A motorist in Umm Al Quwain is facing vehicle confiscation after a radar caught him speeding at 225 km/h on a road with a speed limit of 140 km/h.
Motorist caught speeding at 225 km/h
The Department of Traffic and Patrols rushed to Sheikh Zayed Road in Umm Al Quwain after a radar recorded a motorist speeding at 225 km/h. The road has a speed limit of 140 km/h.
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Eventually, the Department of Traffic and Patrols caught the driver. The vehicle is now subject to confiscation.
Reckless driving in the UAE is no joke
Speeding and reckless driving is a serious issue in the country, and there are hefty fines. Reckless driving incurs a Dhs 2,000 fine, 23 black points and the car impounded for two months.
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Warning issued for motorists
“The Department of Traffic and Patrols at the General Command of Umm Al Quwain Police urges drivers to abide by the prescribed speeds, not to exceed the speeds of roads that can cause serious damages and consequences, and that they have not and will not tolerate any perpetrator of such traffic violations, as all legal procedures will be taken.”The Department of Traffic and Patrols