DUBAI, UAE: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) conducted an array of inspection operations under the theme of RASID campaign to ensure riders’ commitment to mass transit rules and regulations, on Dubai Bus and intercity routes.
The inspection campaigns targeted various parking areas in the United Arab Emirate (UAE) including Dubai American Academy, Al Khail Gate, Al Quoz, Majlis Al Gharifa, Burj Al Arab Hotel, and Al Wasl Street.
Over six days, the RTA carried out 40,000 inspections that resulted in reporting 1,193 violations.
Most of them related to the use of public transport means, facilities and services, entering and leaving paid parking zones without paying the specified tariff or failing show nol card upon request, or using the services and facilities in a way contrary to RTA’s instructions displayed on the directional signs in addition to other applicable violations.
Here’s the full list of violations on public buses and the corresponding penalties in the UAE:
|Using public transport modes, facilities and services or entering / exiting fare zones without paying the due fare||Dh200|
|Failure to present a nol Card upon request||Dh200|
|Using a third party card||Dh200|
|Using an expired card||Dh200|
|Using an invalid card||Dh500|
|Using a fake card||Dh200|
|Selling Nol cards without prior permit from the RTA||Dh500|
|Destroying, sabotaging or tampering with the systems, tools or seats of the public transport modes||Dh200|
|Spitting, littering, doing any act that may contaminate public transport modes, facilities and services||Dh100|
|Causing inconvenience to users of public transport modes, facilities and services in any way whatever||Dh200|
|Smoking inside public transport modes, facilities and services||Dh200|
|Taking hazardous materials inside public transport modes, facilities and services including weapons, sharp materials or inflammable||Dh200|
|Taking alcohol inside public transport modes, facilities and services||Dh200|
|Selling goods and commodities inside public transport modes, facilities and services or promoting the same through any type of advertisement or propaganda||Dh200|
|Opening public buses’ door or leaving it open during the movement between stations or during parking||Dh100|
|Entering or sitting in places allocated for specific people inside the bus. (ex. female areas)||Dh100|
|Carrying or using materials or equipment which may annoy other passengers or may endanger their safety||Dh100|
|Sleeping in passengers bus shelters or in undesignated places||Dh300|
|Acting in a way that may cause public transport driver to lose attention or obstructing his vision while driving||Dh200|
|Standing or sitting on part of public transport modes, facilities and services that is not allocated for passengers use||Dh100|
|Eating and drinking in a prohibited place||Dh100|