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|15 February, 2018

Violations that can get your licence suspended in UAE

Know these traffic violations to avoid licence suspension in UAE.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Buildings are seen under construction, along with rush hour traffic as a Dubai Metro train arrives at a station in Dubai.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Buildings are seen under construction, along with rush hour traffic as a Dubai Metro train arrives at a station in Dubai.

REUTERS/ Jumana El-Heloueh

UAE - Have a driving licence in the UAE? If yes, then equipping yourself with traffic rules regulations is in your benefit before you get on the steering wheel. Failure to abide by traffic rules may lead to suspension of your licence or the vehicle could be confiscated.

Let's take a look at some of the offences that could cost you your driving licence:

A driver would be banned from driving any kind of vehicle in UAE for a year if he/she received more than 24 black points. The black points are charged for reckless driving, speeding, non-renewal of vehicle registration, parking fines, etc.

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A person's licence will be suspended if he/she drives the vehicle under the influence of drugs or similar substances.

Here's a motorist's guide to traffic fines and violations that could cancel your driving licence in Dubai:

Driving under the influence of drugs or similar substances.License to be suspended for 1 year from the date of punishment completion
Driving a heavy vehicle dangerously in a way that endangers his or other people's livesLicense to be suspended for 1 year
Driving a heavy vehicle dangerously in a way that endangers his or other people's livesLicense to be suspended for 1 year
Driving a heavy vehicle in a way that harms public or private propertiesLicense to be suspended for 1 year
Heavy vehicle jumping the red lightLicense to be suspended for 1 year
Heavy vehicle causing his or another vehicle to overturnLicense to be suspended for 1 year
Heavy vehicle causing his or another vehicle to overturnLicense to be suspended for 1 year
Heavy vehicle overtaking in areas where it is prohibitedLicense to be suspended for 1 year

Dubai Tram Violations

The drivers in Dubai are advised to be on a constant lookout for pedestrians running to catch the tram.

1.) Causing an accident which may lead to death in this instance can get the driver a fine of up to Dh30,000 along with the withdrawal of the defaulters driving license for a period of up to 1 year.

2.) Injuring a person/pedestrian can also invite a fine of up to Dh15,000 accompanied by the withdrawal of license for up to 6 months.

3.) Driving through the red light, without having caused an accident can impose a of Dh5,000 and suspension of driving license for up to 3 months.

Check out the complete list traffic fines in Dubai:

Salik Penalties

Violation Description

Fine

When you pass through a Salik toll gate with insufficient funds in your Salik account to cover the toll fee and no Salik account recharge has been made within 5 Business Days after the toll trip

Dh50 each time you pass through a Salik toll gate.

There is a maximum of one violation per day

When you pass through a Salik toll gate with no registered Salik tag on your vehicle and no tag is purchased and registered within 10 Business Days after the toll trip

Dh100 the first day time pass,

Dh200 the second time you pass,

Dh400 each subsequent time you pass

There is a maximum of one violation per day

Parking Penalties

Violation Description

Fine

Non-payment of parking tariff, or ticket is not visible

Dh150

Exceeding parking time

Dh100

Exceeding maximum parking hours

Dh 100

Obstruction/Misuse of parking facility

Dh 200

Vehicle crossing the sidewalk or stand on it

Dh200

Use Forbidden parking

Dh200

Park vehicle without plate number

Dh1000

Unauthorized usage of special need parking, or using expired permit, or a permit is not visible clearly

Dh1000

Park vehicle in reserving parking, or not showing a permit

Dh1,000

Car demonstration for sale or rent on a restricted area

Dh1,000

Implement parking umbrella without a permit.

Dh1,000

Harmed or damaged parking, ticket machines or zone plates

Dh1000

Removing parking, ticket machines or zone plates without permit

Dh10000

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