Mar 7, 2018
NO 24 HOURS JAIL FOR THE VIOLATIONS OF USING MOBILE WHILE DRIVING & SEAT BELT EXCEPT SOME CASES
No Jail for the violators who violate the traffic rule by not wearing seat belt while driving or using mobile phone while driving, However there will be a fine of 150 Saudi riyals in minimum and 300 Saudi riyals in maximum. Trending : Fine for smoking while driving
Traffic department in Saudi Arabia started electronically monitoring vehicles for the violations of seat belts and mobile phones while driving. For now the electronic cameras are monitoring cities like Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam, Soon it will be applied all over the Kingdom. Recommend : New Absher allows easy Tanazul
- In one of the TV Interview, The director of Information and Public relations at the General Directorate of Public Security said there will be no jail for any of these two violations like earlier, However the electronic camera and the traffic police can fine the violator from 150 SR to 300 SR depending on the violation.
- In case of the repeating the same violations or on request of concerned court, the violators of traffic rules may be jailed on not wearing seat belt or using mobile phone while driving. Most Viewed : Electronic camera eye on seat belt and on mobile of drivers
- The main reason for the number of accident deaths in Saudi Arabia is using mobile at the time of driving and not wearing seat belt according to the recent study, as per the report published in Saudi Gazette.
- Violators of these two rules do not have any way for exempting the fines from paying, The traffic commission will decide whether the violator should go to jail or not. It is also require the commission which require the violator to pay visits to the hospital and see the victims of road accidents. Hot : Final Exit visa and visit visa validity