UAE Golden Jubilee: Motorists will be fined for not following car decoration guidelines

Abu Dhabi urge residents to decorate their cars with appropriate decals from November 28 to December 6



by

Ismail Sebugwaawo

Published: Sun 28 Nov 2021, 7:31 PM

Motorists in Abu Dhabi have been told to stick to the December 6 deadline for decorating their vehicles during the UAE's 50th National Day celebrations.

According to a statement issued by the Abu Dhabi Police on Sunday, motorists can decorate their cars with appropriate decals from November 28 to December 6.

"Drivers who do not comply with the specified time frames will be fined," police warned in the statement.

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According to the specifications set out by the force, car decorations must not obstruct the vision of the driver in any form.

The police also specified not to install flagpoles on vehicles, not to blur or cover number plates on the car, and not to change the vehicle's original paint colour.

Police said drivers and passengers should not use confetti sprays, and not overcrowd vehicles.

People have also been warned against sticking their bodies out of windows, or riding on top of vehicle roofs and drivers are also expected not to leave their vehicles.

According to police, the use of camels and horses on public roads is also prohibited.

Police called on the public not to throw waste items, not to leave skid marks on roads, and not to obstruct the flow of traffic and designated taxi and bus stands.

Pedestrians have been urged to use designated crossings to ensure their safety.

Guidelines for motorists to follow:

  • Car decorations must not obstruct vision of driver
  • Do not install flagpoles on your vehicles
  • Do not try to blur or cover number plates
  • Don't change vehicle's original paint colour
  • Drivers and passengers should not use confetti sprays
  • Do not overcrowd vehicles or ride on top of vehicle roof
  • Don't stick bodies out of windows and leave vehicles unattended
  • Use of camels and horses on public roads is prohibited
  • Do not throw waste items on the road, or leave skid marks on roads
  • Don't obstruct the flow of traffic and designated taxi and bus stands

ismail@khaleejtimes.com


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