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Tamil Nadu e-challan: Digital Traffic/Transport Enforcement Solution
How to check traffic e-challan status in Tamil Nadu?
Use the Park+ App for your TN challan check with two simple steps:
- Visit the e-challan TamilNadu web portal on the Park+ App.
- Enter your vehicle number and view your challan status details.
Use the e-challan parivahan website of the Government of India for the traffic fine check:
- Visit the e-challan Parivahan webpage.
- Enter your Challan number/vehicle number/ Driving license number.
- Enter the captcha code and click the "Get Detail" icon.
- From the list of your challans; select the one for which you want to know the status.
Note: The steps mentioned above apply to how to check fines on bikes in Tamil Nadu.
Do you know how someone gets charged a traffic fine online?
How to pay e-challan issued by Tamil Nadu traffic police?
You can pay e-challan issued by Tamil Nadu police both online and offline:
Tamil Nadu Traffic Police Fine Online Payment:
There are two ways of paying traffic e-challan online in Tamil Nadu - using the e-challan Parivahan website and using Tamil Nadu Transport and Road Safety for fine payment.
Using the Parivahan website:
You can also pay your TN police fine on the Parivahan website by the Government of India.
- Visit the e-challan Parivahan website.
- Enter your Challan number/Vehicle number/Driving License number.
- Then, enter the Captcha code and select "Get Details".
- Click on "Check challan status" to get your vehicle fine details like drinking and driving, etc. along with the respective penalty.
- Make the online payment.
Upon successful payment of the traffic police challan, you will receive a confirmation along with the transaction ID.
Using Tamil Nadu Police e-challan web portal:
- Visit Tamil Nadu Transport and Road Safety for your vehicle fine check.
- Tap on the "Citizens Services (Paid)" drop-down menu.
- Select "E-Payment for traffic challans". You will be redirected to the e-challan parivahan webpage.
- Enter the Challan number/Vehicle number/Driving License number, and the Captcha code. Then, select "Get Details".
From the list of challans displayed, select one of the traffic fines online after checking and making the payment.
Paying Tamil Nadu Traffic e-Challan Offline:
There are three ways of paying the e-challan issued by Tamil Nadu traffic police offline:
- Visit the nearest traffic police station along with a copy of your Tamil Nadu e-challan. Request the designated officer to check your pending challan dues and pay the same in cash.
- Locate your city traffic police officer with an e-challan machine. Provide your challan details along with your driving license and identification proof. Pay the penalty in cash.
Prepare a cheque/demand draft in the name of city traffic police and post the same to traffic police headquarters.
Here is the list of Documents You Should Carry To Avoid Getting an e-Challan.
What are the latest traffic violations and their penalties in Tamil Nadu?
The Greater Chennai Traffic Police (GCTP) has raised the amount of fines for traffic violations under the Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2019. The following table provides the list of TN police offenses and their respective penalties in Chennai as of 1 September 2019.
Type of violation Fines (INR) Violation of general traffic rules 500 Violation of road regulations 500 Traveling without ticket 200-500 Disobeying orders of traffic police 2,000 Driving vehicles without a valid Registration Certificate 5,000 Driving vehicles without a valid Driving license 5,000 Driving without a valid car insurance policy For first offense: 2,000 and 3 months imprisonment For repeat offense: 4,000 and 3 months imprisonment Driving vehicles without a valid permit up to 10,000 driving vehicles with expired/suspended Driving License 10,000 Driving vehicles without insurance 2,000 Driving oversized vehicles (vehicles not meeting specified dimensions) 5,000 Overspeeding 1,000 for Light motor vehicles (LMV)
2,000 for Medium-sized vehicles
Rash driving Up to 5,000 Drunken driving Up to 10,000 Using a mobile phone while driving 1,000-2,000 Drag racing 10,000 Overloading 20,000 and 2,000 per extra tonne Overloading of passengers 1,000 Not wearing a seat belt 1,000 Riding a two-wheeler with more than two passengers (overloading) 2,000
With license suspension for 3 months
Riding without helmet 2,000
With license suspension for 3 months
Blocking emergency vehicles (fire engine, ambulance) 10000 Violations by juveniles 25,000
With 3-year imprisonment And cancellation of Vehicle registration
Violation of license conditions 25,000-100,000 Excessive pollution by car For first offence:1,000
For repeat offence:2,000
Source: The Indian Express, 15 August 2019
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