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A satellite image showing the locations of the two Salik toll gates at Garhoud Bridge and Al Barsha, near the Mall of the Emirates.
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The Al Garhoud toll gate. Garhoud Bridge was clearer than usual on Sunday as commuters took alternative routes to bypass the tolls.
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A Dubai resident holds up a Salik tag to be placed on a car's dashboard. Salik vendors on Sunday reported high tag sales on the first day of toll operations.
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Salik tags are detected by sensors at toll gates, charging drivers AED4 to enter the 'congestion zone' along Sheikh Zayed Road.
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Taxis in Dubai were forced to take alternative routes on Sunday after their Salik tags did not arrive on time. Drivers face fines if they do not buy and display a Salik sticker.
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Cars drive under the Al Barsha toll gate sign on Sheikh Zayed Road before the toll's July 1 launch. (Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images)