The new helmet prototype has higher energy absorption, reducing the amount of energy transferred to a cyclist's head in the event of an accident and lowering the chances of serious injury. According to a WHO data, more than 60% of the reported bicycle-related deaths are result of accidents with head injuries.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a new initiative whereby an additional number plate will be placed at the rear for bike racks mounted at the back of vehicles.
The month-long 30x30 Dubai Fitness Challenge will also kick off this week, on Oct.29, with various activities taking place around the Emirate - in schools, beaches and parks, in different communities, and community and fitness centres.
This morning, Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, met the riders before the start and took photos with the iconic Trofeo Senza Fine.
The General Directorate of Dubai Police launched traffic campaigns which resulted in seizing 9,886 cycles, motorbikes violating the traffic laws over the past 10 months.
The campaign, which is part of the force’s efforts in implementing the directives of Sheikh Hamdan, to transform the emirate into a bicycle-friendly city, aims to achieve the Dubai Traffic Safety Strategy and protect the lives of road users...
This is done with the aim of avoiding blocking the vehicle plate, which is a traffic violation that entails the imposition of a fine, as part of its efforts to enhance road safety and it would spare the owners of vehicles carrying bicycles from committing traffic violations.
"A beautiful path that we add to 520 km of bike paths in Dubai, which pass through most beautiful landmarks of the city," tweeted Sheikh Mohammed.
Still only 23, the Slovenian will be the star attraction as he leads out the world's top 18 teams for the seven-day race on Sunday.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Careem launched Phase II of bike rental service (bike-share) by adding 950 pedal-assisted e-bikes (bikes operated by pedals and kinetic energy), and 95 stations, which will bring the total number of bikes in Dubai to 1,750 bikes at 175 stations.