SR 300 fine for Nose Picking while Driving in Saudi Arabia

You must have seen someone doing this annoying act while driving or somebody must have seen you put your finger inside your nose. Everyone knows that this is ethically incorrect and one shouldn’t do it but almost everyone still does it.  People mostly do it right in the middle of the traffic while driving your car or waiting for the traffic light to turn green. Most of the people in Saudi Arabia drive with their air conditioners working at a high level regardless of outside conditions which create low moisture atmosphere that ultimately lead to deep rooted and stubborn nasal deposits.[irp]

It is important to mention here that research has proved that nose picking while driving can be even more distracting than using a mobile phone or arguing with your partner. Research has also revealed that an average man takes around 30 seconds to remove a stubborn nasal deep rooted dry deposits. It has also been noticed that the joy of removing the article reduces the road attention by 70%. We are delighted that finally the government has taken some action against it as the rate of traffic accidents in Saudi Arabia is very high.

Now finally, Saudi traffic police have taken a notice of this practice and we have received a screenshot from one of our readers in which it is stated that he has been fined SR 300 for nose picking while driving in Saudi Arabia. For the sake of clarity, the punishments will only be applied by a police officer when a finger is observed entering a nostril – small deposit removals on the rim of the nostril will be exempt in 95% of circumstances.

It is very important to mention here that both of your hands should be on the steering of the vehicle all the time. If you are busy in talking to someone on the mobile phone with a busy hand and God forbids, you meet with an accident, there are lesser chances of controlling your vehicle with one hand. Recommended: 24 Hours Jail, SR 15,000 Fine for using Mobile Phone while Driving[irp]

Similarly, eating or drinking something while driving also cause the distraction while driving. It is one of the most frequent violations of the traffic rules. Saudi Traffic Police has finally taken action against it. Recommended: SR 150 fine for Eating while Driving in Saudi Arabia

  • Anagde

    just today, i received an SMS from MOI-Moroor telling me that I have a violation. the fine is SR150 but did not mention what my violation is. the description is just “traffic violation” but no specifics. I paid it right away because I know that there are no other options to go with it. as far as I know, i did not violate anything.

  • Bazil

    Ok friend. But I am living in Europe … If I get a fine without knowing what its for believe you me , I will call the authorities and ask them what the fine is for, if they do not specified it to me , then I will ask them to go to HELL , and I will not pay a penny like it or not , even if I have to go to court because I know that I will win the case and the authorities would have to pay the cost of the court plus losing working hours going to the court and more and more of all those compensation laws that follows with the time and so on.

  • LOL:) This kind of things cannot even come to our dreams in Saudi Arabia

  • Bazil

    Try to get in touch with the authorities and ask them what is the fine for … If they can not give you the answer then it is your right to ask them to prove it for you before paying it or get in touch with a law maker and ask for help

  • AQ

    :))) my friend
    i simply wish if you can spend a month here.
    and i promise after a month if you still insist to get in touch with the authorities it’s my promise i will 🙂

  • Bazil

    Well friend I was in the KSA and I had a very good job, I was a kind of Chef Engineer and a project engineer for a major firms in Jeddah. I was then sent to Yanbu to build the project that I projected for the compony so all together I was there for a period of 3.5 years. I had no problems at all with the authorities as far as I did my home work in a decent way and explained to them how things work out with my Company , so no one imposed any funny acts on me because I knew what the laws allows and not alaw me to do.