31 Dubai public transport violations that could get you fined up to Dh2,000

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31 Dubai public transport violations that could get you fined up to Dh2,000

Dubai has one of the world’s best modes of public transportation, and that is why it strictly enforces rules to keep its public transport safe and clean for everyone to use.

Dubai’s public transport includes the Dubai Metro, Dubai bus, Dubai Tram, taxis and water taxis. A Nol card is used to pay for public transport fares.

Here are 31 public transport violations to avoid in Dubai:

1. Using public transport facilities or relevant transport services or entering/exiting the fare zone areas without paying the exact fare: Dh200

2. Failing to present Nol card upon request: Dh200

3. Using a Nol card designated for someone else: Dh200

4. Using an expired Nol card: Dh200

5. Using an invalid Nol card: Dh200

6. Selling Nol cards without prior permission from authority: Dh200

7. Using counterfeit Nol card: Dh500

8. Causing disturbance or inconvenience in any way to users of public transport, public facilities, and services: Dh100

9. Accessing or sitting in areas designated for specific categories: Dh100

10. Eating and drinking in prohibited areas: Dh100

11. Sleeping in public transport or passenger shelters: Dh300

12. Damaging, vandalizing, or destroying equipment or seats on public transport and public facilities: Dh2,000

13. Parking vehicles in areas designated for Dubai Metro users for a period exceeding the permitted period: Dh100 per day and up to Dh1,000

14. Entry into restricted areas inside public transport and public facilities in violation of posted warning signs and boards: Dh100

15. Standing or sitting in non-passenger areas inside public transport, public facilities: Dh100

16. Putting feet on seats: Dh100

17. Selling or promoting goods and commodities inside public transport and public facilities: Dh200

18. Failure to comply with instructions of inspectors or authorized personnel or obstructing the performance of their duties: Dh200

19. Using public transport, public facilities, and services contrary to the authority’s instructions posted on signboards: Dh200

20. Bringing animals into public transport, public facilities, and services, except guide dogs for blind persons: Dh100

21. Spitting, littering, or performing any act that would compromise the cleanliness of public transport, public facilities, and services: Dh200

22. Smoking inside public transport, public facilities, and services: Dh200

23. Misusing lifts or escalators: Dh100

24. Boarding public transport, public facilities, and services by climbing or jumping: Dh100

25. Opening doors or attempting to access or leave public transport while it is moving between stations and stops: Dh100

26. Carrying or using materials or equipment that may cause inconvenience to users of public transport, public facilities, and services or endanger their safety: Dh100

27. Causing any distractions or obstruction to the driver of public transport while he is driving: Dh200

28. Carrying alcoholic beverages inside public transport, public facilities, and services: Dh500

29. Carrying hazardous items, including weapons, sharp tools, or flammable materials, inside public transport, public facilities, and services: Dh1,000

30. Using any security or safety device or tool, including emergency exits, when it is not necessary: Dh2,000

31. Misuse of the emergency buttons: Dh2,000

According to RTA, inspectors constantly monitor passengers and will issue fines. The authority also advised passengers to report any disturbance. ICA/Expat Media


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