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Don't overload vehicles, warns UAE authority

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Filed on November 11, 2019
 traffic violation, fine, uae traffic fines, UAE traffic

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The authority urged motorists to follow safety rules while loading their vehicles.

The Federal Transport Authority, FTA, has warned motorists against overloading vehicles and speeding which may lead to accidents.

In a tweet, FTA said: "Not following the scheduled load and not reducing speed when turning can make you lose control of the vehicle due to overloading. Therefore, #FTA recommends that you abide by the safety rules at all times. Avoid overloading."

The department also urged motorists to follow safety rules while loading their vehicles.

Violation could lead to fine up to Dh500 along with 4 black points for overloading in light vehicles.

 More fine details:

 Description  Fine amount  Black points 
Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that poses danger to others  Dh2,000  6
Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that causes harm to the road  Dh2,000  6
Failure to abide by loading or unloading regulations in designated areas Dh1,000   4
Loading a light vehicle in a way that poses danger to others.  Dh500  4
Loading a light vehicle in a way that poses danger to the road.  Dh500  
     

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