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250,375 parking tickets issued in Dubai last year

posted on 11/04/2002: 530 views


Inspectors from the car parks section at Dubai Municipality's Roads Department issued 250,375 parking fines last year. Engineer Abdul Majeed Al Khaja, who heads the section, said the fines, issued in four categories, ranged between Dh100 and Dh200. Most fines were issued to vehicles with Dubai registration - 147,097 - which is 57 per cent of the total. The number of fines issued to Abu Dhabi-registered vehicles was 33,000; vehicles with Sharjah registration totalled 3,726; Ras Al Khaimah registration, 3,289; Fujairah registration, 2,650; Umm Al Quwain registration 1,013; Ajman registration, 2,183; Oman registration, 24,737; Bahrain registration, 17,696; Saudi registration, 12; three with Kuwait registration; one with Qatar registration; Yemen registration, 3,778; three with Jordanian registration; Syrian registration, 19,415; 459 cars with 'Emirates' plates; and 1,203 diplomatic cars. The section also received 7,466 complaints regarding parking fines last year from owners of cars and 1,422 fines were cancelled. (The Gulf News)

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