Latest NewsNewsTFT News

KNOW THE LAW: AED 400 fine for jaywalking in UAE

Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with the Monitoring and Control Center, and within the “You Comment” initiative and the “Safety Path” campaign, posted a video of the dangers of pedestrians crossing the road from places not designated for them.

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate called on pedestrians to adhere to the safe crossing of the places designated for them, to use bridges and tunnels, and to abide by light pedestrian signals at intersections that work in conjunction with traffic lights to regulate the movement of vehicles.

READ ON: WATCH: Abu Dhabi Police releases shocking video of truck driver hitting a pedestrian in Abu Dhabi

It urged drivers to pay attention to pedestrian crossings on the roads and to abide by reducing speeds, stressing that the safety and security of pedestrians is a shared responsibility between pedestrians themselves and drivers on the roads.

Abu Dhabi Police applies the Federal Traffic and Traffic Law Article No. 89, which is (a) that pedestrians do not comply with traffic lights, and (b) that pedestrians cross the road from places other than the places designated for their crossing, a fine of 400 dirhams.

Staff Report

The Filipino Times is the chronicler of stories for, of and by Filipinos all over the world, reaching more than 236 countries in readership. Any interesting story to share? Email us at [email protected]

Related Articles

Back to top button