In India, it is mandatory for all motor vehicles to have prescribed reflex reflectors installed on them. The Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, specify the mandatory requirements for various categories of motor vehicles, including the number and position of reflex reflectors.
If a motor vehicle is found to be without the prescribed reflex reflectors, the driver/owner of the vehicle may be fined. The fine amount may vary from state to state, but it can range from Rs. 500 to Rs. 1,000 or more depending on the type of violation.