Jeddah — The General Directorate of Traffic (Muroor) confirmed that the automatic monitoring system detects violations of the non-Saudi vehicles’ registration plates.
It stressed the need to adhere to traffic instructions to avoid being exposed to traffic violations. These violations were recorded by the monitoring system on vehicles with non-Saudi plates.
It also called for adherence to traffic instructions and regulations in the Kingdom to ensure road users’ safety.
Speeding violation fines for motorists range between SR150 and SR2,000. The penalties vary under the speed limit allowed on each road and highway and the category of vehicles.
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Provisions in the Traffic Law for fines are based on speeding violations. If the speed limitation on the road is 120 km/h or less, the penalties are as follows:
- Exceeding by more than 10-20 kilometers per hour — minimum fine is SR150 and maximum SR300;
- If exceeding by more than 20-30 km/h — minimum is SR300 and maximum is SR500;
- Exceeding by more than 30-40 km/h — minimum is SR800 and maximum is SR1,000;
- Exceeding by more than 40-50 km/h — minimum is SR1,200 and maximum is SR1,500;
- If exceeding by more than 50 km/h — minimum is SR1,500 and maximum is SR2,000.
If the speed limitation on the road is 140 km/h, the fines are as follows:
- Exceeding by more than 5-10 km/h — minimum is SR300 and maximum SR500;
- If exceeding by more than 10-20 km/h — minimum is SR800 and maximum SR1,000;
- Exceeding by more than 20-30 km/h — minimum is SR1,200 and maximum SR1,500;
- If Exceeding by more than 30 km/h — minimum SR1,500 and maximum SR2,000.