A comprehensive guide to the traffic fines and black points in Dubai

The following is a comprehensive list of road offenses, traffic fines, and black points as provided by Dubai Police.

S. NoOffenceFine amount (in AED)Black pointsVehicle confiscation period
1Driving in a way that poses danger to driver’s life or lives, and safety of others20002360 days
2Driving in a way that harms public or private properties.Decided by court2360 Days
3Driving under the influence of alcoholby court2360 Days
4Driving under the influence of narcotic, psychotropic or similar substances.Decided by court2460 Days
5Driving a vehicle without number plates30002390 Days
6Driving a heavy vehicle in a way that poses danger to driver’s life or lives and safety of others.3000
7Driving a heavy vehicle in a way that causes harm to public or private properties3000
8Jumping a red signal by heavy vehicles3000
9Heavy vehicle driver causing his or another vehicle to overturn.3000
10Heavy vehicle not abiding by lane discipline.150012
11Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that poses danger to others20006
12Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that causes harm to the road20006
13Heavy vehicle prohibited entry10004
14Falling or leaking of a heavy vehicle’s load.300012
15Not fixing reflective stickers at the back of trucks and transport vehicles500
16Operating industrial, construction and mechanical vehicles and tractors without permission from licensing authority1500
17Failure to raise exhaust pipe in trucks1500
18Not covering trucks’ loads3000
19Failure to abide by loading or unloading regulations in designated areas10004
20Overtaking from a prohibited place by trucks.3000
21Driving a heavy vehicle that does not comply with security and safety standards.20006
22Driving against traffic.60047 days
23Entry from a prohibited place.100087 days
24Driving a noisy vehicle200012
25Driving a vehicle that causes pollution10006
26Driving a vehicle without insurance.50047 days
27Driving an unlicensed vehicle.50047 days
28Driving with a driving license issued by a foreign country except in permitted cases.10004
29Driving a vehicle on a different license40012
30Driving a vehicle with an expired driving license.50047 days
31Driving a vehicle with an expired registration.50047 days
32Driving a vehicle that doesn’t comply with safety and security standards.500
33Driving a vehicle that is unfit for driving.500
34Driving a vehicle with one number plate.400
35Number plates with unclear numbers.400
36Driving below the minimum speed set for the road (if any).4004
37Sudden swerving10004
38Reversing dangerously5004
39Using a hand held mobile phone while driving.8004
40Any other distractions.8004
41Jumping a red signal by light vehicles.10001230 days
42Jumping a red signal by motorbikes.10001230 days
43Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 60km/h20001230 days
44Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 80km/h20001230 days
45Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 60km/h1500615 days
46Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 50km/h1000
47Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 40km/h700
48Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 30km/h600
49Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 30km/h300
50Failure to follow traffic policeman instructions.4004
51Overtaking from hard shoulder.10006
52Entering road dangerously6006
53Overtaking in a prohibited place600
54Running a way from traffic policeman man (light vehicle)8001230 days
55Running away from a traffic policeman by ( heavy vehicle)10001630 days
56Causing death of othersby court2360 days
57Causing a serious accident or injuries.by court2330 days
58Failure of a light vehicle driver to stop after causing a minor accident.500860 days
59Failure of a heavy vehicle driver to stop after causing a minor accident10001660 days
60Allowing children under 10 years old to sit in front seats400
61Failure to provide a child car seat for children under 4 years old.400
62Failure of driver to fasten seatbelt.4004
63Failure of passenger to fasten seatbelt4004
64Failure to leave safety distance4004
65Entering road without making sure it is clear.4004
66Not giving way to emergency, police and public service vehicles or official convoys.3000630 days
67Parking cars in front of fire hydrants.10006
68Parking in spaces designated for people with special needs.10006
69Stopping on the road for no reason.10006
70Stopping on the yellow box.500
71Parking on the left side of the road in prohibited places.1000
72Stopping at pedestrian crossings500
73Parking behind other cars and blocking their way.500
74Taxis which have designated pickup areas stopping in undesignated ones.5004
75Stopping the vehicle on a road junction or curve.500
76Not securing vehicle while parked.500
77Parking in a wrong way.500
78Parking in a way that poses danger to passersby.400
79Parking in a way that interrupts pedestrian movement.400
80parking on pavements400
81Writing phrases or placing stickers on vehicle without permission.500
82Exceeding permitted level of tinting.1500
83Tinting a vehicle not allowed to be tinted.1500
84Not giving way to pedestrians on pedestrian crossings.5006
85Failure to abide by traffic signs and instructions.500
86Littering from vehicle window while driving.10006
87Placing signs on the road in a way that causes harm to the road or interrupts traffic.500
88Modifying engine or chassis without permission.100012
89Rubbernecking and crowding at traffic accidents scenes.100030 days
90Using vehicle for undesignated purpose.3004
91Transporting passengers illegally.30024
92Transporting inflammable or hazardous materials without permission.30002430 days
93Transporting passengers in a vehicle that is not licensed for this purpose.1000460 days
94Exceeding passenger limit by a passenger transport vehicle.5004
95Failure to take road safety measures during vehicle breakdown.5007 days
96Failure of motorcyclist to wear helmet.5004
97Failure of passenger to wear helmet.5004
98Expired tires50047 days
99Failure to use indicators when changing direction or turning.400
100Failure to give priority to vehicles coming from behind or the left side.400
101Failure to get the car tested after carrying out major modification to engine.400
102Failure to get the car tested after carrying out major modification to chassis.400
103Failure of a light vehicle to abide by lane discipline.400
104Poor condition of car lights4006
105Poor condition of indicators.4002
106Poor condition of rear lights.4002
107Failure of pedestrians to abide by traffic signals.400
108Pedestrians’ crossing from undesignated areas.400
109Failure of a school bus driver to activate STOP SIGN or abide by traffic rules.5006
110Driver’s failure to stop when school bus’s STOP SIGN is activated.100010
111Using three-wheel or more leisure bike on the road.300090 days
112Driving on lanes designated for taxis and buses except in permitted cases.400
113Participating in a motorcade without permission except in permitted cases.500415 days
114Changing vehicle color without permission.800
115Towing a car or a boat without permission.1000
116Failure to abide by safety and security standards in towing a car or a boat.1000
117Poor condition of trailer’s rear or side lights.5004
118Absence of trailer’s rear or side lights.5004
119Interrupting traffic in any other way not specified in this table.500
120Turning from undesignated areas.5004
121Turning in a wrong way.5004
122Loading a light vehicle in a way that poses danger to others.5004
123Loading a light vehicle in a way that poses danger to the road.500
124load or protruding load from a light vehicle without permission.5004
125Dropping or spilling load from light vehicles500
126Illegal use of commercial number plates5007 days
127Driving at night without lights.5004
128Driving in a foggy weather without lights.5004
129Driving in a foggy weather in violation of concerned authorities’ instructions.5004
130Using horn or car sound system in a disturbing way.4004
131Driving at residential areas, educational zones, hospitals in a way that endangers others’ lives.400
132Not carrying vehicle registration card.400
133Using driving learning vehicles in prohibited times and areas.400
134Teaching driving in a car that is not labelled as learning vehicle.500
135Teaching driving in a car that is undesignated for this purpose without permission from the licensing authority.500
136Teaching driving without a license.500
137Not carrying Driving Learning permit while training.300
138Failure to hand over driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the first traffic violation.1000
139Failure to hand over driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the second traffic2000
140Failure to hand over driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the third traffic violation.3000

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