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The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), represented by the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), has recently signed a contract with Al Dobowi for the supply of South Korean’s Hankook Tyres for taxicabs. The contract runs for two years subject to renewal, and the approximate contracted value for the first year is AED 10,558,195.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) says its new In Safe Hands programme is a personalised taxi service, and carries no stigma for drivers who are not part of it. Last week, the RTA announced that families who want to travel with the city's 60 safest drivers could pay for the privilege.
Traffic on Sheikh Zayed Road and other major roads ground to near standstills after midnight as people tried to return from events such as the Burj Khalifa New Year's Eve Gala, the city's main event. In anticipation of the high demand for public transport throughout the night, people had been encouraged to use the Metro.