Drivers of light vehicles running a red light will be fined Dhs1,000 and truck drivers are subject to a fine of Dhs3,000.
The ADP cited three reasons for running a red light, which are speeding on crossroads, not paying attention and using mobile phones while driving. It urged drivers to be aware of the dangers to their lives and the lives of other drivers.
The ADP 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 in Abu Dhabi.
Drivers of light vehicles running a red light will be fined Dhs1,000 and 12 traffic points while the vehicle will be impounded for 30 days. Truck drivers are subject to a fine of Dhs3,000 and a one-year licence suspension.
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.
The Abu Dhabi Police 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.
The Abu Dhabi Police also warned some motorists about their negative behaviour, especially young motorists who disturb residents and drive recklessly on roads.
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.
Community members of all age groups and backgrounds in the UAE celebrated Pakistan’s 75th Independence Day with national zeal. Like every year, the major flag-hoisting ceremony was held in the premises of the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi which was led by Imtiaz Feroz Gondal, Charge d’Affaires.
Under the patronage of Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the 11th annual edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) will take place on Sept.28 and 29, 2022, at Expo Centre Sharjah. Vibrant discussions centred around this year’s theme “Challenges and Solutions,” will be led by senior public officials, thought leaders and government communication experts.
The patriotic zest was all too evident in the diplomatic missions of Pakistan in the country. The celebratory spirit gripped the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Pakistan Consulate in Dubai, where Consul General Hassan Afzal Khan graced the events.