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Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with the Follow-up and Control Center - Abu Dhabi, has released a video warning motorists against "not giving priority to pedestrians in crossing from designated places."
It called on drivers to adhere to the traffic rules and to give pedestrians the right to safe passage.
Motorists violating the rule will be fined Dhs500 in addition to getting 6 black points.
Abu Dhabi Police launched the initiative for early payment of traffic violations, which will start applying from December 22, according to which the traffic violations value, the value of the vehicle impounded and the delay fine (if any) will be reduced by 35%, in case of payment within 60 days of the date of the violation.
As part of the ‘Be Road Safe’ campaign, the Abu Dhabi Police have urged drivers to use the right lane of the road if they are driving at slow speeds so as not to obstruct the vehicles that are traveling at the specified speed on the road and give way to the vehicles that have the advantage of the road coming from the back or from the left side (fast track).
The participants agreed that the publication of the videos is an effective method to reduce road accidents and enhance the safety of road users.
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