Video: UAE police share accident footage caused by old tyres; warn of Dh500 fine

Web Report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on June 5, 2021 | Last updated on June 6, 2021 at 05.12 am

The offence would also result in four black points for the owner and a week-long impoundment of the vehicle.

Abu Dhabi Police have reminded motorists of the dangers of driving with unfit tyres.

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In a social media post, police reminded the public that driving with damaged or worn-out tyres carried a fine of Dh500 as well as four black points and the impoundment of the vehicle for one week.

Police released video of vehicles spinning out on high-speed roads after their unfit tyres burst.

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They urged drivers to check their tyres to ensure they are safe and undamaged, to avoid accidents during summer resulting from high temperatures.

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