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Drivers go to great lengths to hide their number plates to evade payment of traffic fines by avoiding radar and camera detection.
Drivers go to great lengths to hide their number plates to evade payment of traffic fines by avoiding radar and camera detection.
Paper sheets and stickers are often applied to blur the number plates.
Paper sheets and stickers are often applied to blur the number plates.
Number plates are often blurred by applying sand to them.
Number plates are often blurred by applying sand to them.
104 cars have been impounded in the first half of the year for deliberately concealing number plates.
104 cars have been impounded in the first half of the year for deliberately concealing number plates.
In some instances, part of the number plate has been folded to avoid radar and camera detection.
In some instances, part of the number plate has been folded to avoid radar and camera detection.
80 vehicles in the Western Region, 22 in Mafraq and two in Al Ain have been seized.
80 vehicles in the Western Region, 22 in Mafraq and two in Al Ain have been seized.

Abu Dhabi impounds 104 vehicles for blurring number plates

Drivers have been hiding their number plates to evade payment of traffic fines by avoiding radar and camera detection, the head of the traffic department says.

The Abu Dhabi Traffic department has impounded 104 cars in the first half of the year for deliberately concealing number plates, Brig Gen Hussein Al Harthi, head of the traffic department, has said.

He said that drivers hid their number plates to evade payment of traffic fines by avoiding radar and camera detection.

Col Hamad Al Balushi, head of external districts at the Abu Dhabi Police traffic department, said 80 vehicles in the Western Region, 22 in Mafraq and two in Al Ain had been seized.

He said the number plates would be blurred by applying paper sheets and stickers, or sand or by folding part of the number plate.

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