New Traffic Regulations in the UAE

New Traffic Regulations in the UAE



Sl No.ViolationsFine AmountBlack PointsImpound PeriodDuration of License Suspension
Speeding Fines
1Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 80km/hAED 3,0002360 Days
2Exceeding the maximum speed by more than 60km/hAED 2,0001230 Days
3Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 60km/hAED 1,500615 Days
4Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 50km/hAED 1,000
5Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 40km/hAED 700
6Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 30km/hAED 600
7Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 20km/hAED 300
Safety Related Fines
8Driving a vehicle dangerously in a way that endangers his or other people's livesAED 2,0002360 Days
9Drivers caught under the influence of alcoholFine to be decided by court2460 Dayslicense to be suspended for one year starting from the date the driver completes punishment
10Driving under the influence of drugs or similar substancesFine to be decided by court60 Dayslicense to be suspended for one year starting from the date the driver completes punishment
11Lack of child safety seat for children up to four years of ageAED 4004
12Driving a vehicle against trafficAED 60047 Days
13Driving a vehicle at below the minimum speed set for the road (if any)AED 400
14Swerving suddenlyAED 1,0004
15Reversing DangerouslyAED 4004
16Overtaking DangerouslyAED 6006
17Not focusing on driving and being distracted in any wayAED 8004
18Jumping a red light (light vehicle)AED 1,0001230 Days
19Overtaking from the hard shoulderAED 1,0006
20Entering the road dangerouslyAED 6006
21Causing death to somebodyFine to be decided by court2360 Days
22Causing a serious accident or injuriesFine to be decided by court2330 Days
23Allowing a child below 10 years or 145CM height to sit in the front seatAED 400
24Failure to wear seatbelt by driver or by any of passengersAED 400 per person4
25Failure to leave a safe distanceAED 4004
26Entering road without making sure it is clearAED 4004
27Parking vehicles at fire extinguisher hose and areas designated for people
with special needs
AED 1,0006
28Stopping vehicles on road turnsAED 500
29Parking in a way that endangers road users or blocking their wayAED 400
30Failure to take safety precautions when the car breaks downAED 500
31Expired TyresAED 50047 Days
32Failure to use indicators for road directionsAED 400
33Obstructing the traffic in any other way not mentioned in this tableAED 500
34Making a U turn from undesignated areas or in an incorrect mannerAED 5004
35Loading a light vehicle in a way that endagers others or the roadAED 5004
36Overloading a light vehicleAED 5004
37Driving during the night or foggy conditions without turning on the headlightsAED 5004
Discipline Related Fines
38Reckless drivingAED 2,0002360 Days
39Stopping cars on the road and blocking trafficAED 1,000
40Entering prohibited areasAED 1,0004
41Entering with a vehicle into prohibited areasAED 1,00087 Days
42Using the mobile while drivingAED 8004
43Disregarding policeman’s instructionsAED 4004
44Overtaking in prohibited areasAED 600
45Running away from a policemanAED 8001230 Days
46Escaping after a minor accidentAED 50087 Days
47Failure to give priority to emergency , police and protocol vehiclesAED 1,0006
48Stopping in the middle road without valid reasonAED 1,0006
49Stopping in the yellow boxAED 500
50Parking vehicles on the lefthand side of the road in prohibited areasAED 1,000
51Stopping at Zebra crossingsAED 500
52Parking behind other vehicles and blocking their wayAED 500
53Parking in a way without securing the carAED 500
54Parking illegallyAED 500
55Parking on pavementsAED 400
56Writing or posting on the vehicle without a permitAED 500
57Failure to give pedestrians priority at the designated crossingsAED 5006
58Failure to abide by traffic signsAED 500
59Literring from vehicle windows while drivingAED 1,0006
60Using the vehicle for undesignated purposeAED 3004
61Transporting passengers illegallyAED 3,0002430 Days
62Transporting inflammable or dangerous materials without permissionAED 3,0002460 Days
63Transporting passengers in vehicle that is not licensed for passengersAED 1,0004
64Transporting extra passengersAED 50047 Days
65Failure to give priority to cars coming from the back or the lefthand side
AED 400
66Driving on lanes designated for buses or taxisAED 500
67Participating in a motorcade without a permitAED 400
68Participating in a motorcade without a permitAED 500415 Days
69Using a car’s sound system or honking in a way that disturbs othersAED 4004
70Failure to present registration or driving licenseAED 400
71Teaching someone to drive in a car that is not labelled as learning vehicle, or teaching without a licenseAED 500
72Failure to hand over a driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the first traffic violationAED 1,000
73Failure to hand over a driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the second traffic violationAED 2,000
74Failure to hand over a driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the third traffic violationAED 3,000