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Last updated on August 1st, 2022 at 07:39 pm

The traffic officers are on the lookout and take strict action against anybody discovered to be violating the law because there are so many vehicles using the congested roads every day. Thankfully, Mumbai has also adopted the e-challan system also known as e-challan Maharashtra. This has made it possible for the local traffic police to track down lawbreakers and send e-challans, which are SMS fines, as punishment. As Maharashtra is a wonderful place to visit. Residents of Mumbai and other significant cities in the state favor traveling by car throughout the state to experience the tranquil and reviving atmosphere of numerous hill stations. However, most people break the traffic safety laws while traveling interstate. The state authorities have been deeply concerned about this for decades. The government has strict regulations and severe penalties in place for traffic infractions. Lets have a look at it in detail.

Check the steps for E-Challan Punjab here!

How to pay E-Maharashtra Challan online?

You have the choice of paying with cash or online forms of payment for e-Challan. The e-Challan system also enables the traffic police to instantly send e-challans to drivers who violate the law after being detected by speed cameras.

Payment of E-challan Maharashtra through State Traffic Website

Step 1:Visit the Maharashtra traffic police-challan website.

Step 2: To continue, enter either your challan number or your vehicle number.

Step 3: It should be noted that in addition to the vehicle number, the engine chassis number’s final four digits must be entered.

Step 4: After providing the required information, you will be taken to a new page where your Maharashtra traffic e-details challans are displayed.

Step 5: Use the on-page payment option to pay the traffic fine.

Step 6: A confirmation message will be sent to you following a successful transaction.

Payment of E-challan Maharashtra through Parivahan

Step 1: Go to the Parivahan website echallan.parivahan.gov.in

Step 2: Scroll down and select the ‘Get Challan Details’ option located beneath the ‘Submit’ button.

Step 3: Enter the challan, vehicle, or driver’s license number.

Step 4: After entering the captcha code, click on Get Details.

Step 5: Tap on the pending e-challans issued by the Maharashtra police from the list of e-challans displayed on the page.

Step 6: You will get a confirmation receipt once your online payment for the Maharashtra RTO e-challan is successful.

Payment of E-challan Maharashtra through Paytm

On the Paytm app, your Maharashtra E-challan can be paid at any time and from any location. Additionally, you can select from a number of adaptable payment options, including Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, Paytm Wallet, and UPI (UPI is only available on Paytm App). Paying for a Maharashtra E-challan on Paytm is very simple and practical. All you need to do is adhere to a few easy steps, and you’re done.

Step 1: Launch the Paytm app and click on e-challan, in the section of recharge and bills

Step 2. Type in your challan number, vehicle’s last four digits, chassis number, or engine number.

Step 3. Select “Proceed.”

Step 4. Verify the amount on your challan and complete the payment.

Step 5. You’ve successfully completed your transaction.

Traffic Rules Violation and penalties in Maharashtra

ViolationsFines
Riding without helmetRs. 1000
Driving without seatbeltRs. 1000
Using mobile phone while drivingRs. 5000
Dangerous driving & jumping signal lights₹ 1,000 to ₹5,000 or 6 months to 1 year of imprisonment
Over-speedingLight motor vehicle: ₹1,000 to ₹2,000Medium vehicle: ₹2,000 to ₹4,000 and DL seizure
Driving without registrationRs. 5000
Driving without registrationRs. 5000
Drunk DrivingFor first timers its: ₹10,000 fine or six months of imprisonment  and for subsequent offences its ₹15,000 fine or two years of imprisonment
Failing to have third party insuranceRs. 2,000 and/or three months of imprisonment

FAQs on E-challan Maharashtra

In Mumbai, what will happen if I don’t pay the amount on my e-challan?

Police will come to your current address to collect the E-Challan if you don’t pay it at the location in Mumbai where it is due. You will be required to appear in court to defend yourself if you continue to fail to make the payment. Your license will then be suspended if you fail to appear in court.

Will there be any notifications for Maharashtra-issued e-challans?

For every Maharashtra traffic challan declared against your vehicle, an SMS will be sent to your registered mobile number.

In Maharashtra, who has the authority to issue traffic e challans?

E-challans are issued by the Maharashtra traffic police in the state.

In Maharashtra, can I receive a fine for committing the same traffic violation twice in one day?

Yes, you can receive a fine for the same traffic violation on the same day for offenses like rash driving, excessive speeding, driving while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while physically or mentally unfit, operating an uninsured vehicle, etc. Additionally, the second time around, the penalty fee will be higher.

How can I make an online payment in Maharashtra for my traffic challan?

People can use this website to pay their traffic fines online.
Website of the traffic police in Maharashtra
Paytm
Parivahan website

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