Be Aware: Traffic Fines Set to Increase

Be Aware: Traffic Fines Set to Increase 1Last month, the Knesset Economic Affairs Committee revised penalties for traffic violations – including for electric bikes.

The new fines are as follows:

  • Running a red light – 1,500 NIS.
  • Driving a vehicle whose registration expired within the last 6 months – 1,000 NIS.
  • Driving a vehicle with a license that expired within 4-24 months – 750 NIS.
  • Driving 31-40 km/h over the speed limit on city streets or driving 41-50 km/h over the speed limit on intercity streets – 1,500 NIS.
  • Failing to stop for pedestrians – 250 NIS.
  • Riding an electric bicycle under the age of 16 – 1,000 NIS.
  • All other electric bicycle fines – 250 NIS.

Be warned: these new fines come into effect next Friday (17.2.17).