Youth ride on roofs of SUVs: Get slapped with Rs. 36,000 fine

In the age of digital challans, there is seldom any violation that does not gets recorded on video nowadays. Yet, people break traffic rules on public roads and then make the videos viral on the Internet. Here is a video of youths doing stunts on the public roads and then receiving challan from the police.

The video became viral on the Internet a few days ago. The video shows a youngster sitting on the top of a Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza while another one sitting on the top of Mahindra Scorpio. Both the vehicles are moving on the public roads and the youngsters are holding some placard and the name of their community is written on them.

The video also indicates that both the vehicles had hooters and police sirens on them. The youths were probably recording videos for their social media profiles. The videos did become viral and reached the police too. The cops took notice of the violations on the video and issued challans.

Vitara Brezza owner did not know about stunts

Youth ride on roofs of SUVs: Get slapped with Rs. 36,000 fine

According to the police, when they identified the vehicles and traced the owners, the Vitara Brezza owner did not know about the stunts. A friend of the owner borrowed the vehicle but did not inform the owner about the stunts. The police have added various violation charges.

The first challan is for overspeeding, which is for Rs 5,000. The cops also issued a challan for not following the COVID-19 protocols and not wearing masks on the public roads by handing out a Rs 2,000 challan. For noise pollution, the cops issued a challan of Rs 10,000 while for vehicle modification, Rs 1,000 challan was issued. In total, the person received Rs 18,000 challan.

There are two vehicles in the video that are performing stunts. We are not sure if the Rs 18,000 fine will be collected from both the vehicles or the car owners will have to submit the fine amount individually. Most likely, the owners will have to submit the fine amount individually to the police.

Stunting on public roads is banned

Doing any kind of stunts on public roads is illegal and the violators can even go to jail along with paying massive fines. Doing stunts on public roads can land you in a spot due to various reasons. If anyone wants to practice stunting or want to record videos, it should be done on private property such as race tracks and even farmhouses. Also, one should take note that such stunts are extremely dangerous.

The video of the youths shows them sitting on the bonnet of the vehicle while it is moving through the traffic. Both the youngsters are clicking pictures and also talk to each other while the vehicle keeps on moving. None of them is wearing any kind of safety equipment like a helmet or protective gear like a knee pad or elbow protectors. Any mishap can go wrong during such stunts. Imagine just slipping down from the bonnet while the vehicle keeps on moving. It can end in a disaster.