Senior police official says red light jumping responsible for 6% of road accidents in UAE capital
Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (FAMCO) recently held the region’s first Fuelwatch Challenge aimed at testing and rewarding some of the country’s best drivers in fuel-efficient driving.
Four Emirati students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at American University of Sharjah (AUS) have designed and developed a system that aims to lower the rate of car accidents in the UAE.
Some 46% of UAE drivers rely on coffee to stay alert while 26% admit that not drinking coffee while driving makes them unfocused and drowsy.
Al-Futtaim Motors has joined the UAE Ministry of Interior’s “Summer Without Accidents” campaign as official sponsor of Dubai Police’s efforts to reduce road fatalities.
The UAE’s first 3D-printed autonomous vehicle led launches of 3D printed technology at GITEX Technology Week.
Breaking the speed limit is especially prevalent among young drivers, with 29% of respondents aged 18-24 admitting to speeding on a quarter or more of their trips.
Uber is present in 60 countries — 330 cities in total — and has established itself as one of the world’s best known mobile-based car hire companies, valued at $41bn.
Dubai Police will seize a vehicle that has been involved in street racing and issue a fine of $27,000 for the offence.
Vehicle marketplace Carmudi has revealed motorists in the region are replace their cars three times more often than motorists in the US.
UAE fuel subsidies have been abolished, resulting in operational cost increases for fleet owners running gasoline-powered vehicles. With this in mind, Ford advises on getting the most out of every tank.
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