Complete List of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021

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Complete List of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021
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The Traffic Police of Saudi Arabia has recently updated its list of fines due to the high rate of Traffic Violations. Without wasting any time, read this article on the Complete List of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021. 

A lot of new rules and fines according to them have been implied. After going through the detail of the New Traffic Fines, a lot more strict rules have been added to the list. Check out the categories in which different fines are divided. 

List of all the New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021

  1. Category 1: Fine of SR 20,000 to SR 60,000
  2. Category 2: Fine of SR 5,000 to SR 10,000
  3. Category 3: Fine of SR 3,000 to SR 6,000
  4. Category 4: Fine of SR 1,000 to SR 2,000
  5. Category 5: Fine of SR 500 to SR 900
  6. Category 6: Fine of SR 300 to SR 500 
  7. Category 7: Fine of SR 100 to SR 300 
  8. Category 8: Fine of SR 100 to SR 150

Now that you have seen the list of categories, it’s time for you to know what actions are implied to any offender. Read Closely!

New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021

Complete List of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021
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Every category is divided according to the fine. A minimum and maximum amount have been given in every category. 

Category 1: Fine of SR 20,000 to SR 60,000

In Category 1 of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021, a minimum of SR 20,000 and a maximum of SR 60,000 will be charged to any person that offends in the following ways.

  • Fine for drifting for the First Time, SR 20,000
  • Fine for drifting for the Second Time, SR 40,000
  • Fine for drifting for the Third Time, SR 60,000

Category 2: Fine of SR 5,000 to SR 10,000

In Category 2 of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021, a minimum of SR 5,000 and a maximum of SR 10,000 will be charged to any person that offends in the following ways.

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  • Driving under the influence of Alcohol or Drugs with 24 Traffic Violation Points.
  • If you cross a valley during a flood. 
  • Owners of Animals will be imposed a fine if they do not keep the animals away from the road. 
  • If road work is done without notifying respective authorities.
  • If the Chassis number of the vehicle is either changed or hidden.

Category 3: Fine of SR 3,000 to SR 6,000

In Category 3 of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021, a minimum of SR 3,000 and a maximum of SR 6,000 will be charged to any person that offends in the following ways.

  • The offender would be fined if not stopped at the signal while the traffic light was red.
  • If the vehicle wasn’t stopped completely at the red light. Or started moving early.
  • Doing racing on Public roads.
  • Installing special equipment/s in private vehicles that are only used in official and emergency vehicles.
  • If found overtaking school bus while loading or unloading students with 4 Traffic Violation Points.
  • Tampering with the signs of Traffic Regulations.
  • Using devices that are unauthorized to be used inside a vehicle.
  • Driving the vehicle on the wrong side of the road or in the opposite direction with 12 Traffic Violation Points.

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Category 4: Fine of SR 1,000 to SR 2,000

Complete List of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021
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In Category 4 of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021, a minimum of SR 1,000 and a maximum of SR 2,000 will be charged to any person that offends in the following ways.

  • Stopping or Standing on railway tracks with 6 more Traffic Violation Points.
  • Carrying more people in the car than that is allowed.
  • Not following the rules of road lanes.
  • You will be fined if your vehicle is being used without a number plate or fake/illegal number plate.
  • Parking cars/bikes/ all vehicles on the public road will cost you a fine even leaving them on the road.
  • Not presenting or refusing to present Istimara and Iqama on request.
  • Overtaking Vehicle on Uphills and curved lanes.
  • If found without a helmet while riding a bike with 2 Traffic Violation Points.
  • If pedestrians are found crossing the roads from places allocated to them, they will be fined.
  • If a vehicle is not exported within the prescribed time.

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Category 5: Fine of SR 500 to SR 900

In Category 5 of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021, a minimum of SR 500 and a maximum of SR 900 will be charged to any person that offends in the following ways.

  • Driving without a license or With a license that is expired.
  • If headlights are not used when driving at night, especially in tough weather.
  • Unnecessarily using emergency vehicle siren.
  • If the tining rules of vehicles are violated.
  • Maneuvering vehicles at high speed that to between other vehicles with 8 Traffic Violation Points.
  • Not following the signal of traffic police when they are organizing the traffic with 8 Traffic Violation Points.
  • Driving a no-brake vehicle.
  • Using the phone while driving with 2 Traffic Violation Points.
  • Loading of truck/s without safety measures with 4 Traffic Violation Points.

Category 6: Fine of SR 300 to SR 500 

In Category 6 of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021, a minimum of SR 300 and a maximum of SR 500 will be charged to any person that offends in the following ways.

  • It is forbidden to exceed the speed limit if the speed is exceeded by 25 kilometers per hour. 
  • Driving with the speed limit of 25 kilometers per hour at a checkpoint with 4 Traffic Violation Points.
  • If not found applying the handbrake on a sloping road.
  • Extreme slowing down of a vehicle that causes a traffic jam.
  • Driving with an expired license
  • Blocking the movement of the road prioritized for VIP for emergency vehicles.
  • Dropping throwing objects/items on the road that may harm others.
  • Using brakes unnecessarily.
  • Passengers sitting in the vehicles at places that are not specified.
  • If a vehicle is used for illegal and unlicensed purposes.
  • Driving a vehicle that pollutes the environment heavily.
  • Customizing the vehicle illegally.
  • Crossing not-permitted lanes with 4 Traffic Violation Points.

Category 7: Fine of SR 100 to SR 300 

Complete List of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021
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In Category 7 of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021, a minimum of SR 100 and a maximum of SR 300 will be charged to any person that offends in the following ways.

  • Nose picking while driving any vehicle.
  • Not equipping trailers according to the regulations.
  • Driving a vehicle that doesn’t have Fahar or motor inspection.
  • Not maintaining distance between two vehicles that is safe for both of them.
  • Breaking rules by using strong and powerful lights that are not permitted.
  • Parking without consideration of the public roads.
  • Putting bars inside the vehicle to prevent drivers’ vision.
  • Driving a vehicle that does not have a valid Istimara.
  • Driving a vehicle that does not have the transfer of vehicle ownership.
  • Driving without a seat belt with 2 Traffic Violation Points.
  • Driving without using safety measures for children.
  • Not using indicators while changing a lane.
  • Reversing a vehicle on a highway should not exceed 20 meters.

Category 8: Fine of SR 100 to SR 150

In Category 8 of New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021, a minimum of SR 100 and a maximum of SR 150 will be charged to any person that offends in the following ways.

  • Throwing objects while the car is moving.
  • Getting in or out of any vehicle while it is moving.
  • Parking vehicles in places are specially defined for special needs people. 
  • Pedestrians crossing the road without taking into consideration the traffic lights signal.
  • Leaving the vehicle while its engine is on.
  • Driving any vehicle without valid insurance.

Wrapping Up

Your search for New Traffic Fines in Saudi Arabia in 2021 ends here. If you have any doubt regarding any fine, feel free to drop a comment. We will surely reply. Stay Home! Stay Safe!   

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