Dhs400 fine for each passenger for not wearing seat belts in Abu Dhabi
The Abu Dhabi Police will issued Dhs400 fine to motorists for not abiding seat belts rule of the UAE traffic laws.
The Abu Dhabi Police called on motorists and passengers to use the seat belt, in order to preserve the safety of everyone, as part of its efforts to enhance traffic safety.
The police explained that the fine for not fastening the seat belt while driving is Dhs400 dirhams in addition to 4 traffic points, and the fine for not wearing the seat belt while in motion for each passenger is Dhs400, according to Article No. 51, which was stipulated in the executive regulations amending the Law Traffic and Traffic No. (178).
This means that if four people are travelling a car, and none of them are putting on the seat belts. Each would get a Dhs400 fine, plus the driver would get 4 black points
The authorities stated that the law and fine aim to maintain the safety of road users, and to avoid injuries and deaths resulting from traffic accidents.