Driver Monsur stand besides his taxi bearing his name.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that taxis will display drivers’ name on yellow taxi signal at the top of car in Dubai.
This is done in appreciation of the efforts of distinguished drivers who promoted the values of giving and social responsibility during the pandemic by working overtime.
The authority has finished placing name-plates on 638 taxis, including the Dubai Taxi Corporation taxis.
The authority has been keen to honour outstanding drivers to motivate them to continue to perform efficiently and professionally.
The authority is constantly working on developing incentive programmes for drivers through various initiatives such as the Traffic Safety Award, which it launched 9 years ago, honoring honest drivers on a monthly basis.
The RTA also honoured taxi drivers with outstanding service records, where it allocated two million dirhams annually as rewards for distinguished drivers, provide travel tickets to bring their families.
It is noteworthy that the authority is working to develop new programmes for drivers aimed at training them and refining their performance in an integrated manner.
The fare of abra service on Al Fahidi – Old Deira Souq is Dhs2 per person from Saturday to Thursday from 08:00 am to 10:45 pm. On Friday, the timing is from 10:00 am to 11:45 pm.
Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on Saturday announced the completion of Al Jaffiliya, Etisalat and Union public bus stations at Al Jaffiliya, Al Qusais and Deira.
The system is part of RTA’s efforts to make use of modern and smart technologies in delivering better services to public parking users in Dubai. Currently, there are 190,000 paid parking slots in Dubai out of a total of 550,000.
Welcoming the participants, His Highness said: "Dubai provides the safest environment for participants from around the world to discuss ideas and exchange knowledge and insights that contribute to creating a better future for humanity."
The UK government denied on Thursday that embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson had prioritised pets over people in the chaotic evacuation out of Afghanistan as Kabul fell to the Taliban.
Heavy snow is rare in the city, so children went out into the streets to watch the flakes falling and hurl snowballs at each other.
The police stated that failing to leave a sufficient gap causes traffic accidents that result in human and material losses, and appealed to drivers to always abide by traffic laws and regulations to protect themselves and other road users from traffic accidents.