Saudi Government Imposes 5 New Traffic Rules

Saudi authorities have authorized revisions to the Traffic Law that would allow for the payment of traffic penalties in two installments and the grant of a discount of 25 per cent of the fee in certain circumstances.

As per relevant officials, the proposed revisions to the Traffic Fines Act would allow for a reduction of the fine by up to 25 per cent, depending on the circumstances. The Ministers of Finance and the Minister of the Interior collaborated on the development of these regulations.

Saudi Gov’t Enacts Series of New Traffic Regulations

Saudi Gov’t Imposes 5 New Traffic Rules

A change was introduced to the Traffic Law to allow for the payment of traffic fines in two or more installments, the  Saudi Gazette reported.

It is possible to pay the fine for a single crime in two parts, with the first portion consisting of the payment of the fine and the second part consisting of a reduction in the amount of the fine.

The various ministries and agencies concerned with traffic law have come to an agreement on the procedures to be followed when traffic infractions are committed. Article 75 of the Traffic Law served as the foundation for these proceedings.

In addition, a change to Article 73 of the law was made to allow for the payment of traffic fines within 15 days after the date of the violation. According to this procedure, if the court rules in favor of the violator’s arguments, the fine must be paid in its entirety.

Payment of traffic fines may be made over a period of up to 90 days under the terms of the amended law.

Because of this agreement, certain traffic offences should not be confiscated or enforced without risking public safety, according to the Ministry of the Interior and the other ministries involved in traffic law enforcement.

Here are the five (5) new traffic rules approved by related institutions:

(1) Partially paying a traffic fee for one offense is permissible.

(2) There can be a 25% discount on the traffic fine amount in certain cases.

(3) If the relevant court rejects the violator’s objection, the fine must be paid within 15 days.

(4) Violators can also request an extension of up to 90 days to pay the fine.

(5) If the fine is not paid within the specified time frame, the money will be automatically debited from the bank account.

This should serve as a warning and guideline among motorists in the kingdom. Committing traffic infractions has several consequences and methods you ought to deal with. Otherwise, you might get in deeper trouble with the law.

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