How much Fine Amount will U pay for Violating the Traffic Rules in Qatar?

  • November 11, 2016
  • internetQatar
  • 10 min read

List of traffic violations that can be settled by paying fines:

  1. Driving a non registered vehicle

Fine Amount: QR. 3,000
Points: 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.

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: 1


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

Fine Amount: QR.1,500
Points: Nil


4. Driving a vehicle without number plates

Fine Amount: QR. 3,000
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 1,500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 2


8. Using the commercial number plates in unauthorized situations

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR.500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 3,000
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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.

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: Nil


19. Driving a vehicle without renewing driving license.

Fine Amount: QR. 1,500
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 3,000
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR.3,000
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR.500
Points: 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.

Fine Amount: QR. 3,000
Points: 1


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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 1


28. Driving a vehicle in the opposite (wrong) direction

Fine Amount: QR. 6,000
Points: 6


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

Fine Amount: QR. 1,500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 6,000
Points: 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-wheeler or does not ride on the lanes earmarked for two wheeler whenever they are available

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 1,500
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: Nil


38. Exceeding posted speed limit on the road.

Fine Amount: QR. 500
And to be increased by QR.100 for every 10 km / hour of speed to the maximum penalty of QR.1000
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: 3


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

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR. 300
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 1,000
Points: 1


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

Fine Amount: QR. 3,000
Points: 3


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

Fine Amount: QR. 1,500
Points: 3


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

Fine Amount: QR. 3,000
Points: 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.

Fine Amount: QR. 3,000
Points: 3


51. To drive tippers or earth-movers or bulldozers, etc. on roads which are not assigned for such vehicles.

Fine Amount: QR. 3,000
Points: 3


52. The pedestrians walking through the main section of the road or on the areas which are assigned only for two wheeler, 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.

Fine Amount: QR. 100
Points: Nil


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

Fine Amount: QR.200
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR.500
Points: 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

Fine Amount: QR. 500
Points: Nil


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