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Monday, July 10, 2017

UAE Traffic Laws are Updated Since July 1st and Here is How

Here's a comprehensive list of traffic violations and fines that these will attract following the new law that came into effect in the UAE on July 1

Violation Fine Black Points Vehicle confiscated / Days
1Driving under the influence of alcoholMaximum fine of Dh20,000 or Jail 2360
2Driving under the influence of drugs or similar  substances. Decided  by court License to be suspended for 1 year from the date of punishment completion60
3Driving a vehicle without number plates. Dh30002390
4Driving a heavy vehicle in a way that endangers his or other people’s lives, harms public or private properties, jumping the red light, causing his or another vehicle to overturnDh3000License to be suspended for 1 year 
5Heavy vehicle not abiding by lane discipline. Dh150012
6Driving a heavy vehicle that does not comply with safety and security conditions. Dh20006
7Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that may cause danger to others or to the road. Dh20006
8Entering road dangerously. Dh6006
9Causing death of others. Decided  by court 2360
10Not stopping after causing an accident that resulted in injuries with a light vehicle.Dh50087
11Not stopping after causing an accident that resulted in injuries with a heavy vehicle.Dh100016
12Failure for light vehicle  to stop after causing an accident Dh50087
13Failure for heavy vehicle  to stop after causing an accident Dh100016
15Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 80kph for light vehiclesDh30002360
14Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 60kph. Dh20001230
25Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 60kph. Dh1500615
26Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 50kph. Dh1000  
29Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 40kph. Dh700  
31Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 30kph. Dh600  
37Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 20kph. Dh300  
17Driving in a way that endangers peopleDh20002360
18Jumping a red light for light vehicles Dh10001230
19Jumping a red light for motor bikesDh800430
20Running away from a traffic policeman in a light vehicleDh8001230
21Running away from a traffic policeman in a heavy vehiclesDh100016
22Dangerous overtaking by heavy vehicles where it's prohibitedDh30001 year
23Causing a car to overturn by heavy vehiclesDh30001 year license suspension
24Causing serious injuries. Decided  by court 2330
27Overtaking on the hard shoulder. Dh10006
28Overtaking from a prohibited place. Dh600
30Parking in fire hydrant places, spaces allocated for people with special needs and ambulance parking. Dh10006
32Driving against traffic. Dh6004
33Allowing children under 10 years old or shorter 145cm to sit in the front seat of a vehicle. Dh400
34Failure to fasten seat belt while driving for all passengers.Dh4004
35Failure to leave a safe distance. Dh4004
36Failure to follow the directions of the policeman. Dh4004
38Entering a road without ensuring that it is clear. Dh4004
39Exceeding permitted level of car window tinting. Dh1500  
40Not giving way to emergency, police and public service vehicles or official convoys. Dh10006
41Driving a noisy vehicle. Dh20006
42Allowing others to drive a vehicle for which they are unlicensed. Dh500  7
43Overload or protruding load from a heavy vehicle without permission. Dh300012
44Driving a vehicle that causes pollution. Dh10006
45Stopping on the road for no reason. Dh10006
46Stopping on a yellow box. Dh500  
47Not giving pedestrians way on  pedestrian crossings. Dh5006
48Failure to abide by traffic signs and directions. Dh500  
49Throwing waste from vehicles onto roads. Dh10006
50Stopping vehicle on the left side of the road in prohibited places. Dh1000  
51Stopping vehicle on pedestrian crossing. Dh500  
52Teaching driving in a training vehicle that does not bear a learning sign. Dh500  
53Teaching driving in a non training vehicle without  permission from licensing authority. Dh500  
54Placing marks on the road that may damage the road or block traffic. Dh500  
55Operating industrial, construction and mechanical vehicles and  tractors  without permission Dh500  7
56Modifying vehicle’s engine without permission. Dh10001230
57Changing vehicle’s color without permission. Dh800  
59Driving with a driving license issued by a foreign country except  in permitted cases. Dh400  
61Parking behind vehicles and blocking their movement. Dh500  
62Towing a vehicle or a boat with an unprepared vehicle. Dh1000  
64No lights on the back or sides of trailer container. Dh4002
65Lights on the back or sides of container not working. Dh4006
66Taxis, which have designated pickup areas, stopping in undesignated places. Dh5004
67Prohibited entry of heavy vehicles Dh10004
68Blocking trafficDh1000  6
69Vehicle unfit for driving. Dh500  7
70Driving a light vehicle that does not comply with safety and  security conditions. Dh200  7
71Not lifting exhaust of trucks. Dh1500  
72Not covering loads of trucks. Dh3000  
74Heavy vehicle prohibited entry. Dh10004
75Violating loading or unloading regulations in parking. Dh10004
76Carrying and transporting passengers illegally. Dh30002430
77Writing phrases or placing stickers on vehicle without permission. Dh500  
78Not taking road safety measures during vehicle breakdownsDh500  
79U turn from undesignated areas of incorrectlyDh5004
80Loading a light vehicle in a way that may pose a danger to others  or to the road. Dh5004
81Stopping vehicle without keeping the distance specified by the law from a curve or junction. Dh500  
82Transporting passengers by vehicle undesignated for this purpose. Dh10004
83Sudden swerve. Dh10004
84Driving on lanes meant for buses or taxisDh400
85Driving a taxi without required license. Dh2004
86Carrying passengers in driving training vehicle. Dh2004
87Driving a taxi with an expired warranty. Dh200  
88Reversing dangerously. Dh4004
89Taxi refusing to carry passengers. Dh2004
90Parking illegallyDh500
91Parking in loading and offloading areas Dh200  
92Parking on the left hand shoulder of road in prohibited areasDh1000  
93Parking without securing the carDh500
94Using multi-coloured lights. Dh200  
95Not wearing helmet while driving motorbike. Dh5004
96Exceeding passenger limit. Dh50047
97Expired tyresDh50047
98Driving with an expired registrationDh50047 (if registration expired more than 3 months ago)
99Driving unlicensed vehicle. Dh5 00  
100Violation of laws of using commercial number plates. Dh500  7
101Light vehicle dropping or spilling loadDh500
103Driving with one number plate or faded numbers on plate Dh400
104Driving at night or in foggy weather without lights. Dh5004
106Not fixing reflective stickers at the back of trucks and heavy vehicles. Dh500  
107Not using indicators when changing direction or turning. Dh400
108Not giving way for vehicles to pass on the left. Dh400  
113Overtaking dangerouslyDh6006
114Driving an unlicensed vehicle. Dh50047
119Parking vehicles on pavement. Dh400
129Driving below minimum speed limit. Dh400  
131Using hand-held mobile phone while driving or being distracted in any wayDh8004
138Using horn in a disturbing way. Dh4004
140 Failure to hand over a driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the first traffic violationDh1000
141 Failure to hand over a driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the second traffic violationDh2000
142Failure to hand over a driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the third traffic violation Dh3000
143Failure to pick up confiscated car once the confiscation period is over Dh50 a day maximum of Dh3000
144 Failure to pick up confiscated heavy vehicle once the confiscation period is over Dh100 a day, maximumDh3000
145Overloading a light vehicle Dh5004
146Driving school vehicles in times and areas that are prohibited Dh400
147Teaching someone to drive in a car that is not labelled as learning vehicle, or teaching without a license Dh500
148Not presenting a learner's permitDh300
149Broken or absence of back or sidelights on the tow truckDh5004
150Participating in a motorcade without a permit Dh500415
151Pedestrian’s failure to abide by signals, or crossing from undesignated areas Dh400
152School bus driver failing to activate the stop sign or abide by traffic instructions Dh5006
153Driver failing to stop when the bus drivers activates the stop sign. Dh100010
154Using a leisure bike with three or more wheels Dh3,00090
155Transporting inflammable ale or dangerous materials without permission Dh3,0002460
156Failure to take safety precautions when the car breaks downDh500
157Failure to get the car technically tested after any major engine or chassis modifications Dh400
158Broken Car lights Dh4006
159Disregarding policeman’s instructionsDh4004
160Failure to fix child seats for children under 4 years Dh400
161Failure to give priority to emergency , police and protocol vehicles  Dh10006
162Stopping at Zebra crossingsDh500
163Stopping vehicles and road turns Dh500
164Parking in a way without securing the carDh500
165Parking on pavements Dh400
166Writing or posting on the vehicle without a permit Dh500
167Failure to abide by traffic signs Dh500
168Littering from vehicle windows while driving  Dh10006
169Rubber neck and crowds at the scenes of traffic accident Dh1000
170Driving a heavy vehicle dangerously in a way that endangers his or other people’s livesDh3,000License to be suspended for one year
171Driving a heavy vehicle in a way that harms public or private propertiesDh3,000License to be suspended for one year
172Heavy vehicle jumping the red lightDh3,000License to be suspended for one year
173Heavy vehicle causing his or another vehicle to overturnDh3,000License to be suspended for one year
174Driving industrial, construction and mechanical equipment without a licenseDh1,500
175Heavy vehicle overtaking in areas where it is prohibitedDh3,000License to be suspended for one year
176Driving a heavy vehicle that does not abide by safety standardsDh2,0006
177A driving an uninsured vehicleDh50047
178Driving a vehicle on a different license for a different type of vehicleDh40012
179Driving a vehicle that does not abide by safety standardsDh500
180Driving a vehicle that is unfit for drivingDh500
181Driving a vehicle at below the minimum speed set for the road (if any)Dh400

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