A video shows an accident on an Abu Dhabi road.
The ‘#You_An Comment’ Initiative launched by Abu Dhabi Police has revealed that 86% of the public supports the publication of real videos of traffic accidents.
Part of the initiative included a poll of about 6,500 participants via social media. The participants agreed that the publication of the videos is an effective method to reduce road accidents and enhance the safety of road users.
Brigadier Mohammed Ali Al-Muhairi, Director of Security Media Department in the GHQ Affairs Sector of Abu Dhabi Police confirmed that publishing real videos of traffic accidents generated a lot of engagement on the Abu Dhabi Police social media account.
He praised the broad interaction of the public, and their eagerness to participate in all matters relating to the security and safety of society. The enthusiasm confirms the positivity, and the national feeling of social responsibility. It also reflects the values of "positive citizenship", which the wise leadership has embedded in all members of the society.
The police said such reckless behaviour of the driver is dangerous for everyone. The motorists not only is breaking the traffic law, but also preparing the ground for a major accident.
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