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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police called on drivers of heavy vehicles, trucks and buses, and owners of companies and who are in charge of labourers’ buses, to warn drivers to refrain from driving during fog.
This is to strengthen the preventive measures aimed at avoiding accidents in such weather conditions, in order to preserve the safety of everyone, the Traffic and Patrols Directorate added.
It further stated that the violation of driving such vehicles during fog breaking instructions of the concerned authority attracts a fine of Dhs500 and 4 traffic black points, according to the Decree No.178 of 2017 regarding traffic control rules and procedures in accordance with Article No.104 of the Traffic Law.
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 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.
Abu Dhabi Police broadcast a video revealing that some drivers harass motorists by tailgating them, causing dangerous confusion for the latter on the 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.
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