Motor Vehicles Act 1988
201. Penalty for causing obstruction to free flow of traffic.
(1) Whoever keeps a disabled vehicle on any public place, in such a manner, so as to cause impediment to the free flow of traffic, shall be liable for penalty up to fifty rupees per hour, so long as it remains in that position:
Provided that the vehicle involved in accidents shall be liable for penalty only from the time of completion of inspection formalities under the law:
1[Provided further that where the vehicle is removed by a Government agency, towing charges shall be recovered from the vehicle owner or person in-charge of such vehicle.]
2[(2) Penalties or towing charges under this section shall be recovered by such officer or authority as the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, authorise.]
1. Ins. by Act 54 of 1994, sec. 59 (w.e.f. 14-11-1994).
2. Subs. by Act 54 of 1994, sec. 59, for sub-section (2) (w.e.f. 14-11-1994)