What is the meaning of Single and Double Flash of Saher Camera?

You might have noticed that sometimes Saher or speed camera flash single time, sometimes it flashes the double-time and even three times, ever wondered what is its meaning? 

What is the meaning of Single Flash of Saher Camera?

A majority of drivers in Saudi Arabia have committed traffic violations which are detected by Saher Cameras. Most of the times the Saher camera flashes one time.

The single flash of Saher Camera means that you have crossed the allowed limit on the road and the Saher Camera has taken a picture of your car. Recommended: What are the different levels of fines for over-speeding in Saudi Arabia?

What is the meaning of Double Flash of Saher Camera?

You might have noticed that sometimes there is a double flash of a speed camera. Ever wondered why does it flash two times? Well, there are two reasons for a double flash of speed Cameras.

  1. The first reason for the double flash of Saher camera is that it took the pictures of two different vehicles passing at the same time. In other words, in case you notice a double flash of speed camera, just look around if there is another vehicle around you which is over-speeding. If this is the case, it simply means that it has taken the pictures for both of you.
  2. The second reason for the double flash of Saher camera is that sometimes the camera itself detects that the first picture taken by it is blurred or does not qualify the quality criteria. In this case, it takes another picture of your car within a fraction of second.

What is the meaning of Triple Flash of Saher Camera?

You will not find a speed camera flashing three times on a car in Saudi Arabia as it will always be single or double flash. The Saher Cameras installed on the signals flash 3 times whenever they detect a traffic violation. Therefore, if you notice a triple flash of Saher camera, you need to be worried about it as the traffic fine for crossing a red signal is too high.

Is Single Flash or Double Flash of Saher Camera related to Speed?

The single flash or double flash of Saher camera in Saudi Arabia has nothing to do with the speed. Some people think that in case of one flash of Saher camera, the violation committed is of minor nature and in case of two flashes of speed camera, it is of bigger nature. However, it has nothing to do with reality.

Does single flash or double flash of Saher Camera always result in Traffic Fine?

It is worth noting that single flash, double flash or even triple flash of Saher camera does not automatically mean that you will be fined. All these pictures taken by Saher camera go through a manual checking control.

In case you have exceeded the speed and there is a single or double flash of Saher camera, but you were still within the limits, they will discard it and not issue you a ticket.

In case you are confident that you have not crossed the speed limit and still you got a traffic ticket, you can always challenge the traffic ticket using the online MOI system.

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