Abu Dhabi Urges Residents to Benefit from the "Additional Number Plate"

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Abu Dhabi Police is urging drivers to embrace the initiative of affixing an extra number plate on the base of their vehicle's bicycle carrier.

Abu Dhabi Police Encourages Additional Number Plates for Bicycle Carriers

This move aims to prevent the obstruction of the original vehicle plate, constituting a traffic violation that incurs fines. The initiative aligns with the police's commitment to bolster road safety and deter vehicle owners transporting bicycles from committing traffic infractions.

Support for Environmental Initiatives

Brigadier Mohammed Al Buraik Al Ameri, the Director of the Drivers and Vehicles Licensing Directorate in the Central Operations Sector, emphasized Abu Dhabi Police's commitment to endorsing environmental initiatives and supporting bicycle enthusiasts. The focus is on educating drivers to avoid traffic violations associated with obscured vehicle plates.

Legal Consequences for Violations

Highlighting Article No. 27(b) of Ministerial Resolution No. 178 of 2017, which outlines traffic control rules and procedures, Brigadier Al Ameri clarified that the penalty for actions leading to "unclear vehicle plate numbers" is a fine of 400 dirhams.

As Abu Dhabi Police is dedicated to intensifying traffic monitoring and taking legal action against any non-compliance with displaying clear plate numbers. This aligns with the provisions of the Federal Traffic Law.

Promoting road safety

The initiative not only serves as a measure to avoid fines but also contributes to overall road safety. By ensuring that vehicle plates remain visible, authorities aim to enhance traffic control and create a safer environment for all road users.

Educational Approach

Abu Dhabi Police emphasizes an educational approach to raising awareness about the significance of complying with traffic regulations. Encouraging drivers to adopt the practice of additional number plates demonstrates a proactive step towards fostering a culture of responsible and law-abiding road behavior.

Commitment to Traffic Control

Abu Dhabi Police's commitment to intensifying traffic control reflects their ongoing efforts to enforce regulations systematically. The focus on legal measures against violations underscores the significance of adherence to traffic laws for the well-being of the community and the efficiency of road infrastructure.

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