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Dubai Tram Violations May Invite up to Dh 500,000 Fine

5/10/2016

Jumping the red light at the tramway intersection and causing a traffic accident with fatalities will invite a fine up to AED 30,000

The Executive Council Resolution No. (51) of 2016 partially amending the Executive Council’s Resolution No. (1) of 2014 on regulations governing the tram system in Dubai. The new amendments aim to enhance safety standards in the tram system.

As per new Resolution, jumping the red light at the tramway intersection and causing a traffic accident with fatalities will invite a fine up to AED 30,000, apart from the suspension of the driver’s license for up to three years. The same violation causing without casualties will invite a fine up to AED 6,000 and suspension of the driver’s license up to six months. Violating the same, without causing a traffic accident will invite a fine up to AED 5,000 and suspension of the driver’s license up to three months.

Owners, contractors or operators are subject to a fine of between AED 100,000 and AED 500,000 if they do not adhere to safety and security requirements as stated in this Resolution, or the policies and procedures set forth under it.

In addition to penalties and fines prescribed in this Resolution on the owners, contractors or operators, RTA may suspend works until the violation is cleared and/ or cancel or suspend any previous approval, permit, certificate or permission.

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