RTA proposes temporary one-year licence for drivers under 21

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced in a statement that it has submitted a proposal to implement a temporary one-year driving licence for drivers under the age of 21. The statement was issued to reveal findings of a study carried out by the RTA on traffic safety and the extent of drivers’ compliance with road safety legislations.




Dubai unveils new app for on-demand bus service

Dubai's transport authority is set to launch trials of a new bus on-demand service which will operate via a smart app. .@RTA_Dubai introduces Bus On-Demand...

Abu Dhabi private schools suspend after-school sports due to lack of compliant buses

A shortage of regulation-compliant school buses in Abu Dhabi has forced at least two private schools to cancel some after-school sports matches. Headmasters from Cranleigh...

Video: RTA tests new, bigger bus in Dubai

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the test run...




Testing times for Dubai taxi drivers

Dubai taxi drivers are being sent back to school to improve driving standards and customer service. Every driver in the emirate will undergo a 240-hour training course - and if they haven’t shaped up by the end of it, they could lose their jobs.

Zayed University students organize Road Safety Awareness Campaign

A group of Zayed University Students from the college of Health Science organized a two-day awareness campaign about Road Safety at Mirdif City Centre in collaboration with MCC and RTA to increase awareness among public about the main causes of road traffic injuries and measures to decrease the number of road incidents.

Superbus wows Capital with looks, if not speed

There was no vroom vroom when the Superbus, a combination of aerospace and Formula 1 technology, finally hit the roads in the Captial on Monday. The superfast vehicle was at a snail’s pace on Monday as it trudged only up to 40kmph


Dubai to have 400 AC bus shelters, 400 ticket kiosks: RTA

International City, Jumeirah Village, Dubai Investment Park and Dubai Design District will be added to the bus network of the emirate this year.