The UAE flag.
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The Ministry of Interior has issued a set of rules for motorists and revelers on the celebration of UAE National Day.
The UAE National Day is on December 2, but authorities have announced a paid public holiday from December 2 to 4.
According to the ministry, those who violate rules on public order will be fined. Motorists who violate rules will also face fines, and their vehicle will be impounded. Here are the rules:
All marches, unauthorized parades and random gatherings are not permitted.
Revelers must strictly adhere to traffic rules and unquestionably follow police officers’ instructions
The use of any spray (party spray) by the driver, passengers, or pedestrians is strictly prohibited.
This includes avoiding changes to the licence plate, vehicle colour, windshield tint.
The use of stickers, signs, or logos on a vehicle is prohibited, except for National Day stickers under specified rules. Do not cover the vehicle’s side, front, or rear windows with stickers or use front sunshade.
Do not exceed the permitted vehicle occupancy limit. In Dubai, private car occupancy limits are determined by the vehicle’s seating capacity, and each passenger must wear a seatbelt.
Strictly refrain from exiting through your vehicle windows or sunroof at any point.
Vehicles must not be equipped with modifications or additions to the exhaust system or additions that may compromise engine structure or visibility.
Avoid disrupting traffic or closing roads to others.
Doing stunt driving on both internal and external roads is strictly prohibited.
Raising of flags of any country other than the UAE is strictly prohibited.
Do not wear scarves, except for Union Day.
Keep the volume of chants and songs at a minimum, allowing only those related to Union Day.
Decoration shop owners are explicitly forbidden from installing any poster or flag, except for the UAE flag or Union Day posters. ICA/Expat Media
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