The UAE’s altered government traffic law became effective on 1 July 2017. The new directions intend to additionally secure the lives of street clients and diminish traffic losses from around 6 for each 100,000 individuals to 3 for every 100,000 according to Vision 2021.

Ministerial Resolution No. 177 of 2017 with respect to issuing and recharging a driver’s permit

For the individuals who are 21 years old or more, the license is substantial for 2 years for natives, GCC nationals and different nationalities and then for 10 years after renewal.

For those underneath 21 years old, the license is legitimate for one year for residents, GCC nationals and different nationalities.

Ministerial Resolution No. 178 of 2017 with respect to traffic control rules

The goals covers numerous wellbeing and control angles. Some of them are:

  • Safety belts for all

All travelers in a vehicle are required to wear safety belts incorporating those sitting in the back seat, failing to do it the driver of the vehicle will be fined AED 400 with four dark focuses.

Kids up to four years old must be given a kid wellbeing seat. Violators will be fined AED 400 with four dark focuses.

The front seat traveler ought to likewise be something like 145 cm tall and not more youthful than 10 years of age.

  • Careless driving

Careless driving will acquire a fine of AED 2,000, 23 dark focuses and appropriating of the vehicle for a time of 60 days.

A similar discipline and fine will apply to drivers who jeopardize the lives of others.

Different infringement cover: blocking traffic, hopping red signs, sudden swerving and driving without a number plate.

  • Driving impaired

Drivers got affected by medications as well as liquor will have their permit suspended for one year, beginning from the day of the decision. Court will choose the fine as well as prison term.

  • Traffic signals

Bike riders and drivers who disregard traffic lights will be fined AED 1000 and acquire a punishment of 12 black points and their vehicles will be seized for multi month.

  • Diversions

Utilizing telephones while driving or some other diversions will be draw in AED 400 fine and four dark focuses.

Driver’s conduct

Infringement include:

Throwing wastes

Not leaving safe separation between vehicles

Overtaking on the hard shoulder

Gathering around accident destinations

Utilizing quad-bicycle on street


Abusing specialized and wellbeing issues

Neglecting to attach safety belts

Utilizing terminated tires

Driving without protection/vehicle enlistment

Driving noisy vehicle

Transporting travelers unlawfully.


Those surpassing as far as possible by 80 kmph will be fined AED 3,000, with 23 dark focuses and have their vehicle appropriated for 60 days.

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