Challans in Madurai
The cultural capital of Tamilnadu, Madurai is also the third biggest city in the state. Traffic congestion at important junctions is not uncommon in Madurai. There are more than a thousand traffic violations in the city, every day.
Managing this traffic and dealing with the violations is quite a task. Fortunately, most of the services including checking the challan's status and paying the dues can be done online.
How to Check Challan in Madurai?
There are several ways to check a challan issued in Madurai.
The traditional method is to visit the RTO and enquire with the assigned officer.
The easier option would be to visit the Parivahan website and enter one of the following - Challan number, Driving Licence number, or Vehicle number. Enter the captcha and hit the 'Get Details' button to view the challan. One can find a list of the challans issued.
Alternatively, one can also visit the Tamil Nadu Transport and Road Safety website and go to the Citizen Services page. From here, one can choose the e-Challan option and enter the Challan/Vehicle/Driving Licence number to view the status of the Challan.
How to Pay Challan in Madurai ?
Just like shopping for goods, challan payments can be made online or offline.
Offline Mode: To pay a challan offline, one can visit the Madurai RTO and provide the challan copy and pay in cash. Another way to pay a challan offline is with the help of a traffic policeman having a challan machine. You can show the hard copy of the challan and make the payment.
Online Mode: Alternatively, one can visit the Government of Tamil Nadu's Transport and Road safety website.
From the home page, go to the Citizen Services page and choose the 'e-Challan Online Payment' option.
Enter the Challan number, Driving Licence number or Vehicle number and fill in the captcha as seen.
Hit the 'Get Details' option to view the challans.
Select the challan and choose the Make Payment option and complete the payment using the preferred payment mode. Do not forget to note down the transaction ID.
Challan Payments can also be made using the Parvivahan website by entering the Challan/Driving License/Vehicle Number.
What are the Traffic Violations in Madurai and their Penalties?
Following road safety measures are of utmost importance for safe transport. Not adhering to them can not only put one at risk but can also invite a hefty fine. Given below are the fines for various traffic violations in Madurai.
|Driving while drunk
|A fine of ?10,000 for the first violation/6 months in prison A fine of ?15,000 for repeated violations/2 yrs in prison
|Driving without Licence
|A fine of ?5000
|Driving without Insurance
|A fine of ?2000
|Driving without Helmet
|A fine of ?1000
|A fine of ?1000 for Light Motor Vehicles and ?2000 for Medium Sized Vehicles
|Not wearing a seat belt
|A fine of ?1000
|A fine of up to ?5000
|Driving without Registration Certificate (RC)
|A fine of ?5000
|Violating a traffic signal
|A fine of ?300 to ?600
|Using a mobile phone while driving
|A fine of ?1000- ?2000
How to Check Madurai Challan Information on Park+
Ordering food is just a click away when one has a food delivery app installed on their mobile. Similarly checking challan dues is easy and seamless with the Park+ app. One can follow the simple steps given below to check challan information in Madurai.
Download the Park+ app.
Open the app and click on 'Login'.
Enter your mobile number and click on 'Send OTP'.
Enter the 'OTP' and click on 'Verify OTP'.
Click on 'Challan' under Services.
Enter Your 'Vehicle Number' and click on 'Check Challan'.
Alternatively, one can also use the Park + website to check the challan status using similar steps as given above. Using the Park + app you can check your challan information from anywhere and pay them on time to avoid hassles later.