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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) under its "Early Payment of Traffic Fines Initiative," are offering a 35 per cent discount if payments are made within 60 days of committing a violation, or a 25 per cent reduction after the 60 days except for serious violations.
ADP have called on drivers to benefit from the initiative and urges community members to adhere to laws and regulations, to ease their burdens, help them solve their legal issues, and reduce traffic fines.
The ADP’s Traffic and Patrols Directorate renewed its agreement with Abu Dhabi First Bank, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and Emirates Islamic Bank to enable the payment of traffic fines via instalments for drivers for one year, using credit cards issued by these banks without incurring interest.
The service aims to facilitate the payment of fines for drivers and vehicles owners, by offering payments via instalments.
Police noted it facilitates payments for customers who can pay digitally on its website or smart application, to discount fines, reduce traffic violations, and motivate members of the community to adhere to regulations.
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