50% traffic fine discount scheme extended by 3 months in Abu Dhabi

50%, traffic fine, discount, scheme, extended, 3 months, UAE

All black points and vehicle impoundment due before the same date will also be cancelled.

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Ismail Sebugwaawo

Published: Sat 21 Mar 2020, 11:00 PM

Last updated: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 10:19 AM

The 50 per cent discount on traffic fines in Abu Dhabi has been extended for another three months and will now end on June 22, police announced on Saturday.
The Abu Dhabi Police said the discount applies to all traffic violations registered before December 22, 2019, except those categorised as 'dangerous', provided the fines are paid off within three months.
All black points and vehicle impoundments due before the same date will also be cancelled.
The scheme, which was initially launched in December last year, was to end on March 22 this year. Police had also offered a 35 per cent discount to those who cleared their fines within 60 days and a 25 per cent discount to those who settled them after 60 days.
Police have emphasised their continued commitment in motivating community members to adhere to laws and regulations, alleviate their burdens, and enable them clear their legal status by settling traffic fines at a discount.

The Abu Dhabi Police said the traffic fines can be paid online using credit cards or through installments within a period of one year using the smart app that can be downloaded on smart phones and this is in coordination with various banks.
The service aims to make it easier for drivers and vehicle owners to pay traffic fines easily to promote happiness and positive values among customers.
All drivers have been urged to strictly observe traffic rules, shun violations and avail of the discount and early payment scheme.

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