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Spot fines for 33 traffic offences increased

Spot fines for 33 selected traffic offences will be increased with effective from July 15, the Traffic Police announced yesterday.

This is with the intention of controlling the rising number of road accidents and ensuring disciplined driving.

The fines have been increased under the powers vested with the Transport and Civil Aviation Minister and the special Gazette Notification in this connections has already been issued. Accordingly, spot fines have been increased by the percentage ranging from 30 percent to 50 percent.

These 33 specific fines have been introduced on the recommendations of the special committee.