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Clunkers Fined $50m in Tehran Last Year

Clunkers Fined $50m in Tehran Last YearClunkers Fined $50m in Tehran Last Year

Vehicles that fail to earn a technical inspection certificate and are used for commute can be fined in Iran. The total fines collected in Tehran over the matter amounted to 2.13 billion rials ($50.7 million) in the last Iranian year, which ended in March.
The fine for using such vehicles is 500,000 rials ($12) and drivers can receive a ticket for using the vehicle every day until they hold the required certificate. During the year ending in March, 4,278,000 traffic tickets were issued for this particular violation.
Chief of Tehran Vehicle Technical Inspection Bureau, Navab Hosseini-Manesh says the penalties for failing to obtain technical inspection certificates amounted to 2.13 billion rials during the period, reported ISNA.
“According to the latest reports, 3.8 million vehicles registered in Tehran need to undergo inspections,” Hosseini-Manesh said.

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