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 driver was driving recklessly without leaving enough space from other vehicles, besides overtaking vehicles in direction and not abiding by the traffic signs placed for motorists.
Major General Al Nuaimi explained that the resolution applies to all traffic violations committed in Ajman before Nov.23, 2020, except those related to driving vehicles in ways that endanger the lives of others, changing a vehicle’s engine or chassis without a licence...
Moreover, the vehicle that causes the accident would be impounded and would be released only after paying Dhs5,000 within three months.
According to Article (32) of UAE traffic rules, motorists will get a fine of Dhs 800 and 4 black points for using phones while being on roads, which could lead to the driver’s distraction and cause traffic accidents.
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police calls on owners of heavy vehicles, trucks, buses as well as on owners and officials at companies transporting labourers to alert drivers of these types of vehicles to abide by the decision banning their movement during foggy weather and to enhance precautionary measures to avoid traffic accidents, to ensure everyone's safety.
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.
Abu Dhabi Police has issued an awareness video wherein they have advised motorists to halt or slow down at every pedestrian crossings.
Abu Dhabi Police have urged motorists to clear the way for emergency vehicles to ensure that their arrival at accident sites is not delayed. A fine of Dhs3,000, impounding of vehicle and 6 black points will be imposed on the errant motorists.