 1000/-

Rs. 1000/-  
Rs. 1000/-  
Rs. 1000/-  
Rs. 1000/-
10 Owner causing to drive in contravention of speed limit 112
(a) For Motor Cars & Auto Rickshaw   
(b) For   Stage Carriage Buses & Mini Buses
(c) For Contract Carriage Buses & Goods Carriages 
(d) For Private Cars, Omni Buses, Jeeps & others.      
183 (2)
Rs.300/-    
Rs.300/-    
Rs. 300/-   
Rs. 300/-

Rs. 400/-     Rs.500/-    
Rs. 500/-     Rs. 500/-

Rs. 500/-     Rs. 500/-     Rs. 500/-     Rs. 500/-

Rs. 500/-     Rs. 500/-     Rs. 500/-     Rs. 500/-
11 Driving vehicle exceeding permissible limit of laden weight 113 194 (1) Rs. 2000/-
In addition to exceeding permissible limit
up to 500 kg   Rs. 500/-
501 to 1500  kg   Rs. 1500/-
1501 to 4000 kg  Rs. 2000/-
4001 to 6000 kg  Rs.3000/-
6001  & above     Rs. 4000/-
Rs. 3000/-
Rs. 800/-      Rs. 2000/- Rs. 3000/-   Rs. 4000/-   Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 5000/-
Rs. 1000/-
Rs. 3000/- Rs. 4000/-   Rs. 5000/-   Rs. 7000/-
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12 Driving vehicles in violation of restriction (No Entry Violation) 115 194 (1) Rs. 2000/- Rs. 3000/- Rs. 5000/- ----
13 Driving vehicles in violation of Mandatory Traffic Signs 119
(a) For all categories of Motor vehicles except Stage Carriage Buses & Mini Buses
(b) For Stage Carriage buses and Mini buses
177
Rs. 100/-
Rs. 100/-

Rs. 250/-
Rs. 150/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 200/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 300/-
14 Loading vehicle in such a position so as to cause or likely to cause danger, obstruction or the tender in convenience to any road user. 122
(a) For all categories of Motor vehicle except Stage Carriage buses and Mini Buses
(b) For Stage carriage Buses & Mini Buses    
177
Rs. 100/-
Rs. 100/-

Rs. 250/-
Rs. 150/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 200/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 300/-
15 Allowing the vehicle to remain stationary at Public Place. 126
(a) For all categories of  Motor Vehicles except Stage Carriage Buses & Mini Buses.
(b) For Stage Carriage Buses & Mini Buses.
177
Rs. 100/-
Rs. 100/-

Rs. 250/-
Rs. 150/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 200/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 300/-
16 Non-Production of Driving License on demand by a Police Officer in uniform 130(I)
(a) For all categories of Motor Vehicles except Stage Carriage buses & Mini Buses
(b) For Stage Carriage Buses & Mini Buses
177
Rs. 100/-
Rs. 100/-

Rs. 250/-
Rs. 150/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 200/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 300/-
17 Failure to take certain precautions at unguarded level crossings 131
(a) For all categories of Motor Vehicles except Stage Carriage buses & Mini buses
(b)For Stage Carriage Buses & Mini Buses
177
Rs. 100/-
Rs. 100/-

Rs. 250/-
Rs. 150/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 200/-

Rs. 300/-
Rs. 300/-
18 Failure to stop the vehicle when asked by a Police Officer in uniform when the vehicle is involved in an accident. 132 187 Rs. 500/- ---- ---- Rs. 1000/-
19 Drive not going Medical Aid to Vehicle 134 (a) 187 Rs. 500/- ---- ---- Rs. 1000/-
20 Driver not giving information about the Road Accident. 134 (b) 187 Rs. 500/- ---- ---- Rs. 1000/-
21 Driver not giving information to the insurer about Accident 134 (c) 187 Rs. 500/- ---- ---- Rs. 1000/-
22 Not insuring the vehicle against 3rd Party / or for driving uninsured vehicle. 146 196 Rs. 400/- Rs. 700/- RS. 1000/- Rs. 1000/-
23 Non-Production of Registration Certificates, Insurance Certificates, Permit etc. by the Driver of transport vehicle (In case of other vehicles 15 days time for production should be given as per Provision of Central Motor Vehicle Rules-139 158 (iii) 177 Rs. 100/- Rs. 150/- Rs. 200/- Rs. 300/-
24 Non-Production of Insurance Certificate (7 days time should be given for such documents. 158 (iii) 177 Rs. 100/- Rs. 150/- Rs. 200/- Rs. 300/-
25 Disobedience of order and obstructions. 179 (1) -- Rs. 250/- Rs. 350/- Rs. 450/- Rs. 500/-
26 Refusal or information or willing giving false information. 179 (2) -- Rs. 350 Rs. 450/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/-
27 No. of person allowed to be carried in goods vehicles (i) Light goods vehicles gross weight less than 1000 Kg – One Person (ii) Other light goods vehicles – three persons (iii) Goods vehicles other light  goods vehicles – Seven Persons. 180(2) WBMVR 177 Rs. 100/- Rs. 250/- Rs. 300/- Rs. 300/-
28 Carriage of animals other than the transport vehicle so specified. 181 WBMVR 177 Rs. 100/- Rs. 250/- Rs. 300/- Rs. 300/-
29 Driving vehicles dangerously. 184
(a) For Motor Cabs & Auto Rickshaws
(b) For Stage Carriage Buses & Mini Buses
(c) Contract Carriage buses & Goods Carriage
(d) For Private Cars, Omni Buses & others
184 Rs. 400/-
Rs. 800/-
Rs. 2000/-
Rs. 400/-
Rs. 800/-
Rs. 1200/-
Rs. 2000/-
Rs. 800/-
Rs. 1200/-
Rs. 1600/-
Rs. 2000/-
Rs. 1200/-
Rs. 1600/-
Rs. 2000/-
Rs. 2000/-
Rs. 1600/-
30 Driving vehicle by a drunken person or by a person under influence of drugs. 185 185 Rs. 2000/- ---- ---- Rs. 3000/-
31 Driving when mentally or physically unfit to drive. 186 186 Rs. 400/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/-
32 Taking part in race or trial of speed of any kind between Motor vehicles at any Public Place. 189 189 Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/-
33 Using vehicle in unsafe condition. 190 (1) 190 (1) Rs. 250/-
In case causes any injury or damage to property
Rs. 1000/-
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34 Violation of Standards Prescribed for Road Safety, control of Noise & Air Pollution. 190 (2) 190 (2) Rs. 1500/- Rs. 2000/- Rs. 2000/- Rs. 2000/-
35 Carriage of Goods which are dangerous or hazardous to human life in violation of prescribed conditions. 190 (3) 190 (3) Rs. 3000/- --- --- Rs. 5000/-
36 Sale of vehicles in or alternation  of vehicle to condition contravening this Act. 191 191 Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/- Rs. 500/-
36 Unauthorized interference with vehicle 198 198 Rs. 50/- Rs. 100/- Rs. 100/- Rs. 100/
37 Penalty for causing obstructions to traffic by keeping disabled vehicle(Wheel Camp Case) 127 (I) MVA/ 350 WBMVR 201 (1) Rs. 50/- per hour. --- --- ---
38 Power of Police Officer to detain vehicle without Certificate of Registration , Permit etc. 207
(a) For Motor Cabs, Auto Rickshaws .
(b) For Stage Carriage Buses & Mini Buses.
(c) For Contract Carriage Buses & Goods Carriage
(d) For Private Cars, Omni Buses , Jeep & others.
39/192/66/192(A) Rs. 3000/-
Rs. 3000/-
Rs. 4000/-
Rs. 3000/-
Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 7000/-
Rs. 7000/-
Rs. 8500/-
Rs. 6000/-
Rs. 8000/-
Rs. 8000/-
Rs. 9500/-
Rs. 6000/-
39 Power of arrest by Police Officer without warrant. 202 As per provision of compounding of Traffic Officers.
Rs. 100/-
--- --- --- ---
40 Driving on Foot Path. 228 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- ---
41 Prohibition in Playing of radios  etc. in a motor vehicle. 218 (1) 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- ---
42 Use of Ear Phone / Mobile Phone while driving. 218(2)
WBMVR
177 Rs. 100/- --- --- ---
43 For display video set, Audio Device in Tourist bus, Luxury Coach etc RTA’s Permit is necessary and there should be partition in between the driver Cabin & passenger’s compartment for that. 218 (6) 177 As per provision of provision of compounding of Traffic Officers. --- --- ---
44 Using Motor Vehicles with defective Number Plates CMVR- 77(1) 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
45 Regn. Mark shall be in English letters and Arabic  numerals CMVR – 77(2) 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
46 Non Exhibition of Registration Marks at rear number plate (Trailer) CMVR – 77(5)(1) 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
47 Driving Motor  Vehicle with defective Tyres CMVR- 94(2) 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
48 The glass of the wind-screen and rear window of motor vehicle shall allow visual transmission of light not less then 70% and glasses of side window  shall be such that the visual transmission of light is not less than 50%. CMVR-100(2) 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
49 Vehicle not fitted with wiper or wiper not maintained in good working condition. CMVR-101 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
50 Vehicle not fitted with horn 119(1) CMVR 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
51 Vehicle fitted multi-tuned or other harsh shrill sounding horns   177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
52 Non-possession of Pollution under control Certificate 115(vii) CMVR 190(ii)  Rs. 750/- --- --- Rs.1500/-
53.. Refusing to go on hire 120 (c) MVR
23(i) MVR
177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
54 Failure to proceed to the destination by shortest or quickest route 23(ii) MVR 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
55 Vehicle not fitted with seat belt 125(a) CMVR --- Rs. 750/- --- --- Rs. 1000/-
56 Not wearing seat belt 138(3) CMVR 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
57 Vehicle not fitted with rear view mirror 217 MVR 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
58 Not wearing Uniform 22(h) MVR 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
59 Driving two wheeler without helmet 297 MVR 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
60 Violation on the restriction of using dazzling light 299(1) MVR 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
61 Stop Line Violation 301 MVR 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
62 Centre Line Violation 316(3) MVR 177 Rs. 100/- --- --- Rs. 300/-
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