Dubai Police impound 132 vehicles, fine motorists during UAE National Day celebrations

Black points were also issued to violators who modified car colours, littered, or posed danger to themselves and others


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Published: Wed 7 Dec 2022, 3:05 PM

Last updated: Wed 7 Dec 2022, 6:02 PM

The Dubai Police has impounded 132 vehicles and fined their motorists for violating traffic rules during the UAE's 51st National Day celebrations.

Black points were also imposed against the violators who caused disturbance, modified their vehicles' colour, covered their vehicles with stickers without a permit, littered from their cars, and posed danger to themselves and others by driving recklessly.

Brigadier Juma Salem bin Suwaidan, Acting Director of the General Department of Traffic at Dubai Police, said that the traffic patrols fined 4,697 motorists and impounded 72 vehicles in Bur Dubai and 60 others in Deira for violating traffic rules and regulations during the UAE's 51st National Day 3-day celebrations.

He pointed out that most of the violations were recorded in Bur Dubai area, explaining that the General Department of Traffic had had intensified traffic patrols across various internal and external areas of the emirate to prevent traffic jams, control negative behaviour of some drivers, and maintain road safety, especially during the holiday weekend.

He also revealed that this year witnessed a significant improvement in the traffic situation during the National Day celebrations, indicating the excellent cooperation of road users with police personnel.


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