Moi Saudi Arabia Traffic Violations and Penalties List-2018

LIST OF TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES IN SAUDI ARABIA

Traffic violations are divided into four categories as follows:

Category 01 Violations

In this category of violations there will be a fine, no less than five hundred Riyals and not exceeding nine hundred Riyals, or keeping the vehicle in custody plus the fine

  • Driving a vehicle without a driving licence.
  • Driving a vehicle without plates (vehicles will be kept in custody until settlement of violation).
  • Driving a vehicle without a backplate (vehicle will be kept in custody until settlement of violation)
  • Using forged registration plates (vehicles will be taken into custody until removal of the violation).
  • Using illegal plates (vehicles will be kept in custody until settlement of violation).
  • Fixing equipment on vehicles like those used in official and emergency vehicles (vehicles will be kept in custody until violations are settled).
  • Concealing or trying to conceal or blur the special features of the vehicle (vehicle will be kept in custody until violation is settled).
  • Drivers under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medicine were warned not to drive if taken.
  • Not stopping while the red traffic light was on.
  • Driving on the opposite direction.
  • Moving fast, recklessly between vehicles on public roads.
  • Exceeding the speed limit by more than 25 klm/h.
  • Overtaking vehicles in curves and uphill(s).
  • Stopping on railways.
  • Uncovering and untying transported loads.
  • Carry out road-work before notifying the relevant authorities.
  • Non-stop completely at the stop signal.
  • Not stopping at the signal driving priority ahead if there are vehicles moving on a priority road.
  • Allowing no priority for vehicles to move on the right side when they reach an intersection where there are equal movement priorities, when there are no priority signals.
  • Allowing no priority for the movement of vehicles on the main road if there are no priority signals.
  • Violating traffic police hand signals while organising traffic and not giving their hand signals priority to traffic lights.
  • Allowing no priority for the movement of vehicles in a roundabout by vehicles outside it in the absence of light signals or traffic policemen who organise traffic.
  • Endangering lives by driving a vehicle without breaks or necessary equipment (vehicle will be kept in custody until settlement of violation).
  • Not using necessary lights at night or while driving in bad weather conditions.
  • Driving vehicle inside tunnels without lights.

Category 02 Violations

In this category of violation there will be a fine, no less than three hundred Riyals and no more than five hundred Riyals, or keep the vehicle in custody plus the fine.

  1. Make additional amendments to the vehicle’s body without following proper procedures (vehicles will be kept in custody until settlement of violation).
  2. Driving public works vehicles (industrial, constructional, or agricultural) on the road without taking proper precautions to avoid their negative effects (vehicles will be kept in custody until violations are settled).
  3. Driving a vehicle that pollutes the environment on public roads (vehicles will be kept in custody until violations are settled).
  4. Exceeding the speed limit by no more than 25 klm/h.
  5. Tampering with traffic regulating signs.
  6. Not stopping at check points when there is a check point sign.
  7. Not complying with traffic regulations at road intersections.
  8. Use a vehicle for unlicenced purposes.
  9. Carrying passengers whose number is more than the number stipulated in the licence.
  10. Seating passengers in vehicles in places other than those specified for them.
  11. Refusing to present a driver’s or vehicle’s identifying papers when required by an authorized person.
  12. Not complying with road-limits marked on the lanes.
  13. Leaving objects on public roads that endanger public safety.
  14. Allowing no movement priority for VIP or emergency vehicles.
  15. Overtaking school buses when they stop to load or unload.
  16. Use an expired licence.

Category 03 Violations

This type of violation will get a fine of no less than one hundred and fifty Riyals and no more than three hundred Riyals.

  1. Not equipping trailers as required by regulations.
  2. Not presenting the vehicle for a periodic technical inspection.
  3. Infringing rules by using strong lights.
  4. Not following precautions required when parking on public roads in emergencies.
  5. Putting bars inside the vehicle to prevent the driver’s vision.
  6. Driving without carrying a driving licence or vehicle registration licence.
  7. Leaving the vehicle on a slope road without taking the necessary precautions.
  8. Violating rules for driving on roads.
  9. Not preserving vehicle’s plates number.
  10. Non-completion of transfer of vehicle ownership.
  11. Non-completion of vehicle use domain.
  12. Not wearing seat belts.
  13. Non-use safety seats are meant for children.
  14. Defying priority rules.
  15. Exceeding time limits set for exporting a vehicle prepared for export.
  16. Using cell phone while driving.
  17. Misusing the vehicle’s horn.
  18. Not wearing a helmet when riding a motorbike.
  19. Driving within lanes is not intended for driving.
  20. When animal owners do not keep their animals away from the road.

Category 04 Violations

This category of violations will get a fine, no less than one hundred Riyals and not more than one hundred and fifty Riyals

  1. Using unauthorised devices inside the vehicle or fixing logos or posters is contrary to public morals.
  2. Leaving vehicles on public roads in unauthorised areas unnecessarily.
  3. Throwing any objects outside the vehicle while it is moving.
  4. Driving a vehicle without front plate numbers.
  5. Get out or ride into a vehicle while it is moving.
  6. Pedestrians cross roads from places other than those allocated for them.
  7. Pedestrians are non-compliance with the signals defined for them.
  8. Slowing down driving in a manner that impedes the smooth flow of traffic.
  9. Parking in places defined for people with special needs if they are not from that category.
  10. Parking in places defined for people with special needs while you are not from the category.
  11. Not focusing on the road while driving.
  12. Absence of an insurance policy.