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

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

1 Driving dangerously (racing). 2000 12 Both 30
2 Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or similar  substances. Court Decide 24 Both 60
3 Driving a vehicle without number plates. 1000 24 In presence 60
4 Causing death of others. Court Decide 12 In presence 30
5 Not stopping after causing an accident that resulted in injuries. Court Decide 24 Both 60
6 Reckless driving. 2000 12 Both 30
7 Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 60km/hr. 1000 12 Both 30
8 Driving in a way that endangers civilians. 1000 12 Both 30
9 Jumping a red light. 800 8 Both 15
10 Running away from a traffic police officer. 800 12 Both 30
11 Dangerous overtaking by trucks. 800 24 Both 60
12 Causing a car to overturn. Court Decide 8 Both
13 Causing serious injuries. Court Decide 8 In presence
14 Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 60km/hr. 900 6 Both
15 Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 50km/hr. 800 Both
16 Overtaking on the hard shoulder. 600 6 In presence
17 Entering road dangerously. 600 6 Both
18 Causing moderate injury. Court Decide 6 Both
19 Heavy vehicle lane discipline. 600 6 Both
20 Overtaking from a prohibited place. 600 6 In presence
21 Causing serious damage to a vehicle. Court Decide 6 In presence
22 Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 40km/hr. 700 Both
23 Parking in fire hydrant places, spaces allocated for people with special needs and ambulance parking. 1000 4 Both
24 Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 30km/hr. 600 Both
25 Driving against traffic. 400 4 In presence
26 Allowing children under 10 years old to sit in the front seat of a vehicle. 400 4 In presence
27 Failure to fasten seat belt while driving. 400 4 In presence
28 Failure to leave a safe distance. 400 4 Both
29 Failure to follow the directions of the policeman. 400 4 Both
30 30 Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 20km/hr. 500 Both
31 Entering a road without ensuring that it is clear. 400 4 In presence
32 Exceeding permitted level of car window tinting. 500 In presence 30
33 Not giving way to emergency, police and public service vehicles or official convoys. 500 4 Both
34 Driving a heavy vehicle that does not comply with safety and security conditions. 500 In presence 30
35 Failure to stop after causing an accident. 500 6 Both 7
36 Driving a noisy vehicle. 500 Both 30
37 Allowing others to drive a vehicle for which they are unlicensed. 500 In presence
38 Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that may cause danger to others or to the road. 500 6 Both 7
39 Overload or protruding load from a heavy vehicle without permission. 500 6 Both 7
40 Driving a vehicle that causes pollution. 500 Both
41 Stopping on the road for no reason. 500 4 In presence
42 Stopping on a yellow box. 500 Both
43 Not giving pedestrians way on  pedestrian crossings. 500 6 Both
44 Failure to abide by traffic signs and directions. 500 Both
45 Throwing waste from vehicles onto roads. 500 4 Both
46 Refusing to give traffic police name and address when required. 500 In presence
47 Stopping vehicle on the left side of the road in prohibited places. 500 Both
48 Stopping vehicle on pedestrian crossing. 500 Both
49 Teaching driving in a training vehicle that does not bear a learning sign. 500 Both
50 Teaching driving in a non training vehicle without  permission from licensing authority. 500 In presence
51 Placing marks on the road that may damage the road or block traffic. 500 Both
52 Operating industrial, construction and mechanical vehicles and  tractors  without permission from licensing authority. 500 In presence 7
53 Modifying vehicle’s engine without permission. 400 In presence
54 Modifying vehicle’s chases without permission. 400 In presence
55 Changing vehicle’s color without permission. 400 In presence
56 Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 10km/hr. 400 Both
57 Driving with a driving license issued by a foreign country except  in permitted cases. 400 In presence
58 Violating the terms of the driving license. 300 In presence
59 Parking behind vehicles and blocking their movement. 300 Both
60 Towing a vehicle or a boat with an unprepared vehicle. 300 In presence
61 Driving a vehicle that omits gases or fumes with substances  exceeding permitted rates. 300 Both
62 Leaving a vehicle on the road with its engine running. 300 Both
63 No lights on the back or sides of trailer container. 200 Both
64 Lights on the back or sides of container not working. 200 Both
65 Taxis, which have designated pickup areas, stopping in  designated places. 200 4 Both
66 Prohibited entry. 200 4 Both
67 Blocking traffic. 200 Both
68 Vehicle unfit for driving. 200 Both 7
69 Driving a light vehicle that does not comply with safety and  security conditions. 200 Both 7
70 Not lifting exhaust of trucks. 200 Both 7
71 Not covering loads of trucks. 3000 Both 7
72 Using vehicle for purposes other than designated. 200 4 In presence 7
73 Heavy vehicle prohibited entry. 200 4 Both 7
74 Violating loading or unloading regulations in parking. 200 4 In presence 7
75 Carrying and transporting passengers illegally. 200 4 In presence 7
76 Writing phrases or placing stickers on vehicle without permission. 200 Both
77 Not taking road safety measures during vehicle breakdowns. 200 Both
78 Turning at designated points. 200 4 Both
79 Turning the wrong way. 200 4 Both
80 Loading a light vehicle in a way that may pose a danger to others  or to the road. 200 3 Both 7
81 Overload or protruding load on light vehicles without permission. 200 3 In presence 7
82 Stopping vehicle without keeping the distance specified by the law from a curve or junction. 200 Both
83 Transporting passengers by vehicle designated for this purpose. 200 4 In presence
84 Sudden swerve. 200 4 In presence
85 Driving a taxi without required license. 200 4 In presence
86 Carrying passengers in driving training vehicle. 200 4 In presence
87 Driving a taxi with an expired warranty. 200 In presence
88 Reversing dangerously. 200 Both
89 Taxi refusing to carry passengers. 200 4 Both
90 Falling or leaking load. 3000 12 Both 30
91 Not securing vehicle while parked. 200 Both
92 Parking in prohibited places. 200 2 In presence
93 Parking in loading and offloading areas without need. 200 In presence
94 Parking on road shoulder except in cases of emergency. 200 In presence
95 Using multicolored lights. 200 Both
96 Not wearing helmet while driving motorbike. 200 4 Both
97 Exceeding passenger limit. 200 3 In presence
98 Driving with tires in poor condition. 200 In presence 7
99 Driving with an expired driving license. 200 3 In presence
100 Not renewing vehicle registration after expiry. 400 In presence
101 Driving unlicensed vehicle. 200 In presence 7
102 Violation of laws of using commercial number plates. 200 In presence
103 Not fixing number plates in designated places. 200 2 In presence
104 Driving with one number plate. 200 2 In presence
105 Driving at night or in foggy weather without lights. 200 4 In presence
106 Using un-matching number plates for trailers and containers. 200 Both
107 Not fixing reflective stickers at the back of trucks and heavy vehicles. 200 Both
108 Not using indicators when changing direction or turning. 200 3 In presence
109 Not giving way for vehicles to pass on the left. 200 Both
110 Not giving way to vehicles coming from the left where required. 200 Both
111 Stopping a vehicle in a way that may pose danger or block traffic. 200 3 Both
112 Failure to have vehicle examined after carrying out major modification to engine or body. 200 In presence 7
113 Using training vehicles outside of timings specified by licensing authority. 200 In presence
114 Using training vehicles in places not designated by licensing. 200 Both
115 Overtaking from the right. 200 4 Both
116 Overtaking in a wrong way. 200 3 In presence
117 Driving an unlicensed vehicle. 200 In presence 7
118 Abuse of parking space. 200 3 Both
119 Number plates with unclear numbers. 200 3 Both
120 Violating tariff. 200 6 Both
121 Light vehicle lane discipline. 200 2 Both
122 Parking vehicles on pavement. 200 3 Both
123 Not showing vehicle registration card when required. 200 In presence
123 Not showing driving license when required. 200 In presence
125 Not fixing taxi sign where required. 200 Both
126 Not fixing a sign indicating licensed overload. 200 3 In presence
127 Using interior lights for no reason while driving. 100 In presence
128 Failure to abide by specified color for taxis or training cars. 200 In presence
129 Failure to display tariff of buses or taxis or not showing them  when required. 200 In presence
130 Broken lights. 200 6 In presence
131 Using horn in prohibited areas. 200 2 In presence
132 Driving below minimum speed limit. 200 Both
133 Failure to keep taxis and buses clean inside and outside. 200 In presence
134 Smoking inside taxis and buses. 200 Both
135 Using hand-held mobile phone while driving. 200 4 In presence
136 Not abiding by taxi drivers obligatory uniform or not keeping it in good condition. 100 In presence
137 Calling on passengers in the presence of signs. 100 Both
138 Not displaying truck’s load on both sides. 100 Both
139 Not carrying driving license while driving. 100 In presence
140 Not carrying vehicle registration card while driving. 100 In presence
141 Driving without spectacles or contact lenses. 100 In presence
142 Not using interior light in buses at night. 100 In presence
143 Broken indicator lights. 100 2 In presence
144 Using horn in a disturbing way. 100 2 In presence
145 Having no red light at the back of vehicle. 100 Both
146 Opening left door of taxi. 100 3 In presence
147 Pedestrians crossing from designated places (If any existed). 200 In presence

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

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