Here’s What Might Happen if You Repeat Drunk Driving Offence in Chandigarh

Chandigarh Police is one of the most effective police departments in India for a reason. Over the years, Chandigarh Police has been very strict with the people who drink and drive. In India, driving under the influence of Alcohol is a criminal offence and the defaulters have to bear heavy penalties for the same.

Drink And Drive Naakas In Chandigarh 

Chandigarh Police is very strict when it comes to driving after consuming alcohol. Special Naakas are set up by the ChandigarhPolice to catch hold of the people who drive under the influence of alcohol.

If you have ever seen any such naka, then you might be aware that policemen at these naakas use a special machine called Breath Analyser to identify drunk people. The suspected people are stopped by the Chandigarh Police and are asked to blow in a Breath Analyser. The Breath Analyser identifies the alcohol content in a person’s body.

The legal blood alcohol content allowed is 30ml.

Penalties For Drink And Drive Defaulters

The repeated defaulters for drunken driving will have to bear heavy fines and penalties. Recently, the local court suspended the license of a three-time defaulter for 6 months. A fine of Rs. 3000 was also imposed on the defaulter by the chief judicial magistrate.

Munish Matoor’s license was suspended under Section 185 of the Motor Vehicle Act. Munish is a resident of Sector 51, Chandigarh.

Suspension of Driving License

Drink and Drive offence has been one of the major reason for road accidents. In August 2015, all the states and Union Territories were asked to disqualify the driving licenses of all traffic rule offenders for a specified period. Violating the traffic laws can also result in imprisonment.

The court is suspending the driving licenses of people who violate the traffic laws for three months. The driving license will be suspended for 6 months if you are a repeated defaulter. Apart from the suspension of the driving license, you’ll have to bear a fine as directed by the court.

Allow Life To Thrive, Don’t Drink And Drive. 

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