URGENT.. Using GPS while driving, you are fined 800 AED and 4 black points

The need to take precautions is real, as fragmented leadership can lead to a tragic accident in a few seconds.

The need to take precautions is real, as fragmented leadership can lead to a tragic accident in a few seconds.

The use of a hand-held mobile phone during driving is one of the most common distractions for Emirati drivers, and is fined AED 800 and 4 black points on its own in the government's list.

 

Any other fines will also be fined Dh800 and given four black points.

 

According to the RoadSafetyUAE website, other common distractions during driving include:

 

- Other passengers in the car, including children or pets

 

- Smoking, eating or drinking

 

- Adjust the radio or sound system

 

- Access to things in the car

 

- Use GPS and map reading

 

- Make up or hair styling

 

Drivers should be aware that the four main types of distraction are visual, manual, cognitive and auditory. The most lethal type of distraction involves keeping your eyes off the road.