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List of 113 Qatar Traffic Violations and Fines in Qatari Riyal

Always Try your best to follow traffic laws in Qatar and where ever you go in any country of the world. Keep in your mind that in many gulf countries the traffic fines were really high and usually it is easy for Gulf nationalists to pay them but for expatriates these fines are equal to their monthly salary. Qatar MOI give many online e service one of them in which any Qatar resident or expat check their traffic fines against them. Check Qatar Violation Online on MOI.GOV.QA. All of Below violations and fines were given by Moi while these fines were subject to change.Qatar Traffic Violations Fines

List of Qatar traffic violations that can be settled by paying fines are given below

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No Type of Violation Fine Amount Points
 

1

 

Driving a non registered vehicle.

 

QR.3000

 

2

 

 

2

 

Not displaying the sticker indicating the valid date of the vehicle license at a clear place on the vehicle or refusing to show it when requested.

 

 

QR.300

 

1

 

3

 

Driving a vehicle on the road without renewal of it’s license.

 

 

QR.1500

 

Nil

 

4

 

Driving a vehicle without number plates.

 

QR.3000

 

3

 

 

5

 

Making unauthorized changes of color or shape  of the number plates or altering the details on it or loaning it or exchanging it.

 

 

QR.1500

 

3

 

6

 

Not returning the number plates to the licensing authority when the vehicle is not in use or in case of non renewal of the vehicle license within the stipulated date or the vehicle being unfit for use or when applying for cancellation of its registration or for it’s export out of the country ultimately.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

7

 

Not informing the licensing authority immediately  about the loss or damage of any one or both of the number plates.

 

 

QR.500

 

2

 

8

 

Using the commercial number plates in unauthorized situations.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

9 Using of temporary number plates ( “For test” number plates) for  unauthorized purposes. QR.500 Nil
 

10

 

Driving a vehicle with commercial number plates or number plates which are allowed for test vehicles without fixing it properly on the vehicle as requested by the law or allowing an unauthorized person to drive that vehicle.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

11

 

Not returning of a commercial or test vehicles’ number plates or a temporary number plate to the licensing authority when cancelled or not renewed.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

12

 

To write or to paint or to put any details against the law on any part of the vehicle or in the body of the vehicle or to use the vehicle for publicity purposes without written permission from licensing authority.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

13

 

To make changes in the use of the vehicle any way or altering any major part in it that entails tampering with the registration particulars of the vehicle without written permission from licensing authority.

 

 

QR.3000

 

3

 

14

 

If the owner does not inform the licensing authority in writing about the change of ownership of the vehicle within three days of ownership change along with details of new owner and his address.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

15

 

If the  new owner of the vehicle does not inform the licensing authority in writing about the change of ownership to him within 3 days from changing the ownership to him.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

16

 

The owner of the vehicle not informing the traffic authority about any change in the owner’s name or nationality or ID number, his address or place of residence within 10 days of such a change.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

17

 

If the owner of the vehicle does not inform the licensing authority about the loss or damage of the registration card (RC / Vehicle license) or not applying for a new one instead of lost or damaged  RC or if the person who found the RC not returning it to the licensing authority.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

18

 

The driving instructor not complying with rules and regulations related with driving classes or the learner not carrying learner’s permit during driving classes or not producing it when requested by the police.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

19

 

Driving a vehicle without renewing driving license.

 

QR.1500

 

Nil

 

 

20

 

The driver not carrying the driving license while driving or not producing it when asked by the police.

 

 

QR.500

 

1

 

21

 

To obtain more than one driving license of same kind or to use it or to allow some one to use it against the law or to use the license for some illegal gain or someone using somebody else’s license or accepting it except in the situations allowed by the law.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

22

 

The owner of the driving license not informing the traffic department or  the nearest traffic office about the loss or damage of a driving license immediately or not returning it  to the licensing authority whenever it is  found.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

23

 

The car rental offices and companies or car  selling and buying showrooms or car decoration shops  or car   automobile workshops undertaking their business before obtaining trade license from the licensing authority.

 

 

QR.3000

 

Nil

 

24

 

Setting up or running a driving school or conducting driving classes without permission from the licensing authority.

 

 

QR.3000

 

Nil

 

25

 

If the motorist does not stay in the right side of the road in situations specified by law.

 

 

QR.500

 

1

 

26

 

If the drivers of transport vehicles ( buses of all types) and trucks, goods vehicles, trailers or semi-trailers do not keep to the right side of the road or overtake other vehicles.

 

 

QR.3000

 

1

 

27

 

Not abiding by the lanes on the main section of the road while driving.

 

QR.500

 

1

 

 

28

 

Driving a vehicle in the opposite (wrong) direction.

 

QR.6000

 

6

 

 

29

 

Reversing the vehicle on the main road except in emergency or reversing the vehicle at intersections.

 

 

QR.1500

 

3

 

30

 

If the driver of a vehicle exits from a lane to reach a side road or to enter some point near the road or exit from it or to turn or to reverse without taking any precaution prescribed by the law.

 

 

QR.500

 

1

 

31

 

If the driver of a vehicle Parks the vehicle on expressway in an undesignated area or to reverse or turn to the left or to u-turn or to drive it on the traffic island.

 

 

QR.6000

 

3

 

32

 

If a bicyclist does not ride on the right side of the main section of the road or does not ride behind other bicycle riders at places where no lanes are earmarked for two-wheelers or does not ride on the lanes earmarked for two wheelers whenever they are available.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

33

 

If a motor cyclist does not ride on the lanes assigned for motor vehicles.

 

 

QR.300

 

1

 

34

 

If a motor cyclist carries passengers on his motorcycle without side car or back seat or if a bicycle rider carries passengers on his bicycle which is not designed to carry passengers.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

35

 

If the motorcyclist, bicyclist and the riders on the back seat do not wear the helmet.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

36

 

If a motorcyclist or bicyclist does not hold on the handle bar with both hands unless when required to indicate signals manually or if he holds on another vehicle while driving or if a two-wheeler drives on one wheel or tries to tow, carry, push or drag objects that can obstruct traffic or endanger themselves or others on the road.

 

 

QR.1500

 

Nil

 

37

 

Driving a vehicle on a restricted road or allowing somebody to do so without written permission from licensing authority.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

38

 

Exceeding posted speed limit on the road.

 

QR.500

And to be increased by QR.100 for every 10 km / hour of speed to the maximum penalty of QR.1000.

 

 

4

 

39

 

If the motorist does not slow down the speed at pedestrian crossings or at crowded points or turnings or curves or cross roads or intersections or roundabouts or bridges or underpasses or while entering school or hospital zones which is to ensure the road safety.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

40

 

If the motorist does not control and adjust vehicle speed according to situation and condition of road, vehicle’s condition and its load and weather that will help to stop or reduce speed whenever needed.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

41

 

Driving a vehicle at abnormal low speed that may obstruct traffic movement without a good reason.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

42

 

Applying the brake suddenly without an emergency required to ensure the safety and security of the traffic in the road.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

43

 

Not giving clear indication in advance (turn signal) and enough time when going to slow down the speed of the vehicle.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

44

 

If the driver and the front seat passenger do not wear the seat belts while driving on the road.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

45

 

The driver using or holding a mobile phone or any other device in hand while driving or becoming busy watching any visual object from television set in the vehicle or allowing the children less than 10 years of age to occupy the front seat while driving the vehicle on the road.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

46

 

Fixing of sign plates or advertisements or devices similar to the traffic signs or devices which  lessen the clarity or the effect of the original signs by the traffic department or which may cause confusion to other road users.

 

 

QR.1000

 

1

 

47

 

To use the vehicle for purposes other than what is mentioned in the vehicle lecense or registration certificate or to allow somebody to do so.

 

 

QR.3000

 

3

 

48

 

Driving a vehicle with a vehicle license while it has been suspended on the basis of legal or administrative decision.

 

 

QR.1500

 

3

 

49

 

Driving a vehicle with a driving license while it  has been suspended on the basis of legal or administrative decision.

 

QR.3000 3
 

50

 

Driving a vehicle that makes noisy sounds or dense fume or causing bad smoke or leaks inflammable materials or harms the public health or environment or damages the road or driving a vehicle without an appropriate silencer.

 

 

QR.3000

 

3

 

51

 

To drive tippers or earthmovers or bulldozers, etc. on roads which are not assigned for such vehicles.

 

 

QR.3000

 

3

 

52

 

The pedestrians walking through the main section of the road or on the areas which are assigned only for two wheelers if there are pavements or not walking on  extreme left side from the main section of the road which is at the opposite direction of the moving vehicles if the pavements are not available when they face dangers of vehicles while they are walking on the extreme right of the traffic direction or not complying with extreme edge of the road that is against their movement’s direction or one person not walking behind another one whenever it is possible during their walking on the road outside the city.

 

 

QR.100

 

Nil

 

53

 

If pedestrians do not take necessary precaution while crossing the main section of the road.

 

 

QR.200

 

Nil

 

54

 

If the pedestrians do not follow the signs for below directives when crossing  the main section of the road through  assigned places :-

 

1.     Signals for pedestrian crossing.

 

2.     Pedestrian not to cross when the police has allowed the vehicles to move.

 

3.     Not to mingle with the line of sergeants or with organized groups that is moving under supervision of a responsible person and all permitted parades.

 

4.     Abiding by the traffic signals and rules.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

55

 

If the motorists do not give way to official motorcades or to similar convoys, or if the motorists or pedestrians try to get into the motorcade or to obstruct its movement or follow it at any method or getting near to it or running along it.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

56

 

If the motorist does not abide by any of the following rules:-

 

1.     Allow adequate space between him and the vehicle in front of him and to be attentive of signals of the vehicle in front of him and not to overtake except from the left side.

 

2.     Not to overtake the vehicles which are running in front of him at unclear elevations and sharp turnings, arched bridges, curves, roundabouts, pedestrian crossings and in all places where the traffic signals prohibit overtaking.

 

3.     Not to increase speed while being overtaking by another vehicle.

 

4.     Not to overtake when the vision is not clear.

 

5.     Not to overtake police, internal state security vehicles as well as ambulance and civil defense vehicles while they are on emergency calls and they are using their sirens.

 

6.     Not to overtake vehicles which are loading students in residential areas.

 

7.     Following the official signboards on the road indicating directions that are posted by licensing authority.

 

8.     Letting the vehicles assigned for emergency (police, security, civil defense and ambulance) to pass through when on an emergency duty.

 

9.     Vacating the road immediately at intersection or junctions when emergency vehicles need to pass.

 

10.                        Not driving behind emergency vehicles and not maintaining at least 50 meters of space from that.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

57

 

The drivers not giving adequate signals as required.

 

QR.200

 

Nil

 

 

58

 

If drivers of emergency vehicles ( police, internal state security, civil defense and ambulance) use the sirens without  emergency cases.

 

 

QR.200

 

1

 

59

 

If the motorist does not move his vehicle to the nearest service road (safe area) in case of an accident that did not involve any injuries while vehicle can be moved (drivable) or if the motorist does not inform the police immediately.

 

 

QR.1000

 

3

 

60

 

If the motorist refuses to disclose his name and address or the name and address of the owner of the vehicle to the traffic police in case of an accident.

 

 

QR.500

 

1

 

61

 

Driving a vehicle on the road while the vehicle is not equipped with a working horn.

 

 

QR.300

 

1

 

62

 

Drivers using horns except when facing an imminent danger.

 

 

QR.300

 

1

 

63

 

Fixing or using air horns or musical horns.

 

QR.300

 

1

 

 

64

 

Fixing or using horns or light systems or devices similar to those which are prescribed only for police or civil defense or ambulance vehicles without written permission from the licensing authority.

 

 

QR.1000

 

1

 

65

 

To use high beam or fog lights in the front or rear of the vehicle except in the weather conditions that require this kind of light.

 

 

QR.500

 

1

 

66

 

Using any method to tint glasses of the vehicle without permission from licensing authority.

 

 

QR.1000

 

Nil

 

67

 

Driving a vehicle on the road  between sunset and sunrise or when the vision is poor due to weather conditions at daytime without using the following lights :-

 

a.     The dim light and 2 rear lights and light of number plate at back side and high beam / fog lights are not allowed when the vehicle is parked.

 

b.     To dim high beam / fog lights to low beam when approaching a vehicle from a reasonable distance from the opposite side.

 

 

QR.500

 

Nil

 

68

 

Driving motorcycles or bicycles  on the road  between sunset and sunrise or when the vision is poor due to weather conditions at daytime without using the following lights :-

 

a. The electric light which is fixed at front of the motorcycle or bicycle and back light of the motorcycle and the light on the side.

 

b. The reflector at back side of the bicycle.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

69

 

To drive vehicles pulled by men or animals from sunset to sunrise  or when the vision is poor due to weather conditions at daytime without using the following lights:

 

Having a normal white light in the front and red light in the back as those lights will be fixed in a way that will inform about the presence of a vehicle clearly during its running.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

70

 

To drive a vehicle between sunset and sunrise period on the road or when the vision is poor due to weather conditions at daytime without considering the following lights:-

 

Should not have any red light in front of the vehicle. The white light at normal conditions and yellow light at foggy situations are sufficed.

 

 

QR.1000

 

Nil

 

71

 

When a parked car driver failed to use light signals or reflecting signs at the back side of the vehicle during daytime or nighttime where visibility is poor and didn’t care to park away of the main section of the road.

 

 

QR.500

 

3

 

72

 

If the driver of a vehicle does not adjust the high beam light  towards the right side of the road..

 

 

QR.200

 

1

 

73

 

If the motorist does not abide by the automatic traffic signals.

 

 

QR.6000

 

7

 

74

 

If a motorist moves his vehicle and obstruct or confuse the traffic at intersections where there are automatic traffic signals, in spite of the priority of moving is to him (If a driver obstructs traffic flow at intersection).

 

 

QR.500

 

3

 

75

 

If the motorist does not abide by the manual signals activated by the traffic police.

 

 

QR.6000

 

7

 

76

 

Failing to give priority in moving a vehicle on road junctions where multi cross roads in squares.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

77

 

If the motorist does not give priority to the vehicles coming from the left side of the  intersections  where  signals or signs specifying the priority are not available  or failing to give priority where  signals and signs  are there determining the priority on moving the vehicle.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

78

 

If the motorist does not give the right of way for vehicles approaching from paved roads at two intersections where one road is paved and another is not paved.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

79

 

If a motorist approaches the main road from the side road, does not allow the right of way to the vehicles approaching from the main road.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

80

 

Parking and waiting of vehicles at non assigned places.

 

QR.300

 

3

 

 

81

 

To park vehicles or wait at assigned places for   pedestrian crossings or on pavements.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

82

 

To park vehicles or wait at non assigned places for parking or waiting on bridges, flyovers and underpasses.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

83

 

To park vehicles or wait on the main section of the  road near  elevations or curves.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

84

 

To park vehicles or wait at a distance of less than 15 meters from cross roads or ground entrances, roundabouts or pedestrian crossings or public transport stations.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

85

 

To park vehicles or wait on the main section of the  road beside continuous long ground signs which are not allowed to cross it.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

86

 

To park vehicles or wait at such points where  parking the vehicle or stopping there will lead to hide  traffic signals and traffic sign boards  or vehicles from sight of  some road users.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

87

 

To park vehicles or wait in front of  entrances or exits of private residences, garages, petrol stations,  hospitals, first aid centers,  fire and police stations or military zones or educational institutions without permission.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

88

 

To park vehicles or wait in the places where parking will obstruct the movement of other vehicles there.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

89

 

To park vehicles or wait on the main section of the  road nearby another parked vehicle.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

90

 

To park vehicles or wait at waiting or parking prohibited areas.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

91

 

To park vehicles or wait at places reserved for persons with special needs or for others.

 

 

QR.500

 

3

 

92

 

To park vehicles or wait at paid parking without making payment.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

93

 

To park vehicles or wait at paid parking beyond the time limit.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

94

 

To obstruct the use of parking lots reserved for taxies or give rise for rush in front of it.

 

 

QR.300

 

3

 

95

 

To leave a vehicle on a main road without taking necessary procedures to avoid risk of  any accident  or leaving it in a way that will obstruct flow of traffic or without taking necessary procedures to avoid illegal use of it by someone else or leaving it with its operating key.

 

 

QR.500

 

3

 

96

 

If the driver of a vehicle remains with the vehicle on a main road that may cause to obstruct the  traffic or to risk an accident on road users.

 

 

QR.500

 

3

 

97

 

To leave vehicles or animals or objects on the main road in such a manner that could risk the lives of others or obstruct or block traffic.

 

 

QR.500

 

3

 

98

 

To place any barrier or any object on the road that may obstruct traffic or passersby or road works without written permission from licensing authority.

 

 

QR.500

 

3

 

99

 

To transport persons in a vehicle which  hasn’t seating facility or not meant for passenger transport.

 

 

QR.500

 

3

 

100

 

To carry any vehicle on carrier or footboard or on the roof top of the vehicle without written permission from licensing authority.

 

 

QR.500

 

3

 

101

 

To run on the road a vehicle with some parts that  are not fit for use and not  in a secured condition that will risk lives of the passengers or road users.

 

 

QR.500

 

4

 

102

 

If the driver of a passenger vehicle or a transport office or a driver of a taxi or a rent a car or a limousine allows to transport passengers more than allowed by law.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

103

 

If the driver of a transport vehicle diverts his attention by talking to anyone of the passengers or allows anybody to sit or stand nearby him while driving the vehicle.

 

 

QR.300

 

Nil

 

104

 

Putting the load on the vehicle without organizing, arranging and fixing it properly in a condition that will allow the loaded materials to move or fall while the vehicle is moving.

 

 

QR.1500

 

1

 

105

 

Not considering the following factors when the load is placed on the vehicle:-

 

1.     To not endanger persons or to not cause any risk for public or private property.

 

2.     To not make noise or to fly or leak anything that may affect public health or environment or may harass the pedestrians.

 

3.      To not obstruct vision of the vehicle driver or to not hide automatic or manual traffic signal or side signs or vehicle lights or reflectors or number plates.

 

4.     To not affect vehicle balance or not causing the driving for danger.

 

 

QR.1500

 

1

 

106

 

Exceeding height of load on the vehicle or things appearing from the load for more than 4.2 meters from the road level without written permission from the  concerned authority.

 

 

QR.3000

 

1

 

107

 

Exceeding width of vehicle including load or things appearing from it for more than 2.6 meters without written permission from concerned authority.

 

 

QR.3000

 

1

 

108

 

1)  To exceed the gross weight of the vehicle on a

single axle by 13 tons.

 

2)    To exceed the maximum permitted weight of the vehicle on a double axle without written permission from licensing authority.

 

3)    To exceed the gross weight of a vehicle than permitted load limit without written permission from licensing authority.

 

 

QR.3000

 

1

 

109

 

Load extension to the front side of the vehicle for more than one meter, or to back side for more than 2 meters from the body of the vehicle without written permission from licensing authority.

 

 

QR.3000

 

1

 

110

 

Not holding a written permission from the licensing authority to transport materials which cannot be parted while its length will be more than permitted.

 

 

QR.3000

 

1

 

111

 

Not putting clear red signs on the sides of the load for alerting others.

 

 

QR.1000

 

1

 

112

 

Making extensions on  load boxes of transport vehicle and truck with the aim of carrying  more than the dimensions and specifications either by width, length or height.

 

 

QR.1000

 

1

 

113

 

Not writing down the gross weight and number of passengers on the body of the vehicle, that its load capacity (net weight) is 3 tons or more.

 

 

QR.1000

 

1

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