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UAE police issue speed limit warning for motorists
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police has called on all motorists to follow traffic rules, abide by the traffic signs...
Clouds with light rain likely over next few days
By Sami Zaatari, Staff Reporter www.gulfnews.com Abu Dhabi: Clouds coming in from Saudi Arabia are expected to cause light rain to fall in the coastal and...
20% of Dubai’s taxi fleet to be hybrid soon
By SHAFAAT SHAHBANDARI, STAFF REPORTER www.gulfnews.com Dubai: Dubai’s fleet of hybrid taxis is set to expand significantly with 55 vehicles joining the existing 99. Cars Taxi, which...
Abu Dhabi residents call for street numbers instead of confusing names
By Anwar Ahmad www.thenational.ae ABU DHABI // Abu Dhabi’s ambitious multimillion-dirham street-sign project has not had the smoothest rollout. First there were street numbers, then there were...
More hybrids join Dubai’s taxi fleet
Dubai: Dubai’s taxi fleet just got greener as Cars Taxi has brought in 28 hybrid vehicles to join the 20 cabs launched last year by the Roads and Transport Authority’s (RTA) Dubai Taxi Corporation. The vehicles were launched on Tuesday.
RTA opens Salik services office in Al Ain
The Intelligent Traffic Systems Department, Traffic and Roads Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), announced the opening of Salik services office in Al Ain, adding to the line-up of other similar offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.
Overworked taxi drivers are putting people’s lives at risk
Users of taxis in the capital have raised concerns about some drivers falling asleep during their rides. Despite several campaigns carried out by the Abu Dhabi Police and numerous calls to motorists to refrain from driving while tired, taxi drivers are still endangering their passengers' lives and their own, complained a reader.
Heavy goods vehicles banned in rush hour
Trucks carrying loads of two and half tonnes or above will not be allowed to enter Abu Dhabi city during rush hour in Ramadan, the Traffic and Patrols Department of Abu Dhabi Police has announced.
Three little girls who did not die in vain
The death of three young Emirati girls at the side of Airport Road two years ago today was an unspeakable tragedy. Shaikha Salem Al Mansouri, four, and her sisters Damayer, six, and Mariam, seven, were attempting to cross to Carrefour when they were hit by a speeding driver.
Road works choke access to Jumeirah Village Triangle
Residents of Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) are finding it difficult to access their homes, as two of the three entry points to the development have been closed for roadworks. The development is situated between Emirates Road and Al Khail Road, behind Emirates Hills.
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