Maharashtra State government has with effect from 1st January, 2016 levied a new set of penalties for various traffic offences.
For drunk driving, talking on the mobile phone while driving, speeding, jumping signals, plying overloaded vehicles and using vehicles meant for carrying goods as passenger vehicles – suspension of driving licence for 3 months
In case of drunk driving, there will be additional police case filed. Even if it is a first offence, police will appeal to the court for a jail term.
Even the pillion rider will have to wear a helmet, failure will result in levy of penalty.