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