A fine of 51 thousand dirhams and the withdrawal of the license for 6 months

3 reasons behind the red light in Abu Dhabi

Exceeding a red light leads to dangerous traffic accidents.

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Abu Dhabi Police warned of the danger of crossing a red light, which could lead to painful and dangerous traffic accidents, explaining that the violation of crossing the red light is classified as a dangerous violation, referring the violation of crossing the signal to three reasons: increasing speed at intersections to realize the green signal, lack of attention, and preoccupation with The Road.

She pointed out that Law No. (5) of 2020 regarding the seizure of vehicles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi clarified that the violation of the vehicle exceeding the red light is 1,000 dirhams, 12 traffic points, and the vehicle is impounded for 30 days. For a period of six months starting from the date of withdrawing the license, provided that the vehicle is impounded until the financial value for releasing the seizure is paid, and for a maximum period of three months.

In the second episode of the "Safety Path" program, Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with the Monitoring and Control Center, reviewed the danger of being distracted by other than the road and the danger of crossing the red light, by broadcasting a video of accidents that occurred on the road.

She explained that the preoccupation with other than the road leads to sudden deviation as a result of using the phone to browse the Internet and social networking sites or make a call, or take pictures, and the driver’s attention to talk to his companions, and other distractions and behaviors that may lead to serious consequences and the danger of causing traffic accidents as a result of Not paying attention to the road while driving.

She stated that Clause (32) regarding traffic control rules and procedures No. 178 of 2017, (a) being distracted from the road while driving a vehicle using a phone, is applied.

(B) Being distracted from the road while driving the vehicle in any way, and violating it a fine of 800 dirhams and four traffic points.

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