UAE Traffic Fines: The Complete List

Published on : February 20, 2019 9:37 am by Mitesh Zaveri

Driving in UAE is a safe experience. As long as you stay within the law, you should not run into any trouble motoring around the UAE. Dubai Police and the RTA (Roads and Transport Authority) have released a comprehensive list of traffic violations and the penalties attached to them. The UAE traffic fines and violations list is updated for 2019.

SrDescriptionFine AmountBlack PointsVehicle Confiscation Period
1Driving dangerously (racing)20001230 Days
2Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or similar substancesDecided by court2460 Days
3Driving a vehicle without number plates10002460 Days
4Causing death of othersDecided by court1230 Days
5Not stopping after causing an accident that resulted in injuriesDecided by court2460 Days
6Reckless driving20001230 Days
7Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 60km/h10001230 Days
8Driving in a way that is dangerous to the public10001230 Days
9Jumping a red light800815 Days
10Running away from a traffic policeman8001230 Days
11Dangerous overtaking by trucks8002460 Days
12Causing a car to overturnDecided by court8
13Causing serious injuriesDecided by court8
14Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 60km/h9006
15Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 50km/h800
16Overtaking on the hard shoulder6006
17Entering road dangerously6006
18Causing moderate injuryDecided by court6
19Heavy vehicle lane discipline6006
20Overtaking from a prohibited place6006
21Causing serious damage to a vehicleDecided by court6
22Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 40km/h700
23Parking in fire hydrant places, spaces allocated for people   with special needs and ambulance parking10004
24Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 30km/h600
25Driving against traffic4004
26Allowing children under 10 years old to sit in the front seat   of a vehicle4004
27Failure to fasten seat belt while driving4004
28Failure to leave a safe distance4004
29Failure to follow the directions of a traffic policeman400
30Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 20km/h500
31Entering a road without ensuring that it is clear4004
32Exceeding permitted level of car window tinting50030 Days
33Not giving way to emergency, police and public service   vehicles or official convoys5004
34Driving a heavy vehicle that does not comply with safety and   security conditions50030 Days
35Failure to stop after causing an accident500
36Driving a noisy vehicle50030 Days
37Allowing others to drive a vehicle for which they are   unlicensed500
38Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that may pose danger to   others or to the road50067 Days
39Overload or protruding load from a heavy vehicle without   permission50067 Days
40Driving a vehicle that causes pollution500
41Stopping on the road for no reason5004
42Stopping on a yellow box500
43Not giving pedestrians way on pedestrian crossings5006
44Failure to abide by traffic signs and directions500
45Throwing waste from vehicles onto roads5004
46Refusing to give traffic police name and address when required500
47Stopping vehicle on the left side of the road in prohibited   places500
48Stopping vehicle on pedestrian crossing500
49Teaching driving in a training vehicle that does not bear a   learning sign500
50Teaching driving in a non-training vehicle without permission   from licensing authority500
51Placing marks on the road that may damage the road or block   traffic500
52Operating industrial, construction and mechanical vehicles and   tractors without permission from licensing authority5007 Days
53Modifying vehicle’s engine without permission400
54Modifying vehicle’s chasses without permission400
55Changing vehicle’s color without permission400
56Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 10km/h400
57Driving with a driving license issued by a foreign country   except in permitted cases400
58Violating the terms of the driving license300
59Parking behind vehicles and blocking their movement300
60Towing a vehicle or a boat with an unprepared vehicle300
61Driving a vehicle that omits gases or fumes with substances   exceeding permitted rates300
62Leaving a vehicle on the road with its engine running300
63No lights on the back or sides of trailer container200
64Lights on the back or sides of container not working200
65Taxis, which have designated pickup areas, stopping in   undesignated places2004
66Prohibited entry2004
67Blocking traffic200
68Vehicle unfit for driving2007 Days
69Driving a light vehicle that does not comply with safety and   security conditions2007 Days
70Not lifting exhaust of trucks2007 Days
71Not covering loads of trucks30007 Days
72Using vehicle for purposes other than designated20047 Days
73Heavy vehicle prohibited entry20047 Days
74Violating loading or unloading regulations in parking20047 Days
75Carrying and transporting passengers illegally20047 Days
76Writing phrases or placing stickers on vehicle without   permission200
77Not taking road safety measures during vehicle breakdowns200
78Turning at undesignated points2004
79Turning the wrong way2004
80Loading a light vehicle in a way that may pose a danger to   others or to the road20037 Days
81Overload or protruding load on light vehicles without   permission20037 Days
82Stopping vehicle without keeping the distance specified by the   law from a curve or junction200
83Transporting passengers by vehicle undesignated for this   purpose2004
84Sudden swerve2004
85Driving a taxi without required license2004
86Carrying passengers in driving training vehicle2004
87Driving a taxi with an expired warranty200
88Reversing dangerously200
89Taxi refusing to carry passengers2004
90Falling or leaking load30001230 Days
91Not securing vehicle while parked200
92Parking in prohibited places2002
93Parking in loading and offloading areas without need200
94Parking on road shoulder except in cases of emergency200
95Using multi-colored lights200
96Not wearing helmet while driving motorbike2004
97Exceeding passenger limit2003
98Driving with tires in poor condition

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2007 Days
99Driving with an expired driving license2003
100Not renewing vehicle registration after expiry400
101Driving unlicensed vehicle2007 Days
102Violation of laws of using commercial number plates200
103Not fixing number plates in designated places2002
104Driving with one number plate2002
105Driving at night or in foggy weather without lights2004
106Using not matching number plates for trailer and container200
107Not fixing reflective stickers at the back of trucks and heavy   vehicles200
108Not using indicators when changing direction or turning2003
109Not giving way for vehicles to pass on the left200
110Not giving way to vehicles coming from the left where required200
111Stopping a vehicle in a way that may pose danger or block   traffic2003
112Failure to have vehicle examined after carrying out major   modification to engine or body2007 Days
113Using training vehicles outside of timings specified by   licensing authority200
114Using training vehicles in places not designated by licensing   authority200
115Overtaking from the right2004
116Overtaking in a wrong way2003
117Driving an unlicensed vehicle2007 Days
118Abuse of parking space2003
119Number plates with unclear numbers2003
120Violating tariff2006
121Light vehicle lane discipline2002
122Parking vehicles on pavement2003
123Not showing vehicle registration card when required200
124Not showing driving license when required200
125Not fixing taxi sign where required200
126Not fixing a sign indicating licensed overload2003
127Using interior lights for no reason while driving100
128Failure to abide by specified color for taxis or training cars200
129Failure to display tariff of buses or taxis or not showing   them when required200
130Broken lights2006
131Using horn in prohibited areas2002
132Driving below minimum speed limit200
133Failure to keep taxis and buses clean inside and outside200
134Smoking inside taxis and buses200
135Using hand-held mobile phone while driving2004
136Not abiding by taxi drivers obligatory uniform or not keeping   it in good condition100
137Calling on passengers in the presence of signs100
138Not displaying truck’s load on both sides100
139Not carrying driving license while driving100
140Not carrying vehicle registration card while driving100
141Driving without spectacles or contact lenses100
142Not using interior light in buses at night100
143Broken indicator lights1002
144Using horn in a disturbing way1002
145Having no red light at the back of vehicle100
146Opening left door of taxi1003
147Pedestrians crossing from undesignated places (If any existed)200

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