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.
Based on the directives of Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of the Executive Council, Major General Sheikh Sultan Bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ajman Police, announced a decision reducing traffic fines by 50 per cent and cancelling impoundment and black points for one month, effective from Feb 16, 2020.
Ajman Police, Emirates Islamic Bank sign MoU to enable motorists with traffic fines of Dhs1,000 and above pay their fines in up to 12 installments.
Traffic and Patrols Department will launch the traffic patrol "Drone" in different roads and areas of Ajman.
The discount offer rolled out to mark the 49th UAE National Day will now be on until Jan.15, 2021, according to their Twitter account.
The video showed vehicles slowing down during a traffic snarl but an SUV approaching at high speed failed to notice the traffic jam, ploughed into several vehicles, and hit a road divider.
In line with Dubai Government’s Paperless Strategy and its keenness to provide smart services, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) decided to cease the issuance of printed tickets in respect of vehicle violations in Dubai.
Moreover, the vehicle that causes the accident would be impounded and would be released only after paying Dhs5,000 within three months.
The police indicated that the equipment carriers need a permit to transport the equipment at night, and it is granted according to the work assigned to it through contracts, and the movement is only at night.