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Safe distance rule violation major cause of accidents in UAE

By Dina Aboul Hosn Speed on the road does kill, but only when accompanied by other factors, Dubai's top traffic authority said on Tuesday. "If...

Completion rate of Dubai Tram hits 93 per cent

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority RTA, announced that completion rate in the entire works of the Dubai Tram project has now hit 93 percent.

Abu Dhabi taxi driver turns wheels – and heads

After nearly six years working as a maid, Seble Gezahheng decided last year to hang up her gloves and throw in the tea towel for a silver Nissan Tiida. Ms Gezahheng, from Ethiopia, is one of only a handful of women in the capital to drive a regular silver taxi cab. And she does so by choice.

Uber launches cheaper taxi service in Qatar

Ride-hailing app Uber has launched a new service in Qatar that uses older, smaller cars and cuts current Uber prices in the country by...

Emirates airline’s global ‘Kids Go Free’ campaign.

Partnership with over 100 hotels, key tourist attractions and destination companies in Dubai offers families a never-before integrated experience from flights to ground activity. Families are at the forefront of Emirates airline’s global “Kids Go Free” campaign this summer.

RTA starts two bus routes to Tecom free zones

Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced two new bus routes --Route 83 and Route 85 -- that will connect Tecom free zones Dubai Internet City (DIC), Dubai Media City (DMC) and Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) to Karama and Discovery Gardens respectively. The buses operating on the new routes can cut down the commuting time for office-goers within the free zones by almost 50 per cent. The timings of the two bus routes take into account the peak hours.

New street names confuse Abu Dhabi taxi drivers and residents

Taxi drivers and residents new to the emirate are struggling to find their way around with the new street address system. Despite the training TransAD has given taxi drivers, many are confused when faced with two different names for the same street.

Beware of odometer rollback in used cars

Dubai: Motorists in Dubai are calling on the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to make odometer rollback detection part of vehicle inspection. Lack of facilities...

Behind the wheel: Pink twice

Dubai is looking for more female taxi drivers as the highly successful Pink Taxi fleet is set to double to 50 in the next few months, a senior official said. We have 65 Pink Taxi drivers and plan to hire 52 more," said Yousuf Al Ali, Director of Fleet Processes and Operation Department at the Dubai Taxi Corporation.


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Mohammed bin Rashid endorses two Entrance Projects for Bluewaters Island, International...

HH has also endorsed the Entrances Project for the International City, spanning an area of about 800 hectares comprising several residential communities as well as the Dragon Mart. The two projects will be undertaken at a cost hovering around 700 million dirham.

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Dubai taxi drivers to use Makani app

The civic body has confirmed that Dubai Taxi Corporation will implement UAE's official geo-addressing system, Makani App, by the end of August.

Gulf Traffic exhibition 2013

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the RTA has opened Gulf Traffic 2013 held in the Dubai World Trade Center, in the presence of Hilal Al Murri, CEO of the Dubai World Trade Center and a host of officials, representatives of exhibitors.

RTA approves Dubai road network upgrade plan

Source: Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has approved a road network upgrade plan besides the construction of parking spaces to ensure smooth traffic...

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