Drivers of light vehicles running a red light will be fined Dhs1,000 and truck drivers are subject to a fine of Dhs3,000.
The ADP cited three reasons for running a red light, which are speeding on crossroads, not paying attention and using mobile phones while driving. It urged drivers to be aware of the dangers to their lives and the lives of other drivers.
The ADP also called on drivers to pay attention while driving and refrain from using their mobile phones to surf the internet or use social media, stressing that it is closely monitoring traffic intersections using cameras, in cooperation with the Monitoring and Control Centre in Abu Dhabi.
Drivers of light vehicles running a red light will be fined Dhs1,000 and 12 traffic points while the vehicle will be impounded for 30 days. Truck drivers are subject to a fine of Dhs3,000 and a one-year licence suspension.
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate of the Central Operations Sector of Abu Dhabi Police urge drivers to adhere to traffic laws and rules to enhance their safety on the roads and reduce traffic accidents.
The Abu Dhabi Police also warned some motorists about their negative behaviour, especially young motorists who disturb residents and drive recklessly on roads.
The Abu Dhabi Police urged parents to be aware of the major risks posed by placing their children on their laps while driving, highlighting its keenness to promote the culture of traffic and raise awareness of relevant preventive measures and how to safely seat children in vehicles.
The police stated that failing to leave a sufficient gap causes traffic accidents that result in human and material losses, and appealed to drivers to always abide by traffic laws and regulations to protect themselves and other road users from traffic accidents.
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The Ras Al Khaimah Misdemeanours Court of First Instance fined an Arab Dhs5,000, for assaulting a seller in a bird shop, following a dispute that over the sale of a parrot.
The defendants took the amount from the victim after deluding her via WhatsApp about a groom who wanted to marry her.