Ramadan rush-hour ban on trucks
Abu Dhabi, July 4, 2013
Heavy trucks will not be allowed to enter Abu Dhabi city during rush hours in Ramadan, the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police has announced.
Trucks will be prevented from entering the city between 7:30 am and 9:30 am and from 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm, to ensure a smooth traffic flow.
Brigadier Engineer Hussein Ahmed Al Harthi, director of the traffic and patrols directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, called on truck drivers not to enter the city of Abu Dhabi during the aforementioned hours and to comply with traffic laws and legal speed limits.
Moreover, he underscored the need to use good tyres and to abide by the designated load capacity and to ensure that their truck loads are properly secure, to prevent them from falling on the road.
He also stressed that traffic control will be intensified on roads to curb reckless overtaking other vehicles and other actions that could lead to traffic accidents. – TradeArabia News Service
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