Saudi Arabia raises fines for trucks In Saudi Arabia, action is being taken against trucks that do not meet the maximum weight and size. The decision comes at a time when law violations are on the rise in the region. Trucks in Saudi Arabia are given precise instructions on how much weight to carry. Action will be taken against those who do not comply. The action was taken by the Saudi Directorate General of Traffic.
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It has decided to impose strong fines on those who break the law. The Saudi Directorate General of Traffic has ordered an increase in fines for trucks amid increasing road accidents. Trucks that do not meet the maximum weight and size allowed for trucks in the country will be fined. A truck can carry a weight of up to two tons. If the load exceeds the allowable weight, a fine of 200 riyals per 100 kg will be levied.
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Vehicles weighing two to five tonnes will be fined 300 riyals. The fine for vehicles between five and seven tonnes will be 400 riyals. Vehicles with a permit of 7 to 10 tonnes will be fined 500 riyals and vehicles over 10 tonnes will be fined 800 riyals. Trucks weighing more than 200 kg will be fined 2,000 riyals. Penalties vary depending on the size of the truck. Vehicles that repeat the offense will be fined between 5,000 and 1 lakh riyals.