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May. 20, 18 | 8:34 am

Sharjah Police have ‘confiscated’ a total of 668 cars since the beginning of 2018 due to serious traffic violations.

The cars have been impounded in the homes of their owners, but their drivers will not be allowed to use them after authorities installed GPS trackers in the cars to detect vehicle movements.

Sharjah police said that they are constantly developing their services to achieve the mission and vision of the Ministry of Interior to boost public safety and satisfaction, reported Khaleej Times.

They added that the “home confiscation service has been welcomed by violating motorists who abide by its restrictions”.

Some of the violations these motorists incurred are driving with an expired licence, exceeding the maximum speed limit of more than 60 km/hr, jumping red signal, and overloading passengers.

Authorities explained that offenders would need to pay fines before they can remove their vehicles from impoundment.

They further said that police have granted a 50-meter space from the house of the owner to move the vehicle. If the car drives past the said 50 meters, it will send an alert to the police and the confiscation period will be doubled.

The police also said that road patrols have been deployed in order to regulate traffic and prevent traffic violations during Ramadan. Offenders will immediately have their cars impounded at their homes.

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