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Oman’s Driving Violations & Fines : Complete Guide

Oman's Traffic violations & fines

If you enjoy driving, then you must be aware of the driving violations and fines that are imposed by Oman to avoid any charges. Yes, Oman had made some changes in its traffic laws.

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List of Oman’s Traffic violations & fines

Listed below is a list of specific traffic offenses and fines in Oman, including penalties for speeding, parking, overtaking, hauling, and transporting.

Speeding violations

  • Exceeding 75 km/hr – 50 OMR, 3 black points
  • Exceeding more than 50-75 km/hr – 35 OMR, 2 black points
  • Exceeding more than 35 km/hr – 10 OMR
  • Interruption of traffic – 35 OMR, 1 black point

Parking Violations

  • Parking in a disabled bay – 50 OMR, 2 black points
  • Yellow line parking on the left – 50 OMR, 2 black points
  • Trucks parked less than 50 meters from the yellow line on the right and the main road, without emergency – 50 OMR, 2 black points
  • Parking in an ambulance space – 35 OMR, 1 black point
  • Driving on the yellow line on the right, unless there is an emergency – 35 OMR, 1 black point
  • Displaying or selling a car outside the designated area – 35 OMR
  • Parking on a pedestrian path – 15 OMR
  • Parking on a part of a roadway- 10 OMR

Overtaking Violations

  • Intentional overtaking on the yellow line or island – 50 OMR, 2 black points
  • A heavy vehicle or truck overtaking on a road that doesn’t permit overtaking – 50 OMR, 2 black points
  • Dangerous overtaking by trucks or buses – 35 OMR, 2 black points
  • Trucks or buses overtaking on non-main roads – 15 OMR, 1 black point
  • Deceleration, acceleration, and pedestrian ramp overtaking – 15 OMR, 1 black point
  • Continuously driving on the yellow line, with the intent to overtake another vehicle – 10 OMR, 1 black point

Hauling or Transporting Violations

  • A vehicle that poses a threat to other motorists while being hauled or transported on a public road – 35 OMR, 1 black point
  • Transporting or hauling a vehicle with a smaller size and engine power – 35 OMR, 1 black point
  • Commercial transportation using a temporary registration plate – 15 OMR, 1 black point
  • Passengers transported in a vehicle or motorbike with a teaching plate – 15 OMR, 1 black point
  • Overloading of buses – 15 OMR, 1 black point
  • Transport of more passengers than specified in the vehicle’s license – 10 OMR, 1 black point
  • Passengers transported inside a cargo box – 10 OMR, 1 black point

Other Violations

  • Driving with a license from a different category – 50 OMR, 3 black points
  • Addition of equipment that increases the engine’s power or sound – 50 OMR, 3 black points
  • Coverage of the entire face – 50 OMR, 3 black points
  • Checkpoints missed – 50 OMR, 3 black points
  • Hovering – 50 OMR, 3 black points
  • Falsification of vehicle panel data or covering the panel/part of the panel – 50 OMR, 3 black points
  • Driving a car with a suspended or revoked license – 50 OMR, 2 black points
  • Inadequate use of a vehicle or a bike other than in designated areas – 50 OMR, 2 black points
  • After the expiration of the temporary registration period, driving a foreign car – 50 OMR
  • Violations of renting out showrooms or offices to sell cars – 50 OMR
  • Added stickers or additions to a vehicle without permission – 50 OMR
  • Added or changing fuel tanks without permission – 50 OMR
  • Setting up an outlet on the road without authorization – 50 OMR
  • Following ambulances on the road – 35 OMR, 2 black points
  • Motorbike driving without a helmet (driver and/or passenger) – 35 OMR, 2 black points
  • Not holding the steering wheel or sitting properly while driving – 35 OMR, 2 black points
  • Failure to complete the necessary procedures at the scene of an accident – 35 OMR, 2 black points
  • Refusing to stop for a police officer – 35 OMR, 1 black point
  • Driving with expired export or import plates – 35 OMR, 1 black point
  • Leaving the vehicle on the side of the road in a position that puts its users at risk – 35 OMR, 1 black point
  • Driving a heavy vehicle when it is prohibited – 35 OMR, 1 black point
  • License plate not installed – 35 OMR, 1 black point

Rules on Driving Instruction

There are specific violations and fines that apply to driving instructors and student drivers.

  • Teaching in an unauthorized vehicle – 50 OMR, 2 black points
  • Driving a learner’s permit-less vehicle – 35 OMR, 2 black points
  • Driving instructor’s license has expired – 35 OMR, 2 black points
  • Driving without an instructor – 35 OMR
  • Driving without a driving instructor’s license – 35 OMR, 1 black point
  • The driving instructor was distracted by something other than teaching – 35 OMR, 1 black point
  • Using a mobile phone or another electronic device during a lesson – 15 OMR, 2 black points
  • The car windows of the instructor’s car/taxi are tinted or colored – 15 OMR, 1 black point
  • Not wearing an Omani dress (for instructors) – 10 OMR, 1 black point

No matter what type of vehicle you drive, you must always follow these rules!

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