In our country, traffic violations are reasonably widespread. It is relatively typical for drivers in the country to have a challan recorded against their name due to overspeeding, disobeying traffic signals, or any such offence.
The Odisha traffic department has introduced a heavy penalty of Rs. 7000 if someone is seen overspeeding. The speed limits on major roads in Odisha have been set to 50kmp to increase the safety of commuters and people on the road. An e-challan will also be issued where traffic violators can pay the penalty online.
Apart from assisting in online payments of e-challan and vehicle taxes, the e-challan Odisha will also display the driver's background, and repeat offenders will face increased penalties. The vehicle check report (VCR) will be generated on the spot by the mobile e-challan device, eliminating the need for a manual VCR form.
The traffic police may issue an e-challan for a variety of reasons, including:
You will receive an RTO challan SMS and email on your registered phone number and email address if a challan is issued to you. However, there may be times when you may miss the SMS or email. In such instances, you can check the status of your e-challan online. Here's how to do that:
You must pay the e-challan within 15 days of the date of issuing. Individuals will be charged a late fee of INR 10 if they do not pay the required penalty within 15 days. If a person fails to pay the challan dues within a maximum of 60 days, the case will undoubtedly go to court.
Due to the new traffic rules and regulations, people have become more cautious when driving on roadways. Many states witnessed massive challans issued to commuters when the motor vehicle act of 2019 was first implemented; for example, in Odisha, a challan for INR 59,000 was issued for tractors, and an INR 6.5 lakhs challan was issued for just a truck driver.
If you have a challan pending in court and have not paid it within the specified time frame, you may face the following consequences:
The government is experimenting with a new system in which they can reimburse an individual's e-challan sum through their insurance. If a person cannot pay their challan on time, the outstanding challan can be retrieved when they renew their insurance. According to sources, the Regulatory Insurance Authority of India (IRDA) has started working on the project's preliminary work. This way, the number of challans pending in court can be reduced.
You'll get an SMS and an email when an e-challan is issued to you, but if you miss this notification, you can check the e-challan status online. You can check your e-challan status by following a few simple steps on E-Challan Parivahan's website. You may also check the e-challan amount online much more conveniently and pay the fine online and offline.