Recently Saudi Arabia has amend the penalties of traffic laws violations in August 2016. The aim behind increasing the punishment and increase in fine is to control the traffic violation in Saudi Arabia. This new penalties also increased the fine for breaching law related to car registration, illegal number plate and drifting etc.
But as per The General Directorate of Traffic record, there has been seen the great violation of traffic rules and law during the National Day celebration across the country.
About 40,000 traffic violation cases has been recorded by the The General Directorate of Traffic along with 732 vehicles for violating traffic law in single day during the National Day celebration of Kingdom.
As per Spokesman for the directorate Col. Tariq Al-Rubaiaan, these traffic violation cases are not limited to drifting only but there are all types of traffic violation cases has been recorded which includes over speeding, illegal parking on road and sides, halting traffic movements, breaking of traffic signals, tinting car windows, using mobile phone while driving, wearing no seat belts and driving in wrong direction. Although many drivers has been fined over driving vehicles without having license or valid driving license and driving a vehicles without a licensed number plate etc.
Among 40,000 traffic violations, there were 27,443 violation and tickets has been handed to the drivers. Which is indeed a great number of tickets has been handed in one day in Saudi Arabia.