In India, it is illegal to ply a transport vehicle with an expired permit. The permit is a legal document that authorizes the vehicle to ply on specific routes and for a specific duration. The permit also specifies the number of passengers or amount of goods that the vehicle is authorized to carry.
- Fine: The fine for plying a transport vehicle with an expired permit can range from Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 5,000, depending on the type of vehicle and the severity of the offense.
- Impounding of the vehicle: The vehicle may be impounded by the authorities, and the owner may have to pay additional fees for the release of the vehicle.
- Suspension or cancellation of the permit: The permit of the vehicle may be suspended or cancelled, and the owner may have to apply for a new permit to ply the vehicle again.