After the first keynote session with His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, the second keynote speech saw Dr. Etienne Krug, director of the World Health Organization, explain the importance of road safety
Tristar group CEO Eugene Mayne said that to reduce road accidents and fatalities drivers should change bad habits like speeding, talking on the mobile phone and not following rules.
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.
Bassam Alkassar, CEO and founder of FMS-Tech, says it is imperative that we employ technologies and change our behaviour on the road to improve safety.
The new Actros model has been launched in the Middle East by Mercedes-Benz to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority wants to increases the handling capacity of Airport Road by an extra 5,000 vehicles per hour while enhancing traffic safety.
Last year, 177 people died on Dubai’s roads – 45 of them from swerving into another lane without warning.
UAE authorities unveiled plans for the new speed control mechanism at the Gitex technology conference in Dubai last 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.
A video clip of the incident went viral on social media police were spurred into action.
Bahrain has the best GCC road safety record with one death every six days on average while Saudi Arabia had the poorest with one death every one hour and 20 minutes on average.
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