The inauguration of the lane follows the completion of a trial period of the lane which contributes to improving the bus journey time by as much as 24 per cent and delivering better services to public transport riders.
Dubai Ride attracted wide participation from the public for a once-in-a-lifetime cycling experience along Sheikh Zayed Road
The crash occurred before the Dubai Mall Bridge that heads towards the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
According to Brigadier Dr Ali Rashid Bin Awash, Director of Traffic and Patrols Department at Fujairah Police, the accident took place at the end of Yabsa Bypass Road connecting Sheikh Maktoum Street and Fujairah Port Street on Saturday.
A stalled vehicle is slowing traffic on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road in front of Mirdif City Centre heading to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Police General HQ announced that the ban on the movement of trucks with a tare weight more than 2.5 tonnes would revert to the normal status, starting on Saturday (July 4).
The ban applies to Al Ittihad and the Sheikh Zayed Roads and the sector connecting them from the Sheikh Rashid Street as well as Downtown Deira/Bur Dubai from 06:00am to 10:00pm.
The accident happened when a 14-passenger minibus veered off and crashed into the cement barrier on the right side of the road before it caught fire.
The authorities have stressed that the application of Article No. 29 of the sudden deviation of the vehicle, involving a fine of Dhs1000, and 4 black points.
The first being the widening of Exit 39, near Mall of Emirates, from one lane to two lanes, which doubled the capacity of the road from 1800 to 3600 vehicles per hour.