We have traffic rules to enforce safety on the roads and fines that get charged if these rules are not adhered to. Now, physically tracking and collecting fines can perhaps be a tedious process. Fortunately, things have been simplified with the help of the e–challan system. In this blog, we will tell you everything you need to know about the e–challan system and how to check challan on vehicle online. First let’s understand what a challan is.What is a challan?
Challan is the official term used to refer to a piece of paper that indicates the penalty you need to pay for violating a traffic rule. This challan can be issued on the spot when a traffic policeman catches you for committing a road offense. You may also be issued an electronic challan.How to check online challan?
These days, you can easily find out your challan details through an SMS sent to you by the traffic police. You can check the electronic challan through the official website of your state’s transport department or through the following link – https://parivahan.gov.in/parivahan/
You can enter your vehicle number or your e–challan details on the website. Once you do that your fine details will show up. You can go ahead and make your payment too. You can easily pay your challan fine via debit card or credit card. You will instantly receive confirmation of the fine that you have paid.
The availability of the e–challan system has truly simplified the process of paying fines. Now, you don’t have to worry about not being able to pay your fines in person. The digital process is simple, convenient, and accessible 24/7. It also helps minimise any risk of bribes and helps the authorities ensure that fines get collected in a seamless manner.Can I pay my challan offline?
If you prefer the traditional way of paying fines, you may do so too. You simply need to take your challan to the nearest police station and make your payment in person.Keep your car insurance renewed
One of the best ways to ensure that you do not get fines is to adhere to road rules. One of the most important rules is that you need to have a valid driving licence to operate your vehicle on the roads in the country. You also need to have at least third–party motor insurance coverage too. Make sure to keep these documents on hand in the car with you at all times for checking.
A few other important things to keep in mind on the road are:
- Always drive sober and never under the influence of any intoxicating substances
- Adhere to the speed limits
- Drive within your lane and use indicators when changing lanes
- Wear a seatbelt in a car and a helmet when riding a bike
We hope that the information in this article will help you adhere to the road rules and be a safe motorist in your city.Disclaimer: The above information is indicative in nature. For more details on the risk factor, terms and conditions, please refer to the Sales Brochure and Policy Wordings carefully before concluding a sale.