Watch: Abu Dhabi cracks down on litterbug drivers

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Abu Dhabi Police are warning of strict action against motorists who throw litter from their cars.

The offence is punishable with an AED 1,000 fine and six black points on their driving licences.

The authority is reminding people to dispose of trash in designated places, taking into account environmental safety and the general appearance of the emirate.

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