With almost 10,000 people dying on the Gulf region’s roads last year, the UAE government has set a target of reducing road deaths to three deaths per 100,000 population by 2021, said the organisers of an upcoming road summit in Abu Dhabi,
Ericsson participated in the ’Vision Zero Qatar-Sweden Power Talk’, for the first time, with the aim of showcasing how the Ericsson Intelligent Transport System (ITS) can contribute to safer transportation in Qatar.
Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in partnership with Arabian Radio Network (ARN) has created a device called ‘Back off Radio’, which will alert drivers when they are too close to the car in front.
MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet management solutions, and RoadSafety.com, an educational online platform, have partnered to promote insights into road safety for commercial vehicle operators in the region.
UAE is set to introduce smartphone-readable tags for tyres with information about their specifications in a bid to improve road safety, a report said.
Some tyres, though genuine, are not suitable for the UAE market, rendering thei
Road safety and Qatar’s plans for safe transportation will be the prime focus of a forum in Doha next week.
The Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Road Safety Forum is endorsed by the Ministry of Interior and Ashgh
MAN Truck & Bus Middle East has recorded an increase of 54 per cent in the number of fleet owners and drivers taking part in its road safety training in 2014 as compared to last year.
More than 700 drivers have been trained by
RoadSafetyUAE.com, an educational platform targeted at the general public in the UAE, has gone live as of today, aiming to be a permanent and broadly communicated knowledge base for road safety content.
The initiative encourages d
The Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate has announced that new radars have been installed at eight major roads in Abu Dhabi.
This comes in line with the Directorate’s traffic safety strategy aimed at making road
While much of the Gulf region is developing strategies to improve road safety, a sustained improvement is still a long way off, said an expert.
Introducing a graduated driver licensing scheme will help a sustained reduction of roa