There are numerous regulations surrounding driving, and this is one of the crucial reasons for the strenuous testing processes. Anyone who has a license will remember the process of going through lessons and having to do their theory test. There are numerous aspects, such as signs that require memorisation, and the entire process is well regulated.

However, when it comes to regulation, there is a great deal more. Driving can result in serious incidents, and the laws relating to it are numerous and very tight. Considering this, the vast numbers of regulation changes and introductions should come as no surprise.

On the subject of new areas of new introduction, there are number plates. These are a vital aspect of every vehicles identification, and all vehicles must have theirs fitted if they wish to drive on public roads. Ras al Khaimah is looking to introduce a new regulation which ensures number plates are visible and not obscured at any point.

Number Plate Visibility

The number plate is a vehicle identifier, and so it should generally have no obstructions. In the cases of speeding, this allows for the cameras to take pictures clearly, and it also allows for the easy identification by officials.

The new RAK regulation will allow for fines to arise in the case the number plate has an obstruction, unclear or dirty. However, there is to be leeway period of two months during which awareness of the regulation should rise. In this time, no fines will arise, though warnings shall. Two weeks will then be provided for the vehicle owners to rectify their plates.

The fines, once fully introduced, will be around AED 400. The purpose of the regulatory introduction is to make the roads a safer place and allow for easier vehicular identification.

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