Fines, increased up to 25,000 Rupees, to take effect from next week

Sunday, 09 June 2019 - 7:57

State Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Ashok Abeysinghe says that the recently approved traffic fines where the minimum fine for 6 types of offences was increased to 25,000 Rupees will take effect this week.

The Draft Bill to increase fines on traffic offences was approved in Parliament day before yesterday.

Accordingly, a 25,000 Rupee fine will be imposed for driving without a valid license, reckless driving across level crossings, drunk driving, driving without valid insurance, exceeding speed limits and reckless driving.

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