What are consequences or punishment of drunk driving or driving under the influence of alcohol or liquor?

What are consequences or punishment of drunk driving or driving under the influence of alcohol or liquor?


If you are caught driving drunk or under the influence of liquor you will be issued a police notice for for the appearance in the Court. There is no provision of paying the fine on the spot. Moreover, you will not be allowed to continue to driving unless you have a partner who is not under the the influence of liquor and has a valid driving licence.

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You will be advised to hire a cab leaving the vehicle in the police station under acknowledgement till you appear in the court and pay the fine. Your driving licence will also be kept with the police till the disposal of the case.

You are reminded that on repeat offence of driving under the influence of liquor, there is a provision for enhanced penalty and imprisonment. If you commit a fatal accident under the influence of liquor you could be booked under culpable homicide not amounting to murder which is a non-bailable offence.

Source: http://punetrafficpolice.gov.in