33,000 people have been caught not wearing seat belts in Abu Dhabi!
The amount of people driving without fastening their seat belts is increasing, and the government is not happy about it.
In the beginning of 2015, over 33,000 drivers are caught on the streets of Abu Dhabi, not wearing their seat belts. To prevent this from happing, the government has decided to implement a new fine of Dh400 and 4 black points.
The fine isn’t only in place for people not wearing their seat belts, if children below 10 years old are caught sitting in the front seat of a car, the driver will also be fined.
Wearing your seat belt reduces the risk of death by 40% - 60%, in the event of an accident.