The police explained that in coordination with partners, it will intensify awareness of not bypassing the lane designated for buses, pointing out that the commitment contributes to enhancing traffic flow and reducing the occurrence of traffic accidents.
Violators will be booked in this regard according to the Article (86) of the executive regulations amending the Traffic Law. If the light vehicle does not adhere to the compulsory traffic lane, a fine of Dhs400 will be issued against the motorists.
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.
The video showed the driver involved in performing activities in his vehicle in one of the external roads of the emirate in violation of all traffic laws and rules.
The police said members of the public must benefit from the decision to deduct traffic fines by 50%, by paying violations through the (MOI UAE) app, and (Sahl) devices spread in “12” sites in the emirate, with the aim of simplifying procedures and enhancing customer satisfaction with the services provided.
The two departments have launched the ‘VAST’ system for automated detection of seat belt and mobile phone violations, which will come into effect as of 1st January, 2021.
’Darb’ will be activated during peak times only on 4 bridges leading into Abu Dhabi, from 7-9am, and from 5-7pm.
The move comes within the Municipality’s keenness to serve customers who wait in regular parking lots, not those who park illegally or who hinder traffic movement. It also aims to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the emirate.