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Guide to 20 of worst UAE traffic offences that will earn you fines and black points

 

DUBAI – The UAE has put stringent traffic rules in place to ensure the safety of motorists and pedestrians.

Here’s a look at 20 traffic offences that will earn you fines and dreaded black points.

 

Tailgating: Dh400 and 4 black points

Not wearing a seat belt: Dh400 and four black points

Failing to stop after accident: Dh500 and six black points

Parking in front of fire hydrants: Dh1,000 and 4 black points

Parking in spaces for emergency response vehicles: Dh1,000 and 4 black points

Parking in spaces for people with special needs: Dh1,000 and 4 black points

Reckless driving: Dh2,000 and 12 black points

Illegal racing: Dh2,000 and 12 black points

Sudden swerving: Dh200 and four black points

Wrong overtaking: Dh200 and three black points

Overtaking from right side: Dh200 and four black points

Overtaking from prohibited area: Dh600 and six black points

Overtaking using hard shoulder: Dh600 and six black points

Heavy vehicle not abiding by lane rule: Dh600 fine and six black points

Driving a vehicle without a number plate: Dh1,000 and 24 black points

Speeding by more than 60km/h above speed limit: Dh1,000 and 12 black points

Endangering pedestrians: Dh1,000 and 12 black points

Jumping a traffic light: Dh800 and 8 black points

Fleeing a policeman: Dh800 and 12 black points

Dangerous overtaking while driving truck: Dh800 and 24 black points

 

Source: Federal Traffic Law

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