Heavy trucks movement ban on key Dubai roads back to normal
01 Jul 2020
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Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Police General HQ announced that the ban on the movement of trucks with a tare weight more than 2.5 tonnes would revert to the normal status, starting on Saturday (July 4).
The ban applies to Al Ittihad and the Sheikh Zayed Roads and the sector connecting them from the Sheikh Rashid Street as well as Downtown Deira/Bur Dubai from 06:00am to 10:00pm.
A partial ban also applies to the rest of Dubai roads at three peak times i.e. from 06:30am to 08:30am, from 01:00pm to 03:00pm, and from 05:30pm to 08:00pm. A permanent ban applies to the Airport and Shindagha Tunnels, Al Maktoum and Floating Bridges as well as the Business Bay Crossing.
RTA and Dubai Police GHQ call on truck drivers to observe the timings governing the movement of trucks on Dubai roads.