The upcoming three-day holiday marks Commemoration Day and National Day, which means UAE residents will benefit from a five-day-long weekend from December 1-5.
In a statement, Abu Dhabi Police said gatherings are strictly prohibited and reminded motorists that a Dh2,000 fine and 12 black points will be issued against those driving in a manner that poses a danger to others, or if they race on the roads, which will also result in the confiscation of the vehicle for 30 days.
Fines will also be imposed on motorists if they are caught driving a noisy vehicle, or if they modified the vehicle’s engine to either enhance its speed or noise level.
In Abu Dhabi, motorist have also been given a clear deadline as to how long they can keep their decorations up. Police confirmed that this year, car decorations should only be put on display from November 25 to December 6.