UAE Ministry of Interior Introduces New Traffic Rules and Fines
The UAE’s Ministry of Interior just introduced new amendments to federal traffic laws, in an attempt to make the country’s roads safer.
Children aged 10 and above can now sit in the front seat, but they must be at least 145 cm tall. Yup, you just read that!
According to these amendments, passengers will be fined for not wearing seat belts, while children up to four years of age must sit in special child seats. As for Illegally carrying or transporting passengers now draws a fine of Dh3,000 (up from Dh200), 24 black points instead of 4 black points, and the vehicle will be impounded for one month instead of seven days.
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