From March 1, motorists getting more than 12 black points in a year will have their driving licences suspended for six months. If the motorist gets more than 12 points again the following year, the licence will be seized for a year. If the black points exceed more than 12 for a third consecutive year, the licence will be cancelled. The driver will have to take the driving test afresh after paying RO100 for a new licence.
ROP has been conducting intensive awareness campaigns to brief the drivers on the new penalties for traffic violations that include: