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Fines for 6 traffic violations increased to Rs.25,000

Hefty fines for six traffic violations
The fines for six traffic violations including drunk driving will be increased to Rs.25,000, it was reported.

The Chairman of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association, Gemunu Wijeratne, said they agreed to this following a meeting held with Ministers Nimal Siripala de Silva and Ravi Karunanayake on Monday.

Accordingly, a Rs.25,000 fine would be imposed on the following traffic violations.

Drunk driving
Driving without vehicle insurance
Driving without valid licence 
Overtaking from the left side
Driving illegally at a railway crossing