To mark the 50th year of the UAE’s union, authorities in Sharjah and Ajman have announced 50 per cent discounts on traffic fines.
The decision aims to ease the financial burden faced by residents and help them clear their fines. Though the fine discount rate is the same in both Emirates, there are some differences when it comes to validity and dates.
In Sharjah, motorists can avail of the discount for 50 days from November 21, 2021, to January 31, 2022.
In Ajman, the discount is valid for 40 days from November 21 to December 31.
The violations must be registered before a certain date.
In Sharjah, the discount is applicable on violations registered before November 21.
In Ajman, it is applicable on violations committed before November 14.
Fines that are not covered
Serious offences are not covered under the scheme.
- Jumping the red light.
- Reckless driving that endanger lives of road users.
- Reckless driving that put others in danger.
- Modifying a vehicle’s engine without a licence.
In both Emirates, motorists can get their vehicle impoundment orders and traffic points cancelled.