New radars go live on eight roads in Abu Dhabi today
New radars will be operated on eight roads in Abu Dhabi as of today, the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate announced.
Captain Ahmed Abdullah Al Muhairi, Head of Traffic Safety Section at the Traffic Engineering and Safety Department in the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of the Abu Dhabi Police, confirmed that 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.
He indicated that the new radars have been installed within a comprehensive plan that aims to improve traffic safety in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. “The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters seeks no financial gains by issuing traffic violations. This measure aims solely to ensure people’s safety and to maintain public property, as evidence has shown that most traffic accidents occur as a result of a traffic violation,” said Al Muhairi.
Concluding, he urged drivers and road users to strengthen efforts by adhering to traffic laws and the designated speed limits, in support of Abu Dhabi’s vision to achieve zero road fatalities by the year 2030 – “Zero Vision”; in addition to the positive results achieved during the period (2010-2012), notably the reduce in the number of traffic accidents with injuries (33%), mortalities (34%), and serious injuries (25%).