Yes, your traffic fine varies across cities. Each State can add different types of traffic violations and modify the traffic penalties applicable to the particular State.
Both the States and the Centre can revise and frame rules for motor vehicles1. States can modify and specify enhanced penalties through an official notification2, which shall be put before the House(s) of the State Legislature. Depending on what the House(s) decide, the notification shall have effect with respect to that particular State3.
- Seventh Schedule of the Constitution, Concurrent List, Item 35
- Section 210A, The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
- Section 212(5), The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
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