Delhi: A truck driver from Rajasthan was issued a challan of Rs. 1,41,700 for violating several traffic rules under the new Motor Vehicles Act. This has by far been the biggest fine so far.

The Rajasthan truck driver was identified as Bhagwan Ram and has become the first person to pay such a hefty fine. According to the police, the truck driver violated traffic rules by overloading his truck.


Bhagwan Ram paid the challan amount at a Rohini Court in Delhi on September 9.

In the past too, the police have been charging people hefty amounts as part of the new Motor Vehicles Act. The highest challan so far was Rs 86,000 to a truck driver in Odisha for several violations.

However, the matter was settled after the truck driver paid Rs 70,000 on producing some documents.

Bhartendu Sharma

A journalist by profession who has been into reporting from four years. Bhartendu Sharma has worked across all the three mediums -- Online, Print and Television. Previously, he has worked with PageScoop media (a Delhi-based website). Later, Bhartendu moved to Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, where he covered many national and International sports tournament. While at DC, he also went to Singapore to cover UFC bout. Apart from that, he has covered Lok Sabha 2019 elections in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal while working for Tiranga TV. He has also reported on prominent cases of crime & courts during his stint with the TV channel which featured top journalists like Karan Thapar, Barkha Dutt. Bhartendu loves traveling and capture world in his lens. In the past, he has also made few documentaries related to human interest.

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