To mark the 50th year of the UAE’s union, authorities in Sharjah and Ajman have announced 50% 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.
Here is all you need to know:
When can residents pay the discounted fines?
In Sharjah, motorists can avail of the discount from November 21, 2021, to January 31, 2022.
In Ajman, the discount is valid for 40 days from November 21 to December 31.
Is the discount applied to all violations?
The violations must be registered before a certain date.
In Sharjah, the discount is applicable on violations registered before November 21.
In Ajman, it applies to violations committed before November 14.
Which offenses are not covered under the discount scheme?
Serious offenses are not covered under the scheme.
Jumping the red light.
Reckless driving endangers the lives of road users.
Reckless driving puts others in danger.
Modifying a vehicle’s engine without a license.