Autos shall be impounded for 30 days
Motorists caught working unlawful taxi companies within the capital shall be fined Dh3,000 and have their autos impounded for 30 days, authorities have warned.
Within the newest assertion issued on its social media websites, Abu Dhabi Police warned of the risks related to unlawful transportation of passengers and its adverse results on their safety and security.
The pressure urged drivers of personal autos to not interact in passenger transport exercise with out permission from the competent authorities.
Police has known as on the general public to make use of the authorized and licensed taxis that conform to worldwide security necessities and requirements, and to cooperate in combating unlawful transport, with a purpose to protect the security of all.
Abu Dhabi Police had in recent times reported seizing 1000’s of personal vehicles after their homeowners have been discovered smuggling passengers from totally different roads in Abu Dhabi ferrying them to numerous areas.
The motorists have been caught principally by undercover officers when choosing up or dropping off commuters throughout Abu Dhabi.
Police investigations instructed that many of the vehicles doing unlawful taxi companies are owned by people and typically the homeowners make use of unlicensed drivers to function the unlawful service.
In response to police, unlawful transportation of passengers in non-public autos is taken into account a non-civilized phenomenon, which has adverse social, financial and safety impacts.
Colonel Mubarak Awad bin Mahirom, Director of the Transportation Safety Division stated Abu Dhabi Police in coordination with the Built-in Transport Centre in Abu Dhabi have intensified inspection campaigns to crackdown on unlawful taxis and to catch the offenders.
The penalty for illegally transporting passengers carries a advantageous of Dh3,000, lack of 24 visitors factors and seizing the automotive for 30 days.