How long it takes to get violation SMS after the Traffic Violation in Saudi Arabia?

I think at least 95% of the drivers have become the victim of traffic violation fines in Saudi Arabia. You will hardly find anyone who has not paid the traffic violation fine. Recently, the Saudi Government has increased the traffic violation fines to stop people from violating the traffic signs. The fine of crossing red light has increased to SR 3,000 from SR 500. It is important to mention here that whenever a Saher camera flashes, it does not always convert into traffic violation. People want to know How long it takes to get violation SMS after the Traffic Violation in Saudi Arabia. There are 3 ways of detecting a traffic violation and the duration it takes to get an SMS depends upon it.

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Traffic Violation detected manually in Saudi Arabia: If you are not wearing a seatbelt, crossed a red signal without Saher cameras, parked your car inappropriately or committed any other traffic violation and the traffic police officer has observed you, he will issue a ticket to you in the paper form. He might place it on your windscreen under the wiper if you are not available near to your vehicle. In this type of violation detection, it takes around 30 days to get an SMS for the traffic violation. However, you get intimated by the ticket itself placed on your windscreen or handed over to you.

Traffic Violation detected by Saher Cameras: There are thousands of Saher Cameras placed all over the Kingdom. Some of them are portable and others are fixed. Most of them are capable of detecting if you have crossed the red signal and overspending. It is important to mention here that you can always take a right turn from the traffic signal even if it has Saher cameras following a proper procedure mention in the link “How to Take a Right turn on Red Light with Saher Cameras in KSA?”. People want to know, how long How long it takes to get violation SMS after the Traffic Violation through Saher Cameras. You are notified about the traffic violation through SMS the next working day. Let’s say if a violation is detected on a Wednesday night, you will be notified by Thursday morning. If it took place on Thursday night, you will be notified by Sunday morning. Recommended: Saher System of Traffic Regulations in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Traffic Violation detected by Smart Traffic Devices: The Saudi Traffic department has provided smart traffic devices to most of their officers through which they can take pictures of the violator, select the type of traffic violation they have committed and register it in their online system in real time. How long it takes to get violation SMS after the Traffic Violation detected by the Smart Traffic Devices in Saudi Arabia? It takes not more than 30 minutes to receive the violation SMS. If you have parked your car wrongly and a traffic police officer detects it with his SMART device, you will probably be notified about the violation before reaching back home.

  • Andrian Arif

    I stopped at red sign more than 5 secs, and was close to the edge. But still once i moved on,it flashed. Is it deemed as violation? Its been 2 hrs now im waiting the result.

  • Ch Ahmed Masud

    same happened to me .. did you get the violation ticket ?

  • Andrian Arif

    Yes i got it, apparently my speed was over 25kmh when i moved after i stopped, so alls clear now 🙂

  • Ch Ahmed Masud

    Thanks for your reply. How much do they charge for such violation, after how many days you got the message.

  • Andrian Arif

    After one week, fined 300sr

  • Johnson Vettuvelil

    It took one week ? I have same doubt. It’s four days now , so far no message came.

  • Adnan Abul Faiz

    Hi masud.How much amount did you pay for the violation.?

  • Ch Ahmed Masud

    I was lucky, didn’t get any ticket.
    Hoping the same for you!

  • Ilyasmohammad

    Dear Readers,

    Today morning when i was passing by the green light at the signal and i had noticed the flash and there was no car behind me, after i passed the signal was open to traffic was about 5-8 seconds.

    im confused, did anybody faced the same situation?

  • Ask me for help

    Yes I did have the same thing today !! Some one help us to know about it!!

  • Ask me for help

    Any Update ?? Did you recive any sms?? Please share thr deatils!!

  • Ask me for help

    Yes I got the fine for exceeding more than 25km/h which is 300 !!

  • Hameed Ayjaz

    Please Let me know the date&Year you get violation! Because i think its minimum 500 Riyal for any fine who exceeded more than 25km/hr.

  • Ask me for help

    sorry its less than 25km/h

  • Hameed Ayjaz

    Okay! Thanks for reply. but please let me know the Date/month/year when you received Violation. I’m waiting for your Reply

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