ISLAMABAD: The government has announced a massive increase of up to 200pc in traffic rule violation fines on national highways and motorways across the country.
The fine for overspeeding on motorways and highways has been increased to Rs2000. The maximum speed limit for light vehicles is 120 km/h and for heavy vehicles is 110 km/h.
The police will now charge motorcyclists, cars, and LTV drivers driving without license with Rs. 5,000 fine and HTV and PSV drivers with Rs. 10,000 penalty.
Violation of lanes will now cost Rs. 1,000 for motorcyclists, cars, and LTV drivers and Rs. 5,000 for HTV and PSV drivers.
The police will fine Rs300 for wrong overtaking while fine on HID lights usage will be Rs 2000.
Earlier in August, the National Highway Authority (NHA) had jacked up the toll tax rates on Lahore-Islamabad Motorway (M2) for another time.
According to the notification, the new taxes applied on the Lahore-Islamabad Motorway (M-2) came into effect on August 26 and will remain imposed for the next 12 months.
According to revised rates, the rate of car toll has been increased by Rs 3.7 per km to Rs 1100, while that of the wagon has been increased to Rs 1840.