UAE increases fine for blocking emergency vehicles

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Stiffer penalties are being imposed on motorists in the UAE who don’t give way to emergency vehicles.

According to the Ministry of Interior, the fine has been increased to AED 3,000, while the offender's car will be impounded for 30 days and the driver will also be slapped with six black points.

The revised law will come into effect from July 1.

Under the previous law, the penalty was AED 1,000 and six black points.


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