Hyderabad Traffic Police e-challan Status Online

In this article you will find information about how to check pending e challan status against your vehicle for Hyderabad Cyberabad city. You will also learn on how to pay your pending e-challans online here. If you have been issued a e-challan for a traffic offense in Hyderabad and Cyberabad or anywhere in Telangana state then you will find the following boxes of information on your e-challan receipt. It will have

1. e-Challan Number - A unique number for the traffic challan issued to you.
2. Traffic Offense - The traffic violation committed by the vehicle.
3. Vehicle Owner Name - Name of the vehicle owner as per RTA database.
4. Date, Time and Place of Defiance - Date, Time Stamp and Place of Violation
5. Photo Proof of Disobedience - Photographic evidence of the violation
6. Traffic Fine Amount + User Charges - Fine amount plus the applicable user charges
7. Traffic PS Limits - The traffic police station under whose jurisdiction the traffic violation occurred and the challan was raised.

You need to enter your Motor Vehicle number as it is displayed in the Registration Card (RC) including all zeros. Precise format of entering the number plate of the vehicle is mentioned below. 

Proper format for entering the Vehicle Number below is : AP09AB0009
Erroneous formats are: AP09AB009, AP09AB09, AP9AB9

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Visit https://echallan.tspolice.gov.in/publicview/ to view the status of e-challans on your vehicle.

Procedure to Pay Traffic Challan Online

Note: E-Challan Site is down on some occasions.

Learn More about about e-Challan below

What is e-Challan?

e-Challan from Traffic Police is an electronic form of Traffic Challan which is generated on the basis of Traffic Violations committed by a Road User captured on camera. e-Challan is backed by a photographic evidence which a vehicle owner can request from Traffic Police to ascertain his violation. eChallan copy with details after generation is sent to the address available against the vehicle in RTA database. There are two types of traffic challans generated across Hyderabad . One is e-Challan and the other is Spot Challan, you can find the difference here.

e-Challan Traffic Fine Rates

e-Challan fine rates are not different from a normal spot challan which a user has to pay. At ocassions a Spot Challan can be more depending on the number of sections of violation a road user has committed. Every traffic fine is accompanied with the sections under the Motor Vehicle Act which a user has violated. You can find all traffic fine rates and sections under which a vehicle is fined here.

e-Challan Generation

Hyderabad and Cyberabad Traffic Police make use of various ways to capture the traffic violations on road on camera. As mentioned earlier that a photographic evidence is required for generating e-challan, which makes it necessary to use latest available technologies to take the snap of a road user in action. There are 6 methods used for this which are mentioned here.

e Challan Photo Proof Check

A road user who has been issued e-Challan can request for a photographic evidence of the traffic violation from Hyderabad or Cyberabad Traffic Police. Since the system and technology adopted by the traffic police is evolving, the facility to view these traffic violation images online is only available for e-challans generated after 1-May-2013. If you have a pending e-challan which has been issued before 1-May-2013 then you have to visit the traffic police station which is mentioned in the e-challan or as mentioned against your e-challan to check the photo proof of the violation.

Android App

Hyderabad Traffic Police has also provided a facility to check echallan through an Android App which allows you to also register for alerts. This will allow you to get an alert whenever your vehicle gets an traffic challan. Online payment of the traffic challan can also be done through this app. You can download this app by searching for e challan in google play store. Android app for finding any e-challan in the state of Telangana is at this link. There is no official app available for iOS platform.

Legal Action against Citizens with Pending e-Challans

eChallans have a long pendency and many road users do not pay them due to various factors. Many of them are unaware of the challans because of the following reasons:

1. Difference in Address at RTO and the present address due to shifting
2. Sale of Vehicle

While the above two reasons are the main reasons because of which a road user is unable to receive e-challan others do not pay them on time. Hyderabad Traffic Police has initiated legal action by approaching the court to identify repeat violators who do not pay traffic fines even after repeated reminders. Many such violators have been prosecuted and have been fined even more by the court. You can find more information at this link. Some repeat traffic offenders have also been jailed.

Traffic Challan User Charges

You will find another charge which is added to your total amount above. This is User or Service Charge which the Traffic Police applies to every e-Challan and is irrespective of the Traffic Rule disobeyed by a motorist. You can find further information on the User charges breakup here.

Motor Vehicle Act Sections

Everything apart eChallan is an innovative concept as it does not disrupt vehicle movement while still ensuring that a traffic violation on road gets penalized. You can experience the difference on road when a congestion on road is due to Traffic Police Personnel stopping a vehicle on road with heavy traffic for checking and issuing a traffic challan when compared to an e-challan which will not only captures the moral disrespect for the rule but also ensures that other commuters are not inconvenienced. This format has its limitation and it cannot generated challan receipt for every traffic rule you do not follow. Following is the list of Motor Vehicle Act which are covered under e-Challan.

a. No Parking 
b. Over Speed 
c. Stop Line
d. Wrong U Turn
e. Wrong Side Driving
f. Incorrect Number Plate

Some of the other traffic rules which are document related such as RC, DL, PUC related are not covered here.

Online and Offline Payment of e-Challan

Traffic Police has come with various methods using which a citizen can pay e-challan. At the time of writing this article a road user could pay e-challan through Netbanking, Credit/Debit Card and Cash. A citizen can also pay e-challan by swiping his Credit/Debit card on the road at the POS machine available with Traffic Personnel. This makes it easier for citizens to pay there e-challans anywhere in the city. You can learn on how to pay it online step by step at here.

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