Dubai Police: imposes heavy fines for mobile phone use while driving on motorways, roads, or highways. Dubai police have installed cameras across the city to detect motorists who use mobile during rides.
The government has announced a heavy fine of 800 dirhams and four black points on the license of traffic offenders. The UAE government took this strict step because of the loss of six lives in 99 accident cases over the past eight months.
The police recorded about 35,527 cases of traffic violations during this time period. The director of the General Department of Traffic, Major-General Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, said unfortunately some only learn when tragedy strikes, Khaleej Times reported.
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Dubai police is using the latest technology including radars and surveillance cameras to detect mobile user motorists. Some traffic offenders who use phones while driving seem to be lowered their phones when they see patrol police officers.
Check the below video to see how Dubai police are finding offenders of using mobile phones while driving:
A police officer revealed there are cameras that automatically detect the use of phones while behind the wheel. He further added that when drivers use phones to make conversations, text, or use social media, artificial intelligence cameras eyes zoom in on drivers.
The use of this latest technology is making it easy for Dubai police to catch traffic offenders and to impose heavy fines for mobile phone use while driving. Whether you are on the road, highway, or motorway, Dubai police will have eyes on you!
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