City Traffic Police


Kochi City has the highest number of vehicles in the State of Kerala. Every month a record number of new vehicles are registered and enter the already congested roads of the city.

The traffic division of the Kochi City Police is one of the best in the country. Various innovative traffic control measures have been adopted by the Traffic Police for ensuring safe ride to the citizens on the road and the pedestrians.

City Traffic Police is solely responsible for the enforcement of traffic rules and regulations and investigation of traffic accidents and other offences. This is one of the most important Wings of the City Police.

City Traffic Police consists of two subdivisions i.e. Traffic Regulation (Kalamassery Wing,Thripunithura wing, Mattancherry Wing) and Traffic General.

One Asst.Commissioner of Police heads each subdivision.

What you should do in case of accident

  • On seeing any accident, please contact 1099 or 100 or 1090
  • It is not neccessary to reveal your identity.
  • Note down the registration number of vehicles involved.
  • Give assistance to the injured persons.
  • Take him to the hospital if necessary.
  • Inform the relatives of the injured if details are available.
  • Furnish more details to the Police.
  • On seeing any traffic violation note down the Registration number of vehicle/vehicles and report to Police with time place etc.

Your vehicle will be seized by Police

  • If you do not posses valid Driving License
  • If your vehicle is on the road without registration.
  • If you violate the condition in the permit.

You will be arrested while driving :

  • If you are found drunk and driving.
  • If you are driving recklessly and dangerously.
  • If you have taken somebody's vehicle without his/her permission.

SPEED LIMIT IN THE CITY

TYPE OF VEHICLES

SCHOOL ZONES

CITY/TOWN ZONES

OTHER PLACES

CAR

MOTOR CYCLES

AUTO RIKSHAW

LIGHT MOTOR VEHICLES

HEAVY VEHICLES

25 KM

25 KM

25 KM

25 KM

15 KM

40 KM

40 KM

30 KM

40 KM

35 KM

70 KM

50 KM

40 KM

60 KM

60 KM


 

Follow traffic rules and save compounding amounts as specified below

 

Sl.No

Description

Section of MV Act / KMV Act

Compounding Amount
  1 High Beam

Sec 360(3) r/w 177 of MV Act

Rs.100
  2 Using Air Horn Rule 359 of KMV Rule & Rule 119 (2) of Central MV Rule Rs.100
  3 Using Seat reserved for ladies Rule 227 (c) r/w 177 of MV Act Rs.100
  4 No Driving Licence (D.L) Sec 3(1) r/w 181 of MV Act Rs.500
  5 Allow to drive without D/L. charge to owner Sec. r/w 180 Rs.500
  6 No Registration Certificate (R.C) Sec.39 r/w 192 of MV Act Rs.100 to 500
  7 No valid Insurance Certificate Sec. 146 r/w 196 of MV Act Rs.250
  8 No Conductor's Licence Sec. 29 r/w 182 (2) of MV Act Rs.200
  9 Reckless Driving Sec. 184 of MV Act Rs.1000
  10 Disobeying Signals (one way) Sec. 119(1) r/w 179 of MV Act Rs.500
  11 Disobeying lawful directions/obstructing discharge of function of authority Sec. 179 r/w sec. 179 of MV Act Rs.500
  12 Permit violation Sec. 66 r/w Sec. 192A of MV Act

Tempo

Driver

Rs.250
Owner Rs.250

Mini Bus/Bus

Driver Rs.500
Owner Rs.500
 
  13 Over Speed Sec. 183 r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 300
  14 Driving Vehicle in excess or Speed limit Sec. 142 r/w 183 of MV Act Rs. 300
  15 D.L not in possession Sec.130(1) r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  16 Conductor License not in possession Sec. 130(2) r/w 177 Rs. 100
  17 R.C not in possession Sec. 130(3) r/w 177 Rs. 100
  18 Insurance Certificate not in possession Sec 158(1)a r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  19 More than two persons in Motor Cycle Sec. 128 r/w 177 Rs. 100
  20 Not Wearing of protective Head Gear Sec. 129 r/w 177 Rs. 100
  21 No Parking Sec. 122 r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  22 Speed Limit Sec. 112 r/w 183(1) of MV Act Rs. 300
  23 P.C not in possession Sec. 158(1) r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  24 Allowing to drive someone without D/L. penalty owner Sec. 5 r/w 180 of MV Act Rs. 500
  25 Travelling on Foot-board charge to Conductor Sec. 123(1) r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  26 Travelling on Foot-board charge to Traveler Sec. 123(2) r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  27 Traffic Obstruction Sec. 122 r/w 177 of MV Act  Rs. 100
  28 No Fitness Certificate Sec. 56 r/w 192 of MV Act Rs. 500
  29 No Uniform to Driver Rule 41 r/w 177 Rs. 100
  30 Driver behave in uncivil manner Rule 46(2) (b) r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  31 Over Charge Rule 46(P) of MV Act Rs. 100
  32 Taxi Meter not operating Rule 299 r/w 177 Rs. 100
  33 No Head Light Rule 360 r/w 177 Rs. 100
  34 Driving Vehicle in excess of Speed limit Sec.112 r/w 183 of MV Act Rs. 500
  35 Refusal to ply Contract Carrier (A/R) Sec. 178 r/w Sec. 178 of MV Act Rs. 200
  36 Conductor not in Uniform Rule 85 r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  37 One way violation Rule 17 of RRR 1989 r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  38 Failure to stop on demand Sec. 132 r/w 179 of MV Act Rs. 500
  39 Tax not seen paid during the Q.E Rule 148 r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  40 More Sound from silencer Rule 120 CMV Act Rs. 100
  41 Left side overtaking Sec. 118 r/w R.4 of RRR 1989 of MV Act Rs. 100
  42 No Pollution Certificate Sec. 190(2) of MV Act Rs. 500
  43 Drunken Driving
Sec. 279 IPC & Sec. 185 of MV Act (D/L required)
Case will be FIR registered and person will be arrested
  44 Driver's Badge not in possession Rule 46(1) (a) r/w 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  45 Driver misbehaves in uncivil manner Rule 40(2) r/w Sec. 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  46 Over Charge Rule 89 ( r ) r/w Sec. 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  47 No Registration mark Rule 77 r/w sec 177 Rs. 100
  48 No Registration mark Rule 77 r/w sec 177 Rs. 300 - 500
  49 No First Aid Box Rule 151 r/w Sec. 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  50 Permit not in possession Rule 161 r/w Sec. 177 of MV Act Rs. 100
  51 GCR (GVR) not maintained Rule 162 r/w Sec. 177 Rs. 100
  52 Trip Sheet not maintained Rule 224 r/w Sec. 177 Rs. 100
  53 No Side Mirror Rule 251 r/w Sec. 177 Rs. 100

Your safe ride is our priority.
Share the road with other drivers.
Keep to the rules and reach home safely.

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