Fines issued to motorists due to the traffic restrictions in Dubai in the past two days will be waived.
According to Dubai Police, any radar fines issued on Saturday, April 4, or Sunday, April 5, will be removed.
This comes after Dubai extended its National Sterilisation Programme to 24 hours a day for two weeks starting Saturday.
Police officials are urging the public to obtain a movement permit before leaving the house to avoid fines or any legal action taken against them.
Moving forward, residents can apply for permits on https://dxbpermit.gov.ae/permit.
Dubai Police:Radar fines imposed against violators of traffic restrictions in Dubai from (April 4) until today (April 5), will be waived.Going forward, anyone who wishes to go out must obtain a movement permit to avoid fines & legal action.— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) April 5, 2020
To apply: https://t.co/gU7BzMoB6W pic.twitter.com/m4YmpqrpbA
They also revealed that people travelling to other emirates through Dubai will not be fined, provided that they do not stop in Dubai and that they use inter-emirates roads like Mohammed bin Zayed road and Emirates road.
. @DubaiPoliceHQ: For motorists passing through Dubai to other emirates, radars will not be activated for violating the restrictions, provided that they use inter-emirates roads (e.g. Mohammed bin Zayed road and Emirates road) and do not stop in Dubai. pic.twitter.com/seSeEVoE7x— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) April 5, 2020