“Federal Traffic” introduces 3 new violations

“Federal Traffic” introduces 3 new violations
“Federal Traffic” introduces 3 new violations

The Federal Traffic Council introduced three new violations, adding them to the table attached to Ministerial Resolution No. (178) of 2017 related to the preventive measures mentioned in the decision, which relate to safe behavior in times of emergency and severe weather conditions.
The new additions to the Traffic and Traffic Law included: Article (113) that the violation of “gathering near places of valleys, torrents and dams during rainy weather” is a fine of (1000) one thousand dirhams and (6) traffic points added to the driver’s file.
Article (114) stipulates that the violation of “entering valleys while they are flowing, regardless of their level of severity,” is (2000) two thousand dirhams and (23) traffic points, in addition to impounding the vehicle for a period of (60) days.
While Article No. (117) stipulates that the violation of “obstructing the competent authorities from carrying out their work with regard to regulating traffic, ambulance and rescue during emergencies, disasters, crises, rains and flowing valleys” is a fine of (1000) one thousand dirhams and (4) traffic points in addition to impounding the vehicle for a period of (60) days.
The Ministry of Interior stated that, in order to ensure the safety of society and preventive measures in enhancing the safe environment for roads, Article (1) of Ministerial Resolution No. (130) of 1997 AD and the executive regulations of Federal Law No. (21) of (1995) have been updated to amend some provisions of Ministerial Resolution No. ( 178) for the year (2017) to include, in addition to other important points, points that enhance traffic safety during emergencies, the flow of valleys, rainfall, and a number of violations related to these preventive measures.
She stressed that these amendments aim to enhance the efforts of the concerned authorities legally and institutionally, and their preventive measures taken in times of emergency, crises, disasters, and the repercussions resulting from heavy rains and weather fluctuations. The additions to the articles of the law came to enhance these procedures and stress the importance of following instructions and safety requirements.
The Chairman of the Federal Traffic Council, Brigadier General Engineer Hussein Al Harthy, said that efforts are continuing to enhance the successes of the United Arab Emirates and the vision of its wise leadership to be the best, safest and most secure place in the world, pointing out that the Council works within institutional efforts based on modernization, development and response to keep pace with changes.
Al-Harthy added that the amendments included adding articles such as not gathering near running valleys and dams during rain, not entering valleys during flow, regardless of the level of danger, and not causing obstruction to the competent authorities from carrying out their work regarding organizing traffic, ambulance and rescue during emergencies, disasters, crises, rain and runoff. Valleys, in addition to adding related violations. He pointed out that all these amendments came in addition to the important and basic articles in the law that urge road users, including vehicle drivers and pedestrians, to adhere to the utmost care and caution, not to endanger their lives or the lives of others, to follow the rules and etiquette of traffic, its signs and signs, to implement the instructions of the policemen, and to pass in their lane. Implementing the instructions of the police, traffic, civil defense, and employees of the emergency, disaster, and crisis agencies in emergencies, disasters, and crises, and not harming, obstructing, or harassing others more than circumstances require and do not allow to be avoided.