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List of recent traffic fine discounts announced in UAE

Filed on February 3, 2020 | Last updated on February 3, 2020 at 08.59 pm
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Ajman's move followed a recent string of traffic discount initiatives implemented by authorities in other emirates.

 Ajman is extending a 50 per cent discount on all traffic fines, and it is set to take effect from February 16.

The discount, which was announced by Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, will be applicable to fines incurred before January 31. Traffic points and impoundments shall also be cancelled.

Major-General Shaikh Sultan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of the Ajman Police, said the offer will run for a month. "It was rolled out in celebration of the police's recognition as a platinum leadership awardee, as well as 16 other honours the group had received," he added.

Ajman's move followed a recent string of traffic discount initiatives implemented by authorities in other emirates, with the main goal of boosting happiness among residents and encouraging motorists to settle their fines as soon as they can.

Abu Dhabi

>>All traffic fines registered before December 22, 2019, would be eligible for a 50% discount if the fines were paid off within three months. Black points and vehicle impoundment fees would also be cancelled.

>>A 35% discount on all traffic fines was applied if drivers paid within 60 days from the date of the violation registration.

>>Under the 'Early Payment' scheme, which took effect from December 22, drivers could avail of a 25% discount if they paid after 60 days. This discount could remain applicable for one full year, but with no discount on late payment or vehicle impoundment fines.

Dubai

>>Police offered a discount of up to 100% to drivers on existing fines, starting February 7, 2019

>>Drivers were given discounts depending on how long they could steer clear of violations

>>Those who followed traffic rules for 3 months were given 25% off their fines, and those who went six months were given 50%.

>>Motorists who were free of any violation for 9 months were given 75% off their fines

>>Drivers who managed to complete a full year without a traffic violation are given 100% discount of their existing traffic fines

Sharjah

>>50% discount on traffic fines and black points cancellation

>>Announced on October 22, 2019

>>Ran until January 31

Fujairah

>>50% discount on fines to mark the 48th UAE National Day

>>Took effect on December 2, 2019

>>Ended on February 2

>>Discounted fines could be paid out over 2 months, and black points or fines for vehicle impoundment were cancelled

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