Abu Dhabi Police identifies 10 traffic violations that require vehicles to be seized
Abu Dhabi Police has identified 10 cases that require vehicles to be seized and then sold at public auction after the expiry of the three-month period allocated for that. The competent authorities in the Emirates have begun to follow the approach of increasing penalties for traffic violations because the greater the number of traffic violations, the greater the rate of accidents on the roads.
The Abu Dhabi Police Department has identified ten instances in which motor vehicles must be seized and subsequently sold at public auction.
The Abu Dhabi Police Department has determined that there are ten instances in which vehicles need to be confiscated and subsequently sold at public auction beyond the three-month period that has been allotted for that purpose has passed. Because of the correlation between the number of traffic violations and the accident rate on the roads, the relevant authorities in the Emirates have started to take the approach of increasing the penalties for traffic offences. This is due to the fact that the more traffic violations there are, the higher the accident rate will be.
How to release vehicle impounds within a 3-month period for payment before selling the car at auction
How to have vehicles released from impound within a period of three months in exchange for cash before auctioning off the vehicle, The Abu Dhabi Police General Command has begun the process of implementing Law No. (5) of 2020 regarding the seizure of vehicles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. This law mandates that those responsible for serious traffic violations in 10 cases must pay fees ranging from 5,000 to 50,000 dirhams to have their vehicles released from seizure. The Abu Dhabi Police have reported that the new seizure mechanism has been successful. It begins with the violator paying the value of the traffic violation and the expiration of the impoundment period as stipulated in the Federal Traffic Law. Next, the violator pays the fees to release the impoundment as stipulated in Local Law No. (5) of 2020 regarding the impoundment of vehicles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The law indicated that if the violator does not pay the fees to release the impoundment, the vehicle will remain impounded until the expiration of the impoundment period. The vehicle will be sold at a public auction within the next three months, and if the value of the sold vehicle is not enough to pay the due fees and fines, the violator will not be exempt from them; instead, the remaining amounts will be added to his traffic file. It is important to note that notices will be sent to violators before the vehicles are sold. Text messaging and adverts in daily newspapers were used to get reservations.
List of cases of seizure of violating vehicles in Abu Dhabi
List of incidents in which automobiles suspected of breaking the law were seized in Abu Dhabi, Hitting a police patrol or causing damage to it, preventing participation in road races without a permit, if the number plates are artificial, counterfeit, or obliterated, jumping a red light, driving the vehicle in a way that exposes the life of the driver or the life, safety, or security of others to danger, as well as causing an accident because of... Speeding, sudden deviation, not leaving a sufficient safety distance, or not giving way to pedestrians, allowing a child to sit in the front seat of the vehicle, exceeding the posted speed limit by more than 60 km/h, and making changes in Its engine or chassis is without a license.