Dh3,000 fine, car impound for private taxi drivers

DG Staff

ABU DHABI 11 October 2020: Abu Dhabi Police (ADP), has issued a warning to private taxi owners on transporting passengers without a licence.

Colonel Mubarak Awadh bin Muhairom, Director of Transport Security Administration, said that the ADP has intensified its inspection campaigns to limit this type of violation, noting that the penalty for using a private vehicle to transport passengers without a licence is a Dh3,000 fine, vehicle seizure for 30 days and 24 traffic points.

The ADP also urged the public to use official and licenced means of transportation that comply with international safety standards, as well as to cooperate in discouraging illegal transportation and improving security and community awareness by refraining from using such vehicles.

It stressed that it will continue its joint campaigns with the Integrated Transport Centre Abu Dhabi, as its strategic partner to detect violators.

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