Police have urged drivers to concentrate to the highway
Practically 3,000 motorists have been fined on Abu Dhabi roads throughout final 12 months for leaping the crimson gentle sign, in accordance with visitors authorities.
Abu Dhabi Police stated on Friday that the two,850 visitors regulation offenders have been caught by the high-tech cameras unfold on varied roads of the Capital.
Police investigations prompt that the majority drivers have been leaping crimson lights as a result of they have been dashing or as a result of they weren’t listening to the highway. Based on police, leaping a crimson gentle is without doubt one of the most harmful visitors violations, as confirmed by the deaths and severe accidents that happen.
The pressure stated leaping the crimson gentle nearly all the time results in collisions with automobiles coming from different instructions, usually reverse or perpendicular.
“Drivers normally enhance velocity whereas approaching the visitors lights to allow them to cross earlier than it turns crimson. They overlook transferring automobiles on different sides,” stated a police officer.
The effective for leaping crimson sign is Dh1,000 and 12 black factors shall be added to the motive force’s licence, and the automobile shall be confiscated for 30 days.
Based on Regulation No. (5) of 2020 concerning car seizure within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the motive force may even need to pay Dh50,000 to have their automobile launched and their driving licenses shall be withdrawn from them for a interval of six months.
Police has urged drivers to keep away from going by way of a visitors gentle when it turns amber, because it additionally poses a threat for different automobiles.
The officers confirmed that visitors cameras and radars function always of the day and can catch these violating the legal guidelines.