The decision — which is part of the UAE’s 50th National Day Celebrations — also includes traffic penalty points and the value of impounded vehicles and excludes serious violations.
Police warned motorists to stop when they see the “stop” signs of school buses or face a fine of Dhs1,000 and ten black points. Also, school bus drivers who fail to open the stop sign while dropping off students will be slapped with an Dhs500 fine and six black points.
The violation of not giving away to pedestrian on pedestrian crossing attracts a fine of Dhs500 and 6 points.
The traffic management in the UAE is a world-class. The kind of training a new motorist gets here for the licence is superb and of a very high standard. A very scientific and exhaustive training method is provided by driving schools to make sure a driver becomes perfect in his skill and approach.
The Abu Dhabi Police urged parents to be aware of the major risks posed by placing their children on their laps while driving, highlighting its keenness to promote the culture of traffic and raise awareness of relevant preventive measures and how to safely seat children in vehicles.
Dubai Police confiscated vehicles for violating traffic laws such as heavily modifying cars with power boosters to increase the engine speed, and causing nuisance and disturbance to residents.
The UAE Public Prosecution obligated two Emiratis convicted in various traffic cases to perform community service in the city of Kalba, based on the judgment issued against them by the Kalba Court of First Instance.
The Abu Dhabi Police called on motorists and passengers to use the seat belt, in order to preserve the safety of everyone, as part of its efforts to enhance traffic safety.
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 Federal Authority for Identity and citizenship, Customs and Ports Security (ICP) identified 7 violations, with fines ranging from Dhs500 to Dhs10,000, for violators of the national system for electronically tracking trucks and shipments .