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Radars installed on key Abu Dhabi roads

Abu Dhabi, November 25, 2013

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 roads safer, and support efforts to curtail all causes that lead to traffic accidents and the mortalities and serious injuries resulting from them, said a senior official.

Captain Ahmed Abdullah Al Muhairi, the head of Traffic Safety Section at the Traffic Engineering and Safety Department in the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of the Abu Dhabi Police, said the new installed radars cover the trucks’ road in Mussafah and the trucks’ road from Al Maqtaa Bridge to Mojamaa Al Josoor-Abu Dhabi- Al Ain – Umm Al Nar- Al Raha Beach Road- Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid street- Abu Dhabi International Airport- Sweihan Road.

The new radars, he stated, have been installed within a comprehensive plan that aims to improve traffic safety in the emirate, since "road safety is everyone's responsibility."

He also noted that the plan included developing of a comprehensive strategy to manage speeds, organize awareness and control campaigns, and increase the number of automatic control devices on both internal and external roads.-TradeArabia News Service




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