How does someone get a traffic challan?
It’s jarring to see the number of e-challans that are issued in the country in a single day. Due to the lack of rule-following on the roads, the challan traffic police is tirelessly working to regulate strict adherence to rules. Moving away from the quintessential challans, the police now issues e-challan online, which directly reaches the person’s address registered with their vehicle.
What is e-Challan?
An e-challan is an electronically generated challan that is issued to anyone who isn’t found following rules and regulations on the road. Traffic cameras have been set up all across cities, especially on the frequented routes. The E-challan parivahan has setup a methodical process to fine someone and cover payments.
How does someone get a traffic e-challan?
A number of CCTV cameras and speed sensors have been installed to curb road accidents in India. The cameras record the footage of the moving traffic and if someone is caught breaking any form of traffic rules, they will be fined.
To generate an online traffic challan, the police then find out the vehicle number through the video captured and send the challan to the registered addressed. Working closely with the Regional Transport Office, information like the owner’s phone number and address is found. Following this, an SMS is sent to the registered mobile number with the violation time, date and location.
How to make a traffic e-challan payment?
You can either pay your e-challan dues online or do it offline.
Online- The Park+ website allows you to make online challan status inquiry and make payments too: View & Pay Challans Online with Park+ You are issued a unique challan number using which you can make the payment for your e-challan.
Watch this video to know how to make e-challan payment through the Park+ app:
Please note: E-challan payments are currently paused on the Park+ app and will resume shortly
Offline- If you are unable to make your online traffic challan payment, you can just pay it offline. Go to the nearest police station and make the payment against your e-challan. You can also go to a traffic police official with the e-challan machine to accept your payment.
How can you avoid getting an e-challan?
Stating the obvious, one should follow rules at all times to avoid getting e-challans. But here’s a quick list of things you can check before leaving home to avoid tackling the e-challan parivahan later. - Always have all your documents required while driving - Ensure safety while driving, wear a seat belt or a helmet - Do not use your phone while driving. The speed camera also catches you using your phone while driving. This permits the Delhi traffic police challan authorities to issue you one. - Do not go over the prescribed speed limit, which is not just important to avoid e-challans but also to keep you and the people around you safe.