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Latest list of traffic violations and fines in Dubai

Web Team/Dubai
Filed on January 31, 2017
Latest list of traffic violations and fines in Dubai
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Khaleej Times brings you the latest list of fines for traffic violations in Dubai.

Caught for traffic violations? Here's a motorist's guide to traffic fines and violations in Dubai.

 

Description

Fines amounts

Black Points

Vehicle Confiscation Period

1

Driving dangerously (racing)

2000

12

30 Days

2

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or similar   substances

Decided by court

24

60 Days

3

Driving a vehicle without number plates

1000

24

60 Days

4

Causing death of others

Decided by court

12

30 Days

5

Not stopping after causing an accident that resulted in   injuries

Decided by court

24

60 Days

6

Reckless driving

2000

12

30 Days

7

Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 60km/h

1000

12

30 Days

8

Driving in a way that is dangerous to the public

1000

12

30 Days

9

Jumping a red light

800

8

15 Days

10

Running away from a traffic policeman

800

12

30 Days

11

Dangerous overtaking by trucks

800

24

60 Days

12

Causing a car to overturn

Decided by court

8

-

13

Causing serious injuries

Decided by court

8

-

14

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 60km/h

900

6

-

15

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 50km/h

800

-

-

16

Overtaking on the hard shoulder

600

6

-

17

Entering road dangerously

600

6

-

18

Causing moderate injury

Decided by court

6

-

19

Heavy vehicle lane discipline

600

6

-

20

Overtaking from a prohibited place

600

6

-

21

Causing serious damage to a vehicle

Decided by court

6

-

22

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 40km/h

700

-

-

23

Parking in fire hydrant places, spaces allocated for people   with special needs and ambulance parking

1000

4

-

24

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 30km/h

600

-

-

25

Driving against traffic

400

4

-

26

Allowing children under 10 years old to sit in the front seat   of a vehicle

400

4

-

27

Failure to fasten seat belt while driving

400

4

-

28

Failure to leave a safe distance

400

4

-

29

Failure to follow the directions of a traffic policeman

400

-

-

30

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 20km/h

500

-

-

31

Entering a road without ensuring that it is clear

400

4

-

32

Exceeding permitted level of car window tinting

500

-

30 Days

33

Not giving way to emergency, police and public service   vehicles or official convoys

500

4

-

34

Driving a heavy vehicle that does not comply with safety and   security conditions

500

-

30 Days

35

Failure to stop after causing an accident

500

-

-

36

Driving a noisy vehicle

500

-

30 Days

37

Allowing others to drive a vehicle for which they are   unlicensed

500

-

-

38

Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that may pose danger to   others or to the road

500

6

7 Days

39

Overload or protruding load from a heavy vehicle without   permission

500

6

 7 Days

40

Driving a vehicle that causes pollution

500

-

-

41

Stopping on the road for no reason

500

4

-

42

Stopping on a yellow box

500

-

-

43

Not giving pedestrians way on pedestrian crossings

500

6

-

44

Failure to abide by traffic signs and directions

500

-

-

45

Throwing waste from vehicles onto roads

500

4

-

46

Refusing to give traffic police name and address when required

500

-

-

47

Stopping vehicle on the left side of the road in prohibited   places

500

-

-

48

Stopping vehicle on pedestrian crossing

500

-

-

49

Teaching driving in a training vehicle that does not bear a   learning sign

500

-

-

50

Teaching driving in a non-training vehicle without permission   from licensing authority

500

-

-

51

Placing marks on the road that may damage the road or block   traffic

500

-

-

52

Operating industrial, construction and mechanical vehicles and   tractors without permission from licensing authority

500

-

7 Days

53

Modifying vehicle's engine without permission

400

-

-

54

Modifying vehicle's chasses without permission

400

-

-

55

Changing vehicle's color without permission

400

-

-

56

Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 10km/h

400

-

-

57

Driving with a driving license issued by a foreign country   except in permitted cases

400

-

-

58

Violating the terms of the driving license

300

-

-

59

Parking behind vehicles and blocking their movement

300

-

-

60

Towing a vehicle or a boat with an unprepared vehicle

300

-

-

61

Driving a vehicle that omits gases or fumes with substances   exceeding permitted rates

300

-

-

62

Leaving a vehicle on the road with its engine running

300

-

-

63

No lights on the back or sides of trailer container

200

-

-

64

Lights on the back or sides of container not working

200

-

-

65

Taxis, which have designated pickup areas, stopping in   undesignated places

200

4

-

66

Prohibited entry

200

4

-

67

Blocking traffic

200

-

-

68

Vehicle unfit for driving

200

-

7 Days

69

Driving a light vehicle that does not comply with safety and   security conditions

200

-

7 Days

70

Not lifting exhaust of trucks

200

-

7 Days

71

Not covering loads of trucks

3000

-

7 Days

72

Using vehicle for purposes other than designated

200

4

7 Days

73

Heavy vehicle prohibited entry

200

4

7 Days

74

Violating loading or unloading regulations in parking

200

4

 7 Days

75

Carrying and transporting passengers illegally

200

4

7 Days

76

Writing phrases or placing stickers on vehicle without   permission

200

-

-

77

Not taking road safety measures during vehicle breakdowns

200

-

-

78

Turning at undesignated points

200

4

-

79

Turning the wrong way

200

4

-

80

Loading a light vehicle in a way that may pose a danger to   others or to the road

200

3

7 Days

81

Overload or protruding load on light vehicles without   permission

200

3

7 Days

82

Stopping vehicle without keeping the distance specified by the   law from a curve or junction

200

-

-

83

Transporting passengers by vehicle undesignated for this   purpose

200

4

-

84

Sudden swerve

200

4

-

85

Driving a taxi without required license

200

4

-

86

Carrying passengers in driving training vehicle

200

4

-

87

Driving a taxi with an expired warranty

200

-

-

88

Reversing dangerously

200

-

-

89

Taxi refusing to carry passengers

200

4

-

90

Falling or leaking load

3000

12

30 Days

91

Not securing vehicle while parked

200

-

-

92

Parking in prohibited places

200

2

-

93

Parking in loading and offloading areas without need

200

-

-

94

Parking on road shoulder except in cases of emergency

200

-

-

95

Using multi-colored lights

200

-

-

96

Not wearing helmet while driving motorbike

200

4

-

97

Exceeding passenger limit

200

3

-

98

Driving with tires in poor condition

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200

-

7 Days

99

Driving with an expired driving license

200

3

-

100

Not renewing vehicle registration after expiry

400

-

-

101

Driving unlicensed vehicle

200

-

7 Days

102

Violation of laws of using commercial number plates

200

-

-

103

Not fixing number plates in designated places

200

2

-

104

Driving with one number plate

200

2

-

105

Driving at night or in foggy weather without lights

200

4

-

106

Using not matching number plates for trailer and container

200

-

-

107

Not fixing reflective stickers at the back of trucks and heavy   vehicles

200

-

-

108

Not using indicators when changing direction or turning

200

3

-

109

Not giving way for vehicles to pass on the left

200

-

-

110

Not giving way to vehicles coming from the left where required

200

-

-

111

Stopping a vehicle in a way that may pose danger or block   traffic

200

3

-

112

Failure to have vehicle examined after carrying out major   modification to engine or body

200

-

7 Days

113

Using training vehicles outside of timings specified by   licensing authority

200

-

-

114

Using training vehicles in places not designated by licensing   authority

200

-

-

115

Overtaking from the right

200

4

-

116

Overtaking in a wrong way

200

3

-

117

Driving an unlicensed vehicle

200

-

7 Days

118

Abuse of parking space

200

3

-

119

Number plates with unclear numbers

200

3

-

120

Violating tariff

200

6

-

121

Light vehicle lane discipline

200

2

-

122

Parking vehicles on pavement

200

3

-

123

Not showing vehicle registration card when required

200

-

-

124

Not showing driving license when required

200

-

-

125

Not fixing taxi sign where required

200

-

-

126

Not fixing a sign indicating licensed overload

200

3

-

127

Using interior lights for no reason while driving

100

-

-

128

Failure to abide by specified color for taxis or training cars

200

-

-

129

Failure to display tariff of buses or taxis or not showing   them when required

200

-

-

130

Broken lights

200

6

-

131

Using horn in prohibited areas

200

2

-

132

Driving below minimum speed limit

200

-

-

133

Failure to keep taxis and buses clean inside and outside

200

-

-

134

Smoking inside taxis and buses

200

-

-

135

Using hand-held mobile phone while driving

200

4

-

136

Not abiding by taxi drivers obligatory uniform or not keeping   it in good condition

100

-

-

137

Calling on passengers in the presence of signs

100

-

-

138

Not displaying truck's load on both sides

100

-

-

139

Not carrying driving license while driving

100

-

-

140

Not carrying vehicle registration card while driving

100

-

-

141

Driving without spectacles or contact lenses

100

-

-

142

Not using interior light in buses at night

100

-

-

143

Broken indicator lights

100

2

-

144

Using horn in a disturbing way

100

2

-

145

Having no red light at the back of vehicle

100

-

-

146

Opening left door of taxi

100

3

-

147

Pedestrians crossing from undesignated places (If any existed)

200

-

-

 

 

 

Also read: Step-by-step guide to getting a driving licence in UAE

Frequently asked questions

How do I get to a list of traffic violations?

You log in to "Inquiry and Payment of Traffic Fines" service. To check if there is a violation recorded on the vehicle, select the button indicating "Print a list of violations". The list will be sent to the email registered in the vehicle's traffic file and the same list will be displayed on the screen.

How much does it cost to get a list of traffic violations?

There is no fee if submitted through the service. In case it is requested from any of the service locations, a due fee of Dh5 per vehicle is required.

Requesting help for how to pay fines through Internet, Smartphone.

Customers can call 901 for payment assistance.

How to dispute traffic fines?

You can apply through the e SERVICE (Request for Modifying of Traffic Violations) or visit Deira or Bur Dubai Traffic Department

Fines paid on the Internet, mPay, Smartphone, ENBD and cleared from Traffic System and no confirmation received.

Customer can call 901 for checking the transaction details and he/she should provide Driving License# or Vehicle Plate# or TC (Traffic File#) number.

Where can I dispute a violation?

You can dispute a violation at the police station, where they issued the ticket; or through Traffic Prosecution Office, Deira.

Where can I obtain a radar snapshot?

You can obtain a radar snapshot from the General Department of Traffic, Violation Section. Fees is Dh30.

How are black points calculated? Is it from the violation date or from the payment date?

Black points are calculated from the date of payment of violation and recorded to the licence.

What are the procedures taken to change the color of a vehicle?

You need to bring the vehicle to the General Department of Criminal Investigation (Division of Vehicle Tracking) to be tested. Present the proof of vehicle ownership.

Can I amend my registration data?

Yes, you can, after you log in to your account, choose the item "User Data" and amend your data.

(Info sourced from Dubai Police website)


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