List of Traffic Violations and fines in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah

United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dubai, Traffic Intersection seen from Burj Khalifa

Traffic Violation in the Major cities of United Arab Emirates, The Traffic Rules in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah are same as that is in United Arab Emirates Transportation Rules. There are about 147 kinds of fines and imprisonment, Dubai Police can enforce a large number of Dubai fines upon violation of the traffic rules. Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah are the top largest cities and the police department follows the same rules in the particular cities. On the roads have installed number of speed cameras by traffic police to catch the vehicles speed and there are many Hi-tech equipment to measure the traffic violation to fine the victims.

The Particular cities Traffic Police Department are handling and improving their systems on Traffic inflow and number of violations each year. Some traffic Cars and Bikes (Super cars and Bikes) are faster to chase the victim’s vehicles, if you are victim of Violation can check the fine details, Status and Option to pay through online. It is better to know the basic rules and regulation of Traffic System before you drive in the cities of Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. The Fines are varies depending on Violations that made by victim. As per the traffic rules of United Arab Emirates it’s significant to authorize all the fine bills before renew vehicle registration. Sahrjah Traffic Fines, Dubai Traffic Fines and Sharjah Traffic Fines and Violations are same, just except the traffic signals. Read the below Traffic Fine list to understand the Traffic rules of UAE.

The Following Traffic Violation and Fines list of Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi and these rules applies all over in UAE.



Fine (Dinar)

Black Points

In presence  / In Absents

Vehicle confiscated / Days

1Driving dangerously (racing).200012Both30
2Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or similar  substances.Court Decide24Both60
3Driving a vehicle without number plates.100024In presence60
4Causing death of others.Court Decide12In presence30
5Not stopping after causing an accident that resulted in injuries.Court Decide24Both60
6Reckless driving.200012Both30
7Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 60km/hr.100012Both30
8Driving in a way that endangers civilians.100012Both30
9Jumping a red light.8008Both15
10Running away from a traffic police officer.80012Both30
11Dangerous overtaking by trucks.80024Both60
12Causing a car to overturn.Court Decide8Both
13Causing serious injuries.Court Decide8In presence
14Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 60km/hr.9006Both
15Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 50km/hr.800Both
16Overtaking on the hard shoulder.6006In presence
17Entering road dangerously.6006Both
18Causing moderate injury.Court Decide6Both
19Heavy vehicle lane discipline.6006Both
20Overtaking from a prohibited place.6006In presence
21Causing serious damage to a vehicle.Court Decide6In presence
22Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 40km/hr.700Both
23Parking in fire hydrant places, spaces allocated for people with special needs and ambulance parking.10004Both
24Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 30km/hr.600Both
25Driving against traffic.4004In presence
26Allowing children under 10 years old to sit in the front seat of a vehicle.4004In presence
27Failure to fasten seat belt while driving.4004In presence
28Failure to leave a safe distance.4004Both
29Failure to follow the directions of the policeman.4004Both
3030 Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 20km/hr.500Both
31Entering a road without ensuring that it is clear.4004In presence
32Exceeding permitted level of car window tinting.500In presence30
33Not giving way to emergency, police and public service vehicles or official convoys.5004Both
34Driving a heavy vehicle that does not comply with safety and security conditions.500In presence30
35Failure to stop after causing an accident.5006Both7
36Driving a noisy vehicle.500Both30
37Allowing others to drive a vehicle for which they are unlicensed.500In presence
38Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that may cause danger to others or to the road.5006Both7
39Overload or protruding load from a heavy vehicle without permission.5006Both7
40Driving a vehicle that causes pollution.500Both
41Stopping on the road for no reason.5004In presence
42Stopping on a yellow box.500Both
43Not giving pedestrians way on  pedestrian crossings.5006Both
44Failure to abide by traffic signs and directions.500Both
45Throwing waste from vehicles onto roads.5004Both
46Refusing to give traffic police name and address when required.500In presence
47Stopping vehicle on the left side of the road in prohibited places.500Both
48Stopping vehicle on pedestrian crossing.500Both
49Teaching driving in a training vehicle that does not bear a learning sign.500Both
50Teaching driving in a non training vehicle without  permission from licensing authority.500In presence
51Placing marks on the road that may damage the road or block traffic.500Both
52Operating industrial, construction and mechanical vehicles and  tractors  without permission from licensing authority.500In presence7
53Modifying vehicle’s engine without permission.400In presence
54Modifying vehicle’s chases without permission.400In presence
55Changing vehicle’s color without permission.400In presence
56Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 10km/hr.400Both
57Driving with a driving license issued by a foreign country except  in permitted cases.400In presence
58Violating the terms of the driving license.300In presence
59Parking behind vehicles and blocking their movement.300Both
60Towing a vehicle or a boat with an unprepared vehicle.300In presence
61Driving a vehicle that omits gases or fumes with substances  exceeding permitted rates.300Both
62Leaving a vehicle on the road with its engine running.300Both
63No lights on the back or sides of trailer container.200Both
64Lights on the back or sides of container not working.200Both
65Taxis, which have designated pickup areas, stopping in  designated places.2004Both
66Prohibited entry.2004Both
67Blocking traffic.200Both
68Vehicle unfit for driving.200Both7
69Driving a light vehicle that does not comply with safety and  security conditions.200Both7
70Not lifting exhaust of trucks.200Both7
71Not covering loads of trucks.3000Both7
72Using vehicle for purposes other than designated.2004In presence7
73Heavy vehicle prohibited entry.2004Both7
74Violating loading or unloading regulations in parking.2004In presence7
75Carrying and transporting passengers illegally.2004In presence7
76Writing phrases or placing stickers on vehicle without permission.200Both
77Not taking road safety measures during vehicle breakdowns.200Both
78Turning at designated points.2004Both
79Turning the wrong way.2004Both
80Loading a light vehicle in a way that may pose a danger to others  or to the road.2003Both7
81Overload or protruding load on light vehicles without permission.2003In presence7
82Stopping vehicle without keeping the distance specified by the law from a curve or junction.200Both
83Transporting passengers by vehicle designated for this purpose.2004In presence
84Sudden swerve.2004In presence
85Driving a taxi without required license.2004In presence
86Carrying passengers in driving training vehicle.2004In presence
87Driving a taxi with an expired warranty.200In presence
88Reversing dangerously.200Both
89Taxi refusing to carry passengers.2004Both
90Falling or leaking load.300012Both30
91Not securing vehicle while parked.200Both
92Parking in prohibited places.2002In presence
93Parking in loading and offloading areas without need.200In presence
94Parking on road shoulder except in cases of emergency.200In presence
95Using multicolored lights.200Both
96Not wearing helmet while driving motorbike.2004Both
97Exceeding passenger limit.2003In presence
98Driving with tires in poor condition.200In presence7
99Driving with an expired driving license.2003In presence
100Not renewing vehicle registration after expiry.400In presence
101Driving unlicensed vehicle.200In presence7
102Violation of laws of using commercial number plates.200In presence
103Not fixing number plates in designated places.2002In presence
104Driving with one number plate.2002In presence
105Driving at night or in foggy weather without lights.2004In presence
106Using un-matching number plates for trailers and containers.200Both
107Not fixing reflective stickers at the back of trucks and heavy vehicles.200Both
108Not using indicators when changing direction or turning.2003In presence
109Not giving way for vehicles to pass on the left.200Both
110Not giving way to vehicles coming from the left where required.200Both
111Stopping a vehicle in a way that may pose danger or block traffic.2003Both
112Failure to have vehicle examined after carrying out major modification to engine or body.200In presence7
113Using training vehicles outside of timings specified by licensing authority.200In presence
114Using training vehicles in places not designated by licensing.200Both
115Overtaking from the right.2004Both
116Overtaking in a wrong way.2003In presence
117Driving an unlicensed vehicle.200In presence7
118Abuse of parking space.2003Both
119Number plates with unclear numbers.2003Both
120Violating tariff.2006Both
121Light vehicle lane discipline.2002Both
122Parking vehicles on pavement.2003Both
123Not showing vehicle registration card when required.200In presence
123Not showing driving license when required.200In presence
125Not fixing taxi sign where required.200Both
126Not fixing a sign indicating licensed overload.2003In presence
127Using interior lights for no reason while driving.100In presence
128Failure to abide by specified color for taxis or training cars.200In presence
129Failure to display tariff of buses or taxis or not showing them  when required.200In presence
130Broken lights.2006In presence
131Using horn in prohibited areas.2002In presence
132Driving below minimum speed limit.200Both
133Failure to keep taxis and buses clean inside and outside.200In presence
134Smoking inside taxis and buses.200Both
135Using hand-held mobile phone while driving.2004In presence
136Not abiding by taxi drivers obligatory uniform or not keeping it in good condition.100In presence
137Calling on passengers in the presence of signs.100Both
138Not displaying truck’s load on both sides.100Both
139Not carrying driving license while driving.100In presence
140Not carrying vehicle registration card while driving.100In presence
141Driving without spectacles or contact lenses.100In presence
142Not using interior light in buses at night.100In presence
143Broken indicator lights.1002In presence
144Using horn in a disturbing way.1002In presence
145Having no red light at the back of vehicle.100Both
146Opening left door of taxi.1003In presence
147Pedestrians crossing from designated places (If any existed).200In presence

Above list is the latest Traffic Violation Rules of Government of United Arab Emirates.

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