Dubai Tram: Road signs and fines you should know

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By Staff  www.khaleejtimes.com With less than a week to go before the inauguration of the Dubai Tram, Khaleej Times brings to you a list of road signs and traffic violation fines you must be aware of. 

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Tram signs This sign indicates that the road or portion of the road ahead is set aside for trams only.
This sign shows that there is a tram route ahead.
This sign indicates that the road user will have to cross a tram route if he turns right.
This sign indicates that the road user will have to cross a tram route if he turns left.
These signs show that the driver is about to cross a bus or tram right of way, and that he must look in both directions before crossing.
  These signs show that the driver is about to cross a bus or tram route that has a single direction of travel. However, the driver is still advised to look in both directions before crossing.
This sign shows the actual position of the tram route, and requires drivers to reduce speed and stop their vehicle if necessary.
This sign shows there are two or more tram lines that the driver may need to cross. The previous sign indicated a single tram line.
This sign indicates a pedestrian crossing across a tram line.
This diagram is in reference to junctions used both by vehicles and trams. A vehicle must not, under any circumstances, stop in the red area.

 

Traffic violation fines
Offence Penalty
Causing an accident leading to death Up to Dh30,000 and withdrawal of driving licence for up to one year
Causing an accident leading to bodily injury Up to Dh15,000 and withdrawal of driving licence for up to six months
Driving through red light without causing an accident Up to Dh5,000 and withdrawal of driving licence for up to three months