No doubt, driving is loved by everyone and it can be said that today’s world is built around the Cars, but the important thing that every frenzy driver should keep in mind is that he has to reach his destination safely. Unfortunately, millions of deaths due to road accidents are reported every year. As per reports the worst ever deaths are said to have taken place on the roads of Dubai.
The government of Dubai is aware of this problem and are strictly looking forward to take an action against it. Some of the road safety acts by Dubai government include spreading road safety awareness programs, educating drivers about the road accidents, installing cameras, imposing a strict fine on people using their mobile phones while driving etc. It doesn’t matter whether you are a resident of Dubai driving your own car or have hired a car from Car Rental Company; all you need to do is be safe by keeping an eye on what is beside and behind you.
In addition to the above acts, new speed limits have been recently set by Dubai police in order to reduce the road accidents as much as possible. To have a trouble free driving in Dubai, you must be aware of the speed limits set by Dubai police.
Previously the speed limit on Dubai-Al Ain was 120km/hr and the radar speed limit was 140km/hr which was then changed by Colonel “Sa if Al -Mazroui”,the Directorate of the General directorate of Traffic at Dubai police. He announced the speed limit of 100km/hr and radar at 120km/hr from Dubai Al-ain road right up to the AL Ain Border.
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the speed limit on Umm Suqeim Road will be increased to 90km/h from February 6.
Saif Al-Mazroui also announced the speed limit on Dubai Police Academy flyover located on Sheikh Zayed road heading towards Al Marabe’ traffic light to be set at 80km/hr and radar speed limit at 100km/hr.
The current speed on Al Sufouh Road’s is 80km/hr which has been lowered to 60km with a reduction in radar limit to 80km/hr.
Some of the roads in Dubai like Oud Metha and Al Qudra Road will have a speed limit of 90km/hr with a radar speed limit of 111km/hr.
The intent behind this blog was to keep you updated with the latest news in Dubai. Alemad wish you a safe driving ahead, in the case of any road accident call 999 for emergency cases. You can call the nearest police station as well if you don’t know the number dial 268 5555(Dubai Traffic Police Information Line)