Uh-oh! Dhoni gets traffic fine in Ranchi over motorbike registration display

Team India and Chennai Super Kings' captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni had to cough up a Rs 500 traffic fine in Ranchi on Tuesday.

 Uh-oh! Dhoni gets traffic fine in Ranchi over motorbike registration display

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Don't worry though, MS Dhoni didn't break any traffic rules. However he was riding a vintage bullet, BSA Gold Star DBD 34 (MHP-6518), that had the registration number on a vertical plate, attached to the bike's mudguard, which is forbidden under section 122/179 of Motor Vehicle Act (MVI).

As per the MVI Act, the registration number of a bike should be written on a horizontal plate and should not be obstructing the vehicle's front part or rear end.

According to the Times of India, Traffic SP Kartik said, "The photo of the vehicle (published in newspapers) was brought to my notice. It violated rules related to display of numberplate. We had sent the chalan to his house and Dhoni's family paid the fine and said he violated the rules due to ignorance."

After his traffic violation MS Dhoni along with his wife Sakshi and baby Ziva were present in Kolkata yesterday for the opening ceremony of IPL 2015.

 

 

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Updated Date: Apr 08, 2015 14:42:27 IST