According to official sources, the Dubai Police have confiscated a total of 36 automobiles within the preceding 48 hours as a consequence of multiple infractions made by the respective drivers. This information was disclosed on Friday by the relevant authorities.
According to Colonel Muhammad Abdullah Khalfan Al Qaedi, the deputy director of the General Department of Traffic at the Dubai Police, a variety of violations were observed.
These infractions encompassed behaviors such as reckless driving, posing a threat to one’s own safety or that of others, creating disturbances on the road, unauthorized alterations to the vehicle’s engine or chassis, causing inconvenience to residents, displaying unclear number plates, and littering on public roads.
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According to Colonel Al Qaedi, the recent revisions to the traffic legislation in Dubai, which became effective on July 6, stipulate that drivers who engage in reckless driving or disregard traffic signals will be required to remit a maximum sum of Dh50,000 in order to retrieve their impounded vehicles.
The speaker emphasized that individuals who put lives at risk or cause damage to roads are subject to significant fines and the temporary confiscation of their vehicles as prescribed by the law.
According to his statement, a significant majority of the individuals who violated the rules were implicated in serious accidents that led to fatalities and significant injuries. The Dubai Police are committed to enforcing strict measures against all forms of offences in order to prioritize the safety of all individuals utilizing the roadways.
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Colonel Al Qaedi issued a public appeal, urging individuals to report instances of road safety infractions via the “Police Eye” feature available on the Dubai Police mobile application, as well as by reaching out to the “We Are All Police” service at 901.