Traffic rules in Dubai are known to be among the toughest in the world. In fact, even the process of obtaining a driving licence is a rigorous one, just to ensure that only the best trained drivers make it out on the roads
Even then, road violations and traffic accidents are bound to happen.
A steep fine and black points on the driving licence are the deterrent the government uses to ensure people drive safely at all times.
Below is a list of the violations that will attract the maximum black points.
24 black points
1. Dangerous overtaking by trucks
2. Not stopping after causing an accident that resulted in injuries
3. Driving a vehicle without number plates
4. Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or similar substances
12 black points
1. Driving dangerously (racing)
2. Causing death of others
3. Reckless driving
4. Driving in a way that is dangerous to the public
5. Exceeding maximum speed limit by more than 60km/h
6. Running away from a traffic policeman