Motorists Can Be Fined AED20,000 For Not Stopping And Reporting An Accident

Mayar Ibrahim

Motorists stay safe out there! On Friday, September 16 the UAE Public Prosecution tweeted the news of a AED20,000 fine and/or imprisonment for those who do not report an accident.

The UAE Public Prosecution informed motorists and the public of the AED20,000 fine

Members of the community asked the UAE Public Prosecution a question online. The question is as follows:

“Does failure to stop when causing a traffic accident that results in injuries constitute a crime?”

Moreover, the Public Prosecution responded with:

“According to Article 49, Clause 5, of the Federal Law No. 21 of 1995, concerning traffic, and the amendments thereof, whoever fails to stop, with no acceptable excuse, at a traffic accident that was caused by or against him and that results in injuries of persons shall be sentenced to imprisonment and/or fined a monetary penalty of not less than AED 20,000.”

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