Dubai Municipality wants us to keep on top of this life chore and says dirty cars are bad for the emirate’s image.
Residents who leave unwashed cars in public parking spaces could be hit with a financial penalty of AED 500.
It’s an ongoing campaign that the government department is highlighting as summer ramps up and more people go on holiday.
From the start of 2016 to the end of June 2017, 37,347 warnings were issued to the owners of dirty cars, giving them up to 15 days to clean up their act or face a fine. A total of 4,930 cars were towed and impounded.
To report an abandoned car in a public space, call the Dubai Municipality hotline on 800 900
Here are more offences drivers in Dubai can receive a fine for and how you can avoid them.