As many as 557,430 motorists benefited from the Dubai Police traffic fines discount initiative over the last year, it was announced today.
A total of Dh546,970,930 was saved by these motorists who availed of this initiative, the police added. On average, a motorist saved Dh981.24 because of the initiative.
Additionally, traffic deaths during the period went down by 16 per cent, while major injuries saw a 38 per cent decline.
Of the beneficiaries, 114,769 were males, and 444,661 were females.
On February 7, 2019, the Dubai Police launched the first-of-its-type initiative, according to which motorists who did not commit any violations for three months could get a 25 per cent discount on their fines. No violations for six months would entitle them to a 50 per cent discount. Keep driving well for nine months and you could get a 75 per cent discount and 100 per cent discount if you didn't commit any violation in a year.
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