6 reckless drivers ordered to serve at gas station, clean streets

Six sentenced to community service for violating traffic rules in Abu Dhabi

Dubai was first to order drivers to do community service - Wam

ABU DHABI 11 April, 2017: Five Emiratis and a national of another Arab Gulf country have been ordered by the community service public prosecution to work as a gas station attendant, clean the city’s streets, mosques, public libraries, public spaces for various periods as punishment for reckless driving, including drifting and racing on public roads.

Dubai was the first to order stunt drivers to do community service.

Dubai Ruler orders stunt drivers to clean up streets – – Emirates News 24

Reckless driver ordered to clean Abu Dhabi streets for 3 months –

The unnamed traffic violator was first to be ordered to do community service in Abu Dhab: Image Courtesy Al Bayan
The unnamed traffic violator was first to be ordered to do community service in Abu Dhab: Image Courtesy Al Bayan

They were convicted in separate cases by the Bani Yas Punitive Court, the Abu Dhabi Public Prosecution said.

The various punishments aim to promote public benefit while curbing irresponsible behaviour on roads, it added.

The sentences range from one to three months.

The punishment meted to one of the convicts was increased for drifting his car near a children’s playground.

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