List of Traffic Violations - Fines - Black Points in Dubai

Have you been charged with a traffic violation in Dubai? Being convicted of a traffic offense can come with heavy fines, black points and other unfavorable penalties that can impact your future. We have listed below some of the most common charges laid by police officers and the amount of black points attached to them.

Traffic ViolationsTraffic FinesBlack PointsVehicle Confiscation/Seizure Period
Driving dangerously (racing)AED 2,000.0012Vehicle will be seized for 30 Days
Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or similar substancesCourt will decide24Vehicle will be seized for 60 Days
Driving a vehicle without number platesAED 1,000.0024Vehicle will be seized for 60 Days
Causing death of othersCourt will decide12Vehicle will be seized for 30 Days
Not stopping after causing an accident that resulted in injuriesCourt will decide24Vehicle will be seized for 60 Days
Reckless drivingAED 2,000.0012Vehicle will be seized for 30 Days
Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 60km/hAED 1,000.0012Vehicle will be seized for 30 Days
Driving in a way that is dangerous to the publicAED 1,000.0012Vehicle will be seized for 30 Days
Jumping a red lightAED 800.008Vehicle will be seized for 15 Days
Running away from a traffic policemanAED 800.0012Vehicle will be seized for 30 Days
Dangerous overtaking by trucksAED 800.0024Vehicle will be seized for 60 Days
Causing a car to overturnCourt will decide8
Causing serious injuriesCourt will decide8
Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 60km/hAED 900.006
Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 50km/hAED 800.00
Overtaking on the hard shoulderAED 600.006
Entering road dangerouslyAED 600.006
Causing moderate injuryCourt will decide6
Heavy vehicle lane disciplineAED 600.006
Overtaking from a prohibited placeAED 600.006
Causing serious damage to a vehicleCourt will decide6
Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 40km/hAED 700.00
Parking in fire hydrant places, spaces allocated for people with special needs and ambulance parkingAED 1,000.004
Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 30km/hAED 600.00
Driving against trafficAED 400.004
Allowing children under 10 years old to sit in the front seat of a vehicleAED 400.004
Failure to fasten seat belt while drivingAED 400.004
Failure to leave a safe distanceAED 400.004
Failure to follow the directions of a traffic policemanAED 400.00
Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 20km/hAED 500.00
Entering a road without ensuring that it is clearAED 400.004
Exceeding permitted level of car window tintingAED 500.00Vehicle will be seized for 30 Days
Not giving way to emergency, police and public service vehicles or official convoysAED 500.004
Driving a heavy vehicle that does not comply with safety and security conditionsAED 500.00Vehicle will be seized for 30 Days
Failure to stop after causing an accidentAED 500.00
Driving a noisy vehicleAED 500.00Vehicle will be seized for 30 Days
Allowing others to drive a vehicle for which they are unlicensedAED 500.00
Loading a heavy vehicle in a way that may pose danger to others or to the roadAED 500.006Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Overload or protruding load from a heavy vehicle without permissionAED 500.006Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Driving a vehicle that causes pollutionAED 500.00
Stopping on the road for no reasonAED 500.004
Stopping on a yellow boxAED 500.00
Not giving pedestrians way on pedestrian crossingsAED 500.006
Failure to abide by traffic signs and directionsAED 500.00
Throwing waste from vehicles onto roadsAED 500.004
Refusing to give traffic police name and address when requiredAED 500.00
Stopping vehicle on the left side of the road in prohibited placesAED 500.00
Stopping vehicle on pedestrian crossingAED 500.00
Teaching driving in a training vehicle that does not bear a learning signAED 500.00
Teaching driving in a non-training vehicle without permission from licensing authorityAED 500.00
Placing marks on the road that may damage the road or block trafficAED 500.00
Operating industrial, construction and mechanical vehicles and tractors without permission from licensing authorityAED 500.00Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Modifying vehicle’s engine without permissionAED 400.00
Modifying vehicle’s chassis without permissionAED 400.00
Changing vehicle’s colour without permissionAED 400.00
Exceeding maximum speed limit by not more than 10km/hAED 400.00
Driving with a driving licence issued by a foreign country except in permitted casesAED 400.00
Violating the terms of the driving licenceAED 300.00
Parking behind vehicles and blocking their movementAED 300.00
Towing a vehicle or a boat with an unprepared vehicleAED 300.00
Driving a vehicle that emits gases or fumes with substances exceeding permitted ratesAED 300.00
Leaving a vehicle on the road with its engine runningAED 300.00
No lights on the back or sides of trailer containerAED 200.00
Lights on the back or sides of container not workingAED 200.00
Taxis, which have designated pickup areas, stopping in undesignated placesAED 200.004
Prohibited entryAED 200.004
Blocking trafficAED 200.00
Vehicle unfit for drivingAED 200.00Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Driving a light vehicle that does not comply with safety and security conditionsAED 200.00Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Not lifting exhaust of trucksAED 200.00Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Not covering loads of trucksAED 3,000.00Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Using vehicle for purposes other than designatedAED 200.004Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Heavy vehicle prohibited entryAED 200.004Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Violating loading or unloading regulations in parkingAED 200.004Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Carrying and transporting passengers illegallyAED 200.004Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Writing phrases or placing stickers on vehicle without permissionAED 200.00
Not taking road safety measures during vehicle breakdownsAED 200.00
Turning at undesignated pointsAED 200.004
Turning the wrong wayAED 200.004
Loading a light vehicle in a way that may pose a danger to others or to the roadAED 200.003Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Overload or protruding load on light vehicles without permissionAED 200.003Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Stopping vehicle without keeping the distance specified by the law from a curve or junctionAED 200.00
Transporting passengers by vehicle undesignated for this purposeAED 200.004
Sudden swerveAED 200.004
Driving a taxi without required licenceAED 200.004
Carrying passengers in driving training vehicleAED 200.004
Driving a taxi with an expired warrantyAED 200.00
Reversing dangerouslyAED 200.00
Taxi refusing to carry passengersAED 200.004
Falling or leaking loadAED 3,000.0012Vehicle will be seized for 30 Days
Not securing vehicle while parkedAED 200.00
Parking in prohibited placesAED 200.002
Parking in loading and offloading areas without needAED 200.00
Parking on road shoulder except in cases of emergencyAED 200.00
Using multi-coloured lightsAED 200.00
Not wearing helmet while driving motorbikeAED 200.004
Exceeding passenger limitAED 200.003
Driving with tyres in poor conditionAED 200.00Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Driving with an expired driving licenceAED 200.003
Not renewing vehicle registration after expiryAED 400.00
Driving unlicensed vehicleAED 200.00Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Violation of laws of using commercial number platesAED 200.00
Not fixing number plates in designated placesAED 200.002
Driving with one number plateAED 200.002
Driving at night or in foggy weather without lightsAED 200.004
Using not matching number plates for trailer and containerAED 200.00
Not fixing reflective stickers at the back of trucks and heavy vehiclesAED 200.00
Not using indicators when changing direction or turningAED 200.003
Not giving way for vehicles to pass on the leftAED 200.00
Not giving way to vehicles coming from the left where requiredAED 200.00
Stopping a vehicle in a way that may pose danger or block trafficAED 200.003
Failure to have vehicle examined after carrying out major modification to engine or bodyAED 200.00Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Using training vehicles outside of timings specified by licensing authorityAED 200.00
Using training vehicles in places not designated by licensing authorityAED 200.00
Overtaking from the rightAED 200.004
Overtaking in a wrong wayAED 200.003
Driving an unlicensed vehicleAED 200.00Vehicle will be seized for 7 Days
Abuse of parking spaceAED 200.003
Number plates with unclear numbersAED 200.003
Violating tariffAED 200.006
Light vehicle lane disciplineAED 200.002
Parking vehicles on pavementAED 200.003
Not showing vehicle registration card when requiredAED 200.00
Not showing driving licence when requiredAED 200.00
Not fixing taxi sign where requiredAED 200.00
Not fixing a sign indicating licensed overloadAED 200.003
Using interior lights for no reason while drivingAED 100.00
Failure to abide by specified colour for taxis or training carsAED 200.00
Failure to display tariff of buses or taxis or not showing them when requiredAED 200.00
Broken lightsAED 200.006
Using horn in prohibited areasAED 200.002
Driving below minimum speed limitAED 200.00
Failure to keep taxis and buses clean inside and outsideAED 200.00
Smoking inside taxis and busesAED 200.00
Using hand-held mobile phone while drivingAED 200.004
Not abiding by taxi drivers’ obligatory uniform or not keeping it in good conditionAED 100.00
Calling on passengers in the presence of signsAED 100.00
Not displaying truck’s load on both sidesAED 100.00
Not carrying driving licence while drivingAED 100.00
Not carrying vehicle registration card while drivingAED 100.00
Driving without spectacles or contact lensesAED 100.00
Not using interior light in buses at nightAED 100.00
Broken indicator lightsAED 100.002
Using horn in a disturbing wayAED 100.002
Having no red light at the back of vehicleAED 100.00
Opening left door of taxiAED 100.003
Pedestrians crossing from undesignated places (If any existed)AED 200.00

The black point system encourages drivers to improve their behavior and protects people from drivers who abuse the privilege of driving. Black Points accumulate on your driving record as a result of traffic violations. Black points’ penalty can cause suspension of a motorist’s driving license.

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