New Speed Limitations Announced in UAE

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Dubai Police has announced new speed limits on the roads across the whole emirate on Thursday. The specific speed limit has fixed at 100 km per hour from Dubai Al Ain road’s first interchange till Al Ain border, and the radar limit has settled at 120 km per hr. The speed limit has been decreased 20 km per hour because earlier it was 120km per hour at Dubai Al Ain. However, the radar speed limit was 140km per hour.

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New Speed Limits in UAE

On Sheikh Zayed Road the Dubai Police Academy flyover which is heading towards Al Marable’s traffic light, the speed limit is 80km per hour however radar speed limit is 100km per hour. Some roads in Oud Metha and Al Qudra Road the speed limit is 90km per hour & radar speed has settled at 111 km per hour. At Al Sufouh Road speed limit decreased, it is now 60km per hour. The radar speed limit is 80km per hour. Its earlier speed limit was 80km per hour, and the radar speed was 100km per hour.

The installation of Radars and cameras saw in December 2015 in Ras Al Khaimah roads. The Commander-in-Chief of the RAK Police, Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, said the new gadgets could identify the lane of the erring vehicle quickly. It also differentiates between the speed of light and the heavy vehicles. “There are ten sophisticated radars which can also record videos for every violation daily having 24 hours video recording ability. Whereas the 24 video cameras will be checking some major intersections here.” The high-definition video cameras will give a boost to radars, he underlined.

New Speed Detectors in Sharjah

In Sharjah 40 speed detectors at traffic lights has been installed and in internal roads to identify speeding and red-light violations. These radars have been operational from the first of 2016. The deputy director of the traffic department, Colonel Ahmed bin Darwish, said the new detectors are aimed to reduce speeding-related accidents. “These radars will certainly force motorists to go along with speed limit to avoid hefty fines and black points. The plan will ensure safety for pedestrians as well as motorists.”

So be careful while you are going to drive a car, check what is behind and besides you. Keep in view your safety to avoid an accident.

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