AED20,000 Fine If You Run Away from a Car Accident!

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 09 August 2023
AED20,000 Fine If You Run Away from a Car Accident!

If you were the reason behind causing an accident or were involved in it, you better stand still and never leave the incident scene or else you could face an AED20,000 fine or be put in jail!

According to Article 49, Clause 5 of the Federal Law on Traffic, people who flee from an accident they caused or were part of it, resulting in injuries, can now face both jail time and heavy fines.

The Dubai Police’s accident investigation experts are fully equipped with advanced technology to monitor accident causes and track down offenders.

The Traffic Accident Investigation Department at the Dubai Police General Headquarters employs highly-skilled detectives who unveil the main causes of accidents, regardless of whether they are due to unintendedly coincidences or criminal behavior.

Anonymous reports are conducted to pinpoint wrongdoers and take appropriate legal action against them.

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