List of Traffic Fines in Dubai

Here is a full list of traffic fines in Dubai. Some of these fines are still in proposal mode, to be implemented soon.

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Traffic Fines in Dubai:

Dangerous driving
Dh2,000
23 black points
60-day vehicle confiscation

Dangerous driving that damages public or private properties
Dh2,000
23 black points
60-day vehicle confiscation

Driving under influence of alcohol
Penalty to be decided by the court
23 black points
60-day vehicle confiscation

Driving under the influence of drugs
Penalty to be decided by the court
60-day vehicle confiscation
1-year suspension of driving license

Driving without a number plate
Dh3,000
23 black points
90-day vehicle confiscation

Dangerous driving of heavy vehicle
Dh3,000
1-year suspension of driving license

Dangerous driving of heavy vehicle that damages property
Dh3,000
1-year suspension of driving license

Heavy vehicle jumping the red light
Dh3,000
1-year suspension of driving license

Heavy vehicle causing another vehicle to overturn
Dh3,000
1-year suspension of driving license

Heavy vehicle not abiding by lane discipline
Dh1,500
12 black points

Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that endangers others
Dh2,000
Six black points

Entering prohibited areas
Dh1,000
4 black points

Leaking, spilling or dropping of heavy vehicle’s load
Dh3,000
12 black points

Failure to fix reflective tapes on heavy vehicles
Dh500

Driving industrial, construction and mechanical equipment without a license
Dh1,500

Failure to raise the exhaust pipe in heavy vehicles
Dh1,500

Failure to cover a heavy vehicle’s load
Dh3,000

Failure to load or unload cargo/passengers in designated areas
Dh1,000
4 black points

Heavy vehicle overtaking in areas where it is prohibited
Dh3,000
1-year suspension of driving license

Driving a heavy vehicle that does not abide by safety standards
Dh2,000
Six black points

Driving a vehicle against traffic flow
Dh600
4 black points
7-day vehicle confiscation

Driving in prohibited areas
Dh1,000
8 black points
7-day vehicle confiscation

Driving a vehicle that causes noise pollution
Dh2,000
12 black points

Driving a vehicle that causes environmental pollution
Dh1,000
Six black points

Driving a vehicle without car insurance
Dh500
Four black points
7-day vehicle confiscation

Driving unlicensed vehicle
Dh500
Four black points
7-day vehicle confiscation

Driving a vehicle that is licensed from a foreign country illegally
Dh400

Driving a vehicle on a different license for a different type of vehicle
Dh400
12 black points

Driving a vehicle with an expired license
Dh500
4 black points
7-day vehicle confiscation

Driving a vehicle with an expired registration
Dh500
4 black points
7-day vehicle confiscation if the registration is more than three months old

Driving a vehicle that does not abide by safety standards
Dh500

Driving a vehicle that is not road-worthy
Dh500

Driving a car with one number plate
Dh400

Driving a car with faded numbers on the plate
Dh400

Driving a vehicle at below the minimum speed set for the road (if any)
Dh400

Swerving suddenly
Dh1,000
Four black points

Reversing dangerously
Dh400
Four black points

Overtaking dangerously
Dh600
Six black points

Using a mobile phone while driving
Dh800
Four black points

Distracted driving
Dh800
Four black points

Jumping a red light
Dh1,000
12 black points
30-day vehicle confiscation

Jumping a red light (motorbike)
Dh800
Four black points
30-day motorbike confiscation

Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 80km/h
Dh3,000
23 black points
60-day confiscation of light vehicle

Exceeding the maximum speed by more than 60km/h
Dh2,000
12 black points
30-day vehicle confiscation

Exceeding the maximum speed by more than 60km/h
Dh2,000
12 black points
30-day vehicle confiscation

Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 60km/h
Dh1,500
6 black points
15-day vehicle confiscation

Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 50km/h
Dh1,000

Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 40km/h
Dh700

Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 30km/h
Dh600

Exceeding the maximum speed by not more than 20km/h
Dh300

Disregarding policeman’s instructions
Dh400
4 black points

Overtaking from the hard shoulder
Dh1,000
Six black points

Entering the road dangerously
Dh600
Six black points

Overtaking in prohibited areas
Dh600

Evading policeman
Light vehicle: Dh800, 12 black points, 30-day vehicle confiscation
Heavy vehicle: Dh1,000, 16 black points

Causing a person’s death
Fine to be decided by court
23 black points
60-day vehicle confiscation

Causing a serious accident or injuries
Fine to be decided by court
23 black points
30-day vehicle confiscation

Escaping after a minor accident
Light vehicles: Dh500, 8 black points, 7-day vehicle confiscation
Heavy vehicle: Dh1,000, 16 black points

Allowing anyone below 10 years or 145cm in height to sit in the front seat
Dh400

Failure to fix child seats for children under 4 years
Dh400

Failure to wear seatbelt by driver or by any of the passengers
Dh400 each for driver and passengers
4 black points

Failure to leave a safe distance
Dh400
4 black points

Entering road without making sure it is clear
Dh 400
4 black points

Failure to give priority to emergency vehicles, police cars and protocol vehicles
Dh1,000
6 black points

Parking vehicles in front of fire extinguishers and in areas designated for people with special needs
Dh1,000
6 black points

Stopping in the middle of the road
Dh1,000
6 black points

Stopping in the yellow box
Dh500

Parking vehicles on the left side of the road in prohibited areas
Dh1,000

Stopping at zebra or pedestrian crossings
Dh500


Parking behind other vehicles and blocking their way
Dh500

Stopping taxis in prohibited areas
Dh500
4 black points

Stopping vehicles at road turns
Dh500

Parking in a way without securing the car
Dh500

Parking illegally
Dh500

Parking in a way that endangers road users or blocks their way
Dh400

Parking on pavements
Dh400

Writing or posting on the vehicle without a permit
Dh500

Exceeding the allowed percentage of car window tinting or using banned tints
Dh1,500

Failure to give pedestrians priority at the designated crossings
Dh500
6 black points

Failure to abide by traffic signs
Dh500

Littering from vehicle windows while driving
Dh1,000
6 black points

Placing traffic signs and cones in a way that harms road users or block traffic
Dh550

Illegal engine modifications
Dh1,000
12 black points
30-day vehicle confiscation

Rubber necking and crowding at traffic accident scene
Dh1,000

Using the vehicle for undesignated purpose
Dh300
4 black points

Transporting passengers illegally
Dh3,000
24 black points
30-day vehicle confiscation

Transporting inflammable or dangerous materials without permit
Dh3,000
24 black points
60-day vehicle confiscation

Transporting passengers in vehicle that is not licensed for passengers
Dh1,000
4 black points

Transporting extra passengers
Dh500
4 black points
7-day vehicle confiscation

Failure to take safety precautions when car breaks down
Dh500

Failure to wear helmet by motorcyclists and passengers
Dh500
4 black points

Using expired tyres
Dh500
4 black points
7-day vehicle confiscation

Failure to use indicators for road directions
Dh400

Failure to give priority to cars coming from the back or the left-hand side
Dh400

Failure to get the car technically tested after any major engine modification
Dh400

Light vehicles’ failure to abide by lane discipline
Dh500

Broken car lights
Dh400
6 black points

Broken indicators or back lights
Dh400
2 black points

Jaywalking
Dh400

Schoolbus driver failing to activate the stop sign or abide by traffic instructions
Dh500
6 black points

Failing to stop when bus has stop sign up
Dh1,000
10 black points

Using a leisure bike with three or more wheels
Dh3,000
90-day vehicle confiscation

Driving on lanes designated for buses or taxis
Dh400

Participating in a motorcade without a permit
Dh500
4 black points
15-day vehicle confiscation

Changing vehicle colour without permit
Dh800

Towing a car or a boat without a permit or in an unsafe manner
Dh1,000

Broken or absence of back or sidelights on tow truck
Dh500
4 black points

Obstructing traffic in any way
Dh500

Making a u-turn from undesignated areas or in an incorrect manner
Dh500
4 black points

Loading a light vehicle in a way that endangers others
Dh500
4 black points

Overloading a light vehicle
Dh500
4 black points

Dropping or spilling load from a light vehicle
Dh500

Illegal use of commercial number plates
Dh500
7-day vehicle confiscation

Driving during the night or foggy conditions without turning on headlights, or driving in foggy conditions in violation of authorities’ instructions
Dh500
4 black points

Using a car’s sound system or honking in a way that disturbs others, or driving at residential areas, education zones, hospitals in a way that endangers lives of others
Dh400
4 black points

Failure to present registration or driving license
Dh400

Driving school vehicles in times and areas that are prohibited
Dh400

Teaching someone to drive in a car that is not labelled as learning vehicle, or teaching without a license
Dh500

Not presenting a learners permit
Dh300

Failure to hand over a driving license when maximum black points are accrued in the first traffic violation
Dh1,000

Failure to hand over a driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the second traffic violation
Dh2,000

Failure to hand over a driving license when the maximum black points are accrued in the third traffic violation
Dh3,000

Failure to pick up confiscated car once the confiscation period is over
Dh50 per day, a maximum of Dh3,000

Failure to pick up confiscated heavy vehicle once the confiscation period is over
Dh100 per day, maximum Dh3,000

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