A vehicle is seen carrying a bicycle, covering the number plate.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Abu Dhabi Police have issued fines for 5,177 motorists during the first half of the year for hiding their licence plates, for fear of getting caught.
The motorists have been using bicycles, or other items to hide their number plates, in a way that is impossible to monitor their data.
The Abu Dhabi Police warned the public to stay away from such malpractices and announced a fine of up to Dhs400 if the plates lack clarity.
They also emphasised the keenness to intensify traffic control and take legal measures on violations of any vehicle that does not comply with the clarification of numbers in accordance with the Federal Traffic Law.
Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with the Follow-up and Control Center - Abu Dhabi, has released a video warning motorists against "not giving priority to pedestrians in crossing from designated places."
Abu Dhabi Police have launched an initiative to replace minor traffic fines with warning SMSs to drivers, on the occasion of the International Day of Happiness, which falls annually on March 20.
The police said such reckless behaviour of the driver is dangerous for everyone. The motorists not only is breaking the traffic law, but also preparing the ground for a major accident.
The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Abu Dhabi said, “In order to fight off commercial counterfeits across Abu Dhabi, ADDED ran a field inspection campaign with the cooperation of the Abu Dhabi Police, who raided a factory producing counterfeit hand sanitisers bearing the trademark of a global brand and seized all of its contents.”
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