The UAE’s President has issued a Road Tolls Law to ease traffic congestion. The Transport Department will determine where the toll gates will go and the amounts to pay. They will also set the operation times and will collect the fees. Its recommendations will be sent to the Executive Council to approve. Abu Dhabi Law No. 17/2017 came into effect on 31 December. Ambulances, the armed forces, civil defence vehicles, public buses and motorcycles will be exempt. Those who fail to comply with it will be fined upto 10,000 AED.