As the United Arab Emirates celebrates its 52nd Union Day on December 2, three emirates have announced a reduction of up to 50 percent in traffic fines.
Discounts on traffic fines
Fujairah Police have announced a 50 percent discount on traffic violations. In addition, the discount includes the cancellation of traffic points and the value of the vehicle impoundment.
The Fujairah Police Authority announced the discount starting November 30. The period to avail the discount is 52 days from the date of the announcement. Violators should also know that the reduction will be provided as long as it does not include aggravated violations.
The discount can only be applied to violations that occurred before November 30.
Ras Al Khaimah
The Department of Public Services in Ras Al Khaimah has introduced an initiative to reduce the value of general fines in the emirate by 50 percent throughout December.
The authority urged violators to pay the fines during the discount period to ensure that they comply with the laws and at the same time alleviate the financial burden placed on them due to the penalty imposed.
Umm al Quwain
The Umm Al Quwain Police General Command has announced a 50 percent discount on traffic violations in the emirate. The initiative offers a discount for traffic violations committed in the emirate before November 1, 2023.
This discount applies to multiple violations, excluding serious violations, and is valid from December 1, 2023 to January 7, 2024.
According to the authority, some infractions not included in the discount are:
- Driving a vehicle in a manner that endangers the life of the driver, the lives of others, or safety.
- Driving a vehicle in a way that could cause damage to public or private facilities.
- Heavy vehicles overtaking at the red light.
- Exceeding the red light by light vehicles.
- Overtaking at red lights by motorcycles.
- He exceeded the maximum speed limit by more than 80 kilometers per hour.
- Make changes to the vehicle’s engine or base “chassis” without a license.
News source: Gulf Business