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Abu Dhabi Police warn drivers not to use the phone while crossing the "red light"
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Abu Dhabi Police called on drivers to avoid the danger of being distracted by other than the road while crossing intersections and traffic lights

Abu Dhabi Police called on drivers to avoid the danger of being distracted by other than the road while crossing intersections and traffic lights, and warned of the negative consequences that may occur on the road when the driver is distracted and crosses the traffic light, especially to the left.

It broadcast a video in cooperation with the Monitoring and Control Center for accidents due to a lack of focus on the road, pointing out that the preoccupation with other than the road leads to a sudden deviation of the vehicle due to the use of the phone to browse the Internet and social networking sites, make a call, take pictures and turn the driver around to talk to his companions, and other distractions and behaviors Which may lead to serious consequences and its danger lies in causing traffic accidents as a result of not paying attention to the road while driving.

She stated that Law No. (5) of 2020 regarding impounding vehicles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi clarified that the violation of a vehicle exceeding a red light is 1,000 dirhams, 12 traffic points, and impounding the vehicle for 30 days, and the financial value of detaining the vehicle is 50,000 dirhams, in addition to withdrawing the driver's license for the violating driver for a period of 6 Months starting from the date of the license being withdrawn, provided that the vehicle is impounded until the financial value is paid for releasing the seizure and for a maximum period of three months.