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Violations and Fines | Abu Dhabi City Guide - Bayt.com

Drivers are advised to conform to traffic rules and regulations and avoid committing traffic offenses that may result, not only in fines, but also in "Black Points" which, if accumulated, can result in a suspension of the driving license or even harsher penalties.

001 Disobeying Traffic Policeman's Instruction.
002 Failing to observe Traffic Signs and Instructions.
003 Absconding from Traffic Policeman.
004 Failing to stop after causing an accident or damage to others.
005 Refusal to give name/address to Traffic Policeman.
006 Obstructing Traffic.
007 Placing Traffic signs on the road which cause damage or obstruction.
008 Stopping vehicle on pedestrian crossing or without consideration of legally specified distance from crossroads on bends.
009 Parking which could endanger pedestrians or impede their movement.
010 Failure to take appropriate action to ensure traffic safety when vehicle breaks down.
011 Attempting to enter a road without making sure it is clear hence causing delays to traffic.
012 Exceeding speed limit (by Radar).
013 Driving at a speed below specified for "minimum speed" for the road.
014 Driving recklessly and causing danger to public.
015 "Jumping" red traffic signals.
016 Performing illegal turning manoeuvre.
017 Driving in opposite direction to traffic flow.
018 Violating "NO ENTRY" sign.
019 Reversing in a dangerous manner.
020 Not giving way to Emergency, Police, Public Service or Official vehicles.
021 Not giving way to vehicle coming from left where required.
022 Not changing lane to allow a following vehicle to overtake from left side.
023 Overtaking on the right or dangerously.
024 Dangerous overtaking by lorry drivers.
025 Overtaking where prohibited.
026 Vehicles entering the road in a dangerous manner.
027 Not keeping safe stopping distance from vehicle ahead.
028 Sudden deviation of vehicle.
029 Not staying in lane when compulsory to do so.
030 Not giving way to pedestrians.
031 Driving heavy goods vehicles in prohibited areas.
032 Not giving signals when turning or changing direction.
033 Towing a vehicle or boat or trailer without proper precautions.
034 Loading a vehicle in such a way to cause danger to others or to the road.
035 Leakage or failing of materials from vehicle.
036 Throwing litter out of the vehicle onto public road.
037 Use of horn in restricted areas in a disturbing manner.
038 Driving at night or in a fog without using lights.
039 (Use of rotating multi-color lights).
040 Modifications to vehicle without permission from licensing authority.
041 Using vehicle internal lights while driving without valid reason.
042 Failing to use internal lights in buses when driving at night.
043 Driving with a license issued from a foreign country in a manner not authorized. 
044 Driving a vehicle of a different category to that specified in
045 Driving without wearing medical glasses or lenses. 
046 Not wearing a helmet when driving a motorcycle.
047 Not carrying driving license or vehicle registration.
048 Not presenting driving license when requested.
049 Not presenting vehicle registration when requested.
050 Teaching someone to drive without a teaching permit.
051 Driving a taxi without a permit.
052 Driving a taxi with an expired sponsorship.
053 Driving a vehicle not licensed by licensing authority.
054 Driving a vehicle with an expired driving license.
055 Failing to renew vehicle registration on expiry and an additional delay penalty of Dhs. 10 for every month (or part of) delay after three months of expiry date.
056 Carrying passengers in a vehicle used for learning to drive.
057 Teaching to drive vehicle outside times and places specified by licensing authority. 
058 Use of vehicle for purposes other than designed for.
059 Excess loading or load protruding more than specified limit without permit.
060 Violating rules for use of trade number plates.
061 Driving without number plates or with one number plate only. 
062 Differences between number plates for cab, trailer and semi-trailer
063 Unclear number plates.
064 Teaching to drive in a vehicle not designated for that purpose without a permit from a licensing authority. 
065 Driving a vehicle which does not conform to safety requirements.
066 Vehicle unfit to be driven not road-worthy.
067 Tires in unfit condition while driving.
068 Indicators or lighting equipments not in working order. 
069 Absence of red light at the rear of the vehicle.  
070 Rear and side lights on a trailer not provided or not in working condition.
071 Driving a vehicle emitting excessive noise.
072 Driving a vehicle that causes pollution to the environment or emits gases and vapours containing compounds in excess of specified rations. 
073 Carrying out fundamental changes to the engine or chassis without permit.
074 Not having the vehicle inspected after material modification to engine or body.
075 Parking in no parking area.
076 Failure to make sure that vehicle is securely parked.
077 Leaving vehicle on the road with its engine running.
078 Parking the vehicle on the left side of the road where parking is not allowed.
079 Parking in front of water hydrants, handicapped or ambulance parking places.
080 Misuse of parking spaces.
081 Parking on footways (pavements).
082 Parking behind parked vehicles which prevent their exit.
083 Writing or fixing stickers (on the vehicles) of indecent material.
084 Teaching to drive in a vehicle without L-Plate.
085 Failure to display approved tariff in buses and taxis or failure to present it when required.
086 Failure to fix reflectors to the rear of heavy goods or transport vehicles.
087 Failure to write heavy vehicle load on its side.
088 Failure to attach what may indicate excess permitted load.
089 Failure to fix taxi sign in appropriate places.
090 Not conforming to specified color for taxis or L-Plate cars.
091 Stopping of taxis with designated stopping places in unauthorized stops.
092 Refusal to carry passengers in a taxi.
093 Not conforming to loading or unloading regulations in stations (if present).
094 Opening left door of a taxi.
095 Touting for passengers.
096 Failure to adhere to authorized tariff.
097 Carrying more passengers than permitted.
098 Smoking in taxis & buses and failure to keep them clean inside and out.
099 Failure to wear specified taxi drivers uniform or keep it tidy.
100 Failure to provide vertical exhaust pipe in heavy vehicles.
101 Failure to cover load in lorries.
102 Crossing the road by pedestrians at places not designated for their passage (if provided).
103 Not wearing seat belt while driving. (as from 29/05/1998)