Coronavirus: No fine for exceeding passenger limit for families

Yesterday (May 3rd, 2020), Dubai Police confirmed that families with more than three members are allowed to travel by car without being fined.

Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, director-general of the Dubai Police traffic department said that vehicles that include members of one family or first-degree relatives have been excluded from the violation [of only have three or less people per car] and from the AED 1,000 fine for this violation. 

He further explained that dealing with family vehicles will be different as opposed to other cars, to enhance family ties and not to leave young children at home.

Major General Saif Ziri Al Shamsi, Commander in Chief of Sharjah Police, confirmed earlier that the decision applies to all Emirates.

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