The Andhra Pradesh government introduced a digital alternative to pay challan to create transparency and eliminate corruption. Payments made through an online transaction channel go straight to the government's account. AP challan generated by the traffic police or integrated CCTV cameras, is notified directly to the central server in the traffic control room and subsequently available on the official website.
The online service assists the traffic police in tracking vehicles on the road in the event of a violation and provides a quick way for violators to pay their dues and perform ap e challan check to verify their status.
Proper understanding and knowledge of rules and regulations are necessary to avoid breaking the law and getting fined by the traffic police. According to the new Motor Vehicles Act of 2019, here is an updated list of traffic fines in Andhra Pradesh.
|Traffic Violations||Fines Imposed by the AP Government|
|Talking on mobile while driving||1,000 for the first offence and 10,000 for the subsequent offence|
|Riding without helmet||500|
|Driving without seatbelt||1,000|
|Violating parking rules||500 for the first offence and 1,500 for the second offence|
|Not giving way to emergency vehicles, like ambulances and fire brigades||10,000|
|Driving without licence||5000|
|Violating speed limits||4000|
|Drunk driving||10,000 and/or 6 months imprisonment which can be extended to 15,000 and/or 2 years imprisonment for subsequent offence|
|Minor driving a registered vehicle||25,000 along with imprisonment of up to 3 years|
|Not obeying traffic lights||Fines between 1,000 and 5,000 and/or imprisonment from 6 months to 1 year|
|Selling a vehicle after making illegal modifications||5,000 per modification|
|Not having third-party insurance||1. First offence: 2,000 and/or three months of imprisonment 2. Subsequent offences: 4,000 and/or three months of imprisonment|
Online payment of AP Traffic E Challans via the official payment gateway
Online payment of AP Traffic E Challans via the Parivahan Website
Offline payment of challans
One can pay challan fines offline if a traffic infringement message or letter is received. The challan can be paid at a nearby traffic police station.
Manual errors are common in such an engaging space between the AP police and traffic violators. It may result in misleading information that must be addressed. As a result, the website establishes an online connection with visitors through the complaint section. The complaint section is an important component to ensure any irrelevant or legal issues are sorted out.
Online traffic challan status allows all parties to keep track of the status of all issued challans. It provides clear and rapid access to all challan information. Overall, all parties involved, save time and effort.