The Union Cabinet approved the draft of the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) bill recently this week. This bill provides for a large fine on the violation of traffic rules. In the bill, there is a provision of a penalty of up to Rs. 10,000/- for not giving way to emergency vehicles. This bill was earlier pending in Rajya Sabha and it was repealed after the term of 16th Lok Sabha ended. The provision made in the bill is based on the recommendations have also been examined by the standing committee of Parliament. There are substantial provisions in the field of road safety in the Bill. Despite being disqualified, a fine of Rs. 10,000/- was imposed while driving. For violation of driving license rules by groups such as Ola, Uber, a penalty of up to one lakh rupees can be imposed under the provisions of the bill. In the draft bill, provision for imposing a fine of between Rs. 1000/- and Rs. 2000/- has been made for fast driving. Without a seat belt or a helmet-mounted vehicle, a fine of Rs. 1,000/- and a suspended suspend license for three months is included. In case of minor driving any vehicle, then the owner or guardian will be held guilty and the penalty of Rs. 25,000/- will be fined along with three years of the sentence. Also, the vehicle registration will be canceled. According to the draft Amendment Bill, if the violation of the traffic rules will be imposed on a penalty of Rs. 500 for a minimum of Rs. 100. Instead of fine Rs. 500, the penalty of Rs. 2000/- will be imposed on the person violating the orders of the Traffic Officials. For, the unauthorized use of the Vehicle, a penalty of Rs. 5000 has been made. The same penalty will be imposed on a non-licensed vehicle. There is a provision made for the imposing the penalty of Rs. 10,000/- instead of Rs. 1000/- for rash driving. Amount of Rs. 5,000 will be the fine imposed for drink and drive. The special thing about this Amendment is that the amount of the penalty has been doubled by the responsible traffic officials in order to minimize the violations of the traffic rules.