4 important documents that should be kept in your car

aerial By aerial, 10th Mar 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/1o8shknd/
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Traffic cop in India can demand documents pertaining to your car, at any time, even if you have not violated traffic law. Hence, it is very essential to maintain certain documents in your car, at all time. There are many documents that you are required to keep in your car. The Article provied a list of the most 4 important documents that should be kept in your car and consequences if the documents are not kept in your car.

4 important documents that should be kept in your car

Are you driving a car in India? Apart from mad traffic, you need to be also alert from traffic cops. Traffic cop in India can demand documents pertaining to your car, at any time, even if you have not violated traffic law. Hence, it is very essential to maintain certain documents in your car, at all time. There are many documents that you are required to keep in your car. However, your car should not look like a book shelf, hence, have listed the most 4 important documents that should be kept in your car and consequences if documents are not kept in your car.

Driving License

Driving license is a proof that you know driving. Hence, it is very important to have a valid driving license in your car. Driving a car without a license is illegal in India. Driving a car without driving license is an offence under Indian law and punishable with a maximum penalty of Indian Rupees 500/- or an imprisonment for 3 months. The law also provides for punishment with both penalty and imprisonment.

Registration Certificate Book

Registration Certificate Book is popularly known as RC book. When a new car is purchased, the car is required to be registered with the Regional Transport Office. RC book is issued to the car owner as a proof of registration of the car. RC Book is a proof that you have registered your new car and you are the owner of your car. Hence, it is very important to have a RC book in your car. Driving a car without a RC book is illegal in India. Driving a car without RC book is an offence under Indian law and punishable with a maximum penalty of Indian Rupees 2000/-.

Insurance policy

Driving a car without a valid insurance is punishable offence under Indian law. Hence you must obtain insurance for your car. Insurance policy of your car must be kept in the car. Driving a car without a valid insurance is punishable with a maximum of Indian Rupees 1000/- or an imprisonment for 3 months. The law also provides for punishment with both penalty and imprisonment.

Pollution under control

Pollution under control is popularly known as PUC. It is important that you must obtain PUC for your car. PUC of your car must be kept in the car. Interestingly, driving a car without a valid PUC is not a punishable offence.

So be careful, the next time you start your car, please ensure that the above documents are kept in your car. Happy driving!

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author avatar Clarence Schreiber
10th Mar 2012 (#)

This is an important list to have in the car. But for me I like to keep my drivers license on me in case someone needs to see my ID for something.

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author avatar aerial
13th Mar 2012 (#)

Good that you understood how important this list is

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author avatar Denise O
14th Mar 2012 (#)

Good tips for all drivers. Thank you for sharing.:)

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author avatar aerial
14th Mar 2012 (#)

Its my pleasure Denise.. would endeavour to share more informative article...

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author avatar Mansoor
1st Aug 2013 (#)

Good information given for the vehicles documents, also more to be known in vehicle documents in tamilnadu state

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