Abu Dhabi police have warned that playing excessively loud music from your car will not just irritate other road users….
You will also incur fines and black points, say Abu Dhabi Police.
Motorists who do not take others into consideration by play blazing music will be charged under the Federal Traffic Law with a Dh400 fine and four black points!
UAE Drivers Take Note
UAE drivers have been cautioned against using a vehicle in a manner which causes disruption to others.
Police have now urged residents to report any such types of incidents to the police hotline.
The purpose of this new rule is to ensure that people living in residential areas are not affected by loud disruptions in the middle of the night. It’s also to safeguard peace and quiet among residents.
Abu Dhabi Police said in a statement:
“Drivers should refrain from using the car horn excessively, especially near hospitals and schools, and not use it to intimidate other drivers as this can lead to the confusion of motorists and cause traffic accidents”
Zero Tolerance Policy
The UAE has a zero-tolerance policy for reckless driving and have puts steps in place to take legal action against street racing.
Driving recklessly will incur quite a hefty penalty of a Dh2,000 fine, 23 black points on their traffic file. Their vehicle will also be impounded for 60 days. Modifying a vehicle’s engine or chassis without appropriate approval will get you a Dh1,000 fine and 12 black points. The vehicle will also be impounded for 30 days.
The traffic court can also enforce community service as a form of punishment, such as cleaning public streets.
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