The new fine of Dh3,000, 6 points and impounding the vehicle for 30 days for not giving way to emergency and police vehicles in the emirate has come into force today (July 1), the Abu Dhabi Police confirmed.
Motorist caught racing will be charged Dhs2,000 fine and will be handed 23 black points on their traffic file and their vehicle will be impounded for 60 days, authorities have announced on Tuesday.
457,154 Dubai drivers who have abide by traffic rules in the last three months received 25 percent discount off their traffic fines.
A speeding driver in Germany was saved from a 105 pounds ($133) fine when a white dove interceded on his behalf, the media reported on Tuesday.
The device will be deployed in the residential areas in the city of Sharjah, the eastern and central areas in the emirate, to reduce disturbance in the neighbourhood.
In accordance to the 'Year of Tolerance' campaign, the Dubai Police will be giving motorist discount on traffice fines.
Sharjah Police have warned residents against driving vehicles with expired licence or registration as it could lead to a fine of Dhs500 and the confiscation of their vehicle.