Three-month relief from hefty traffic fines in J'khand
    Ranchi, Sep 15 (PTI) The Jharkhand government has
given a three-month breather to its people from the steep
fines imposed under the amended Motor Vehicles Act, and said
old penalties would be applicable for traffic rule violations
till December.
    The government has asked officials of the transport
and traffic departments to raise awareness on the amended
rules during this period, an official statement said here on
    Chief Minister Raghubar Das, during a review meeting
on Friday, directed the transport department to open
facilitation centres across the state to enable people get
their documents in order in the next three months, it said.
    Das also urged people to abide by the traffic rules
and refrain from rash driving, the statement added. PTI PVR

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