UAE: Dh3000 Fine For Not Giving Way To Emergency Vehicles

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The UAE’s Ministry of Interior has announced that it is increasing the fine issued to drivers that do not give way to emergency vehicles to AED3,000.

Offending vehicles can also be seized for 30 days and drivers will be penalized six traffic points, the state news agency WAM reported.

The decision, which will come into force on July 1, aims to improve road and traffic safety, reduce the number of deaths resulting from traffic accidents, the ministry added.

The ministry said that road users must listen to emergency sirens and identify the lights of vehicles, and everyone must take their responsibility and ensure safety by giving priority to these vehicles.


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