A screengrab taken from the video.
The Abu Dhabi Police shared a video of road accidents due to the ignorance of motorists. The video, consisting of various clips, showed motorists jumping the red light, taking a wrong turn and overspeeding.
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.
On the occasion of the "International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Road Accidents," which falls on November 15 each year, the police affirmed constant interest in developing the traffic safety system in coordination with partners.
The police aim to reach the best response rates, providing logistical support to the injured, providing integrated services for intervention, aid and rescue, and transporting them to hospitals to receive the necessary treatment.
The Abu Dhabi Police called upon drivers and road users to cooperate in implementing traffic law and regulations to reduce the recurrence of traffic accidents.
The police are keen to implement the necessary measures that enhance safety on the roads, such as respecting the speed limit, avoiding the use of a mobile phone while driving, and leaving an adequate safety distance between vehicles, explaining that the application of safety rules is a tribute to the memory of the victims of traffic accidents, and enhancing safety for drivers and road users.
The police stated that the aim of marking this occasion was to spread traffic awareness, and strengthen cooperation to reduce road mishaps.
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 General Command of Abu Dhabi Police announced on Saturday that traffic is banned for heavy vehicles and trucks on roads restricted to peak times in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, starting tomorrow 28th June.
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.
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