New Traffic Laws to Make Driving in Dubai More Safe

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Authorities in Dubai have announced new traffic laws, aiming to improve driving and road safety in Dubai.
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Updated traffic laws in Dubai

  • Drivers will be fined Dh400 for each passenger who is found without a seatbelt inside the vehicle.
  • Children under 10 years of age and any person less than 145cm in height will banned from sitting on the front passenger seat. Violation would cause a fine of Dhs 400 and four black points.

New traffic laws will be implemented from first of July, 2017.

Official statistics show that 725 people died in traffic accidents in the UAE last year and the new traffic law will help to reduce the number of death on the roads.

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