Abu Dhabi Police confirmed that being busy with other than the road leads to a sudden deviation due to using the phone to browse the Internet and social networking sites, make a call, take pictures and turn the driver around to talk to his escorts, and other distractions and behaviors that may lead to serious consequences and the danger of causing traffic accidents as a result of To not pay attention to the road while driving.
And she warned of the danger of crossing the red light, which could lead to a painful and dangerous traffic accident, as the violation of crossing the red light is classified among the dangerous violations that occur due to speeding at intersections to realize the green signal, lack of attention, and distraction from the road.
She stated that Clause (32) regarding traffic control rules and procedures No. 178 of 2017, “a” being busy on the road while driving a vehicle using the phone, “b” being busy on the road while driving a vehicle in any form whatsoever “and violating it, is applied a fine of 800 dirhams.” and 4 traffic points.
She pointed out that Law No. (5) of 2020 regarding impounding vehicles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi clarified that the violation of a vehicle exceeding a red light is 1,000 dirhams, 12 traffic points, and impounding the vehicle for 30 days, and the financial value of detaining the vehicle is 50,000 dirhams, in addition to withdrawing the driver’s license for a period of time. 6 months starting from the date of withdrawing the license, provided that the vehicle is impounded until the financial value is paid to release the seizure and for a maximum period of three months.
– Emirates Today (@emaratalyoum) November 26, 2021