Driving in the United Arab Emirates is subject to a fine of 15,000 dirhams for certain breaches.
Up to Dh15,000 fine for violating the specifications in the UAE.
U.A.E.: A fine of up to Dh15,000 may be imposed for breaking the limit on weight and dimensions for large trucks.
A new law has been enacted in order to improve road safety and minimize the number of accidents that occur on the roads.
The United Arab Emirates imposes a punishment of up to Dh15,000 for violating the specifications.
On federal roadways, the United Arab Emirates has announced the maximum sizes and weights that heavy vehicles are allowed to carry. In light of the fact that the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure has disclosed the administrative penalties, those who violate the specifications will be subject to fines of up to Dh15,000.
According to Minister Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, the goal of enacting the new law was to increase road safety and reduce the number of accidents that occur on the roads. According to him, it helps the transportation and infrastructure sectors, extends the amount of time that roads are in service, and lessens the carbon footprint that land transportation leaves behind.
When it comes to large trucks, the maximum weight that is allowed to be carried will change depending on the number of axles. Vehicles with two axles are limited to a maximum weight of 21 tons, whereas vehicles with three axles have the potential to reach a maximum weight of 34 tons. With four axles, a vehicle can weigh up to 45 tons; with five axles, it can weigh up to 56 tons; and with six axles, it can weigh up to 65 tons.
The additional prerequisitesIn accordance with the resolution, the maximum dimensions of a single heavy vehicle are limited to measuring 12.5 meters in length, 2.6 meters in width, and 4.6 meters in height. There is a requirement that the truck head and semi-trailer have a total length of 21 meters, a width of 2.6 meters, and a height of 4.6 meters. The length of the truck head, trailer, and semi-trailer can be up to 28 meters, the width can be up to 2.6 meters, and the height can be up to 4.6 meters. On the other hand, the heavy vehicle that is carrying tiny vehicles can only measure an overall length of 23 meters, a width of 2.6 meters, and a height of 4.75 meters.
penalty for exceeding the maximum weight limit.
The total fine for a heavy vehicle that exceeds the maximum gross weight by less than ten percent of the total weight during a single journey is Dh400 for each ton or portion thereof, according to the federal government's decree. On the other hand, the fine is set at Dh500 for each ton or part thereof that a heavy vehicle exceeds the maximum gross weight during a single journey. This is the case if the weight exceeds the maximum by 10% to 20% of the total weight.
And if a heavy vehicle exceeds the maximum gross weight by more than twenty percent of the weight during a single journey, the fine is set at Dh600 for each ton or portion thereof, with a maximum of Dh15,000 being the maximum amount that can be fined.
In the event that the weight of an axle exceeds the maximum restrictions that have been stated, the fine is set at Dh1,500 for each single axle or group of tandem axes that are traveling together in a single trip. In a single journey, a fine of Dh3,000 will be imposed if any of the maximum dimensions that have been stated are exceeded.
It was also specified in the resolution that a fine of Dh5,000 would be imposed for the purposeful evasion of weight stations or monitoring sites, and that the penalties for non-compliance with the regulations of transportation licenses for loads that are not easily divisible would be Dh5,000 for a single trip. A punishment of Dh5,000 is also imposed for the submission of inaccurate information on the application for a transportation authorization for loads that are not easily divided. Additionally, a fee of Dh2,500 is imposed for failure to comply with the directions provided by the authorized person.