From April 1st, the Transport Department of Delhi enforce separate lane and good carriers on 15 selected roads. Vehicles found in the bus lane could cost you a fine of up to Rs 10,000 or imprisonment of 6 months. This rule is applicable only in Delhi.
Traffic Police and Transport Department will put an identification mark on the bus lanes that are to be used by buses and good carriers only from 8 AM to 10 PM. Other vehicles can use the dedicated lanes in the remaining time period. But, no matter what the reason is, buses and good carriers will travel in their own lanes.
The first drive will start from April 1 on 15 out of 46 corridors such as Dwarka Mod to Janakpuri, Jahangirpuri Metro Station-Kashmere Gate ISBT, Britannia Chowk to Dhaula Quan, Moti Nagar to Dwarka Mor, Anuvrat Marg T-point to Pul Prahladpur T-point, Kashmere Gate ISBT to Apsra Border and more.
There will be two enforcement teams that will be present on the ground in two shifts to make sure traffic discipline in maintained on bus lanes.
Moreover, if any vehicle is found other than buses or carriage vehicles, they will be towed and a fine of towing will be added as a penalty charge. Enforcement team can make videos or click pictures of the vehicles violating rules.