Jumping the red signal violations dropped in Dubai during the first eight month of the year and reached 14,236, according to Colonel Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, director of the General Department of Traffic.
He added that after a spate of deaths recorded in the previous year, indictors showed that red signal violations topped the list of offences at 15,717. He said the traffic police had installed mobile radars and Al Burj radars on the streets across the city targeting reckless young drivers.
The police had also launched a series of campaigns titled, ‘Desert Without Blood’, he added.
Colonel Al Mazroui said recently the Dubai Police had installed 28 new radars which can capture images of violators before entering they intersection.
Al Mazroui explained that the fine for violating a red light signal is Dh800, in addition to the confiscation of the vehicle for 15 days, and 8 black points. The fine for exceeding the speed limit for over 60km per hour is Dh1,000, confiscation of the vehicle for 30 days and 12 black points. More info