According to the traffic law, children under 10 are not allowed to sit in the front seat of vehicles. WAM
The ADP urged parents to be aware of the major risks posed by placing their children on their laps while driving, highlighting its keenness to promote the culture of traffic and raise awareness of relevant preventive measures and how to safely seat children in vehicles.
It also pointed out the importance of seating children under the age of four in appropriate child seats.
According to the traffic law, children under 10 are not allowed to sit in the front seat of vehicles. They should be put in a child seat and restrained by the seatbelt when being seated in the rear of the vehicle. This must be followed till the child becomes as tall as 145cm. "When they reach this height, they should then use seat belts," ADP added.
The Abu Dhabi Police also called on drivers to pay attention while driving and refrain from using their mobile phones to surf the internet or use social media, stressing that it is closely monitoring traffic intersections using cameras, in cooperation with the Monitoring and Control Centre.
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate of the Central Operations Sector of Abu Dhabi Police urge drivers to adhere to traffic laws and rules to enhance their safety on the roads and reduce traffic accidents.
Police warned motorists to stop when they see the “stop” signs of school buses or face a fine of Dhs1,000 and ten black points. Also, school bus drivers who fail to open the stop sign while dropping off students will be slapped with an Dhs500 fine and six black points.
The two-month traffic safety campaign is to raise awareness among community members and motorists on the importance of giving way in the far left lane (fast lane) and limiting its use to overtaking and emergency vehicles.
A woman filed a lawsuit against a women’s salon in which she requested the court to obligate the salon to pay her Dhs100,000 in compensation for the burns she sustained by mistake when her nails were trimmed and decorated with acrylic. She said this substance was left on her fingers for a long period and consequently caused finger burns of second and third degrees.
The Water Department of the Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority completed the installation of a strategic water line extending for 56km from Hamda area to Al Badea area with a diameter of 800mm at a total cost of Dhs96 million, excluding the value of materials. The project aims at enhancing the diversity of water sources in the city of Sharjah and guaranteeing the continuity of service.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, approved the start of the first phase of land levelling for the residential areas in Al Shannouf 1-6, totalling 3,000 plots of land at 50 plots in each area.
Khalid said, “Members of the Australian Defence Force entertaining #Afghan Refugee kids in a camp at UAE. These children & their families have been evacuated from #Afghanistan by the Australian Government. @ausgov @AustralianArmy @DeptDefence…”