Dubai biker arrested for reckless driving , fined Dh50,000
A young rider was apprehended by Dubai police while speeding on the Emirates Highway at 280 kilometers per hour. The man's risky stunt was captured on camera, which the police department posted to YouTube.
Reckless Stunt Caught on Video
In the video, the man can be seen riding his motorcycle at an extremely high speed, weaving in and out of traffic. He can also be seen riding the bike with one wheel up.
Dh50,000 Fine for Releasing Seized Motorbike
The Dubai Police seized the motorbike and applied a Dh50,000 fine for its release. This comes in accordance with the provisions of Decree 30 of 2023. Earlier this year, Dubai amended its traffic laws, imposing a Dh50,000 fine on motorists under the following circumstances:
- Motorcycling as a leisure activity on paved roads
- Intentionally endangering other people or their property by dangerous or careless driving
- Going through a red light
- Concealment or use of a counterfeit, altered, or illegal number plate
- Causing malicious damage to a police car by colliding with it or trying to run it off the road
- Individuals under the age of 18 who use motor vehicles
Vehicles that have been seized or impounded may be released under the following conditions:
- Payment of all fines due on the vehicle according to the traffic file
- Rectification of the violation or removal of its causes
- Any other conditions determined by Dubai Police
Police Warn Motorists Against Reckless Driving
The police in Dubai have issued warnings to drivers advising them to exercise caution and strictly abide by traffic laws in order to protect both their own and other road users' safety.
The police also stressed the importance of parental supervision, urging parents to educate their children about the dangers of reckless driving and to ensure that they are not driving vehicles without a valid license. The arrest of the young motobiker is a reminder of the dangers of reckless driving. It is important for all motorists to adhere to the traffic laws and regulations for their own safety and the safety of others on the road.