UAE Authorities Impose Dh1,500 Fine for increasing window tint

Asma Ahmed - | UAE

In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where the sun's intensity and extreme heat are a way of life, window tints have become a popular addition to vehicles. Many cars even come factory-fitted with tints, with some reaching as high as 30 percent opacity.

UAE's Strict Window Tint Regulations

The UAE has established specific regulations defining the permissible levels of window tinting for each type of vehicle. Violating these regulations now carries a substantial fine of Dh1,500, emphasizing the importance of compliance with these rules.

Umm Al Quwain Police's Warning

The police in Umm Al Quwain, UAE, have issued a timely reminder to drivers regarding the country's stringent window tinting laws. The regulations explicitly prohibit vehicle owners from darkening their car windows to the extent that visibility is reduced to 50% or less. This regulation encompasses all windows, including windshields, side windows, and rear windows. The strict enforcement of this requirement, backed by a Dh1,500 fine for violations, underscores the gravity of non-compliance with these regulations.

Ensuring Safe Driving Conditions

In addition to window tint violations, the authorities have also highlighted another crucial aspect of road safety. Using sunscreens on windshields to keep parked vehicles cool is a common practice. However, motorists are reminded that it is imperative to fully remove these sunscreens before driving. Failing to do so is not only forbidden but can also lead to penalties.

These strict regulations regarding window tints and sunscreens on windshields are essential to maintain safe driving conditions in a region where sunlight and heat are formidable challenges. Compliance with these rules not only upholds road safety standards but also ensures the well-being of all road users in the UAE.

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