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DUBAI BUSES JAN 2015

Dubai buses video 2015. Public transport

RTA to pep up, prod drivers with text messages

Safety is a top priority for the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on its buses and good driving habits are promoted by the authority. In a new initiative to keep the morale of drivers up and encourage them to drive safely, it will send two SMSes in their mother tongues every hour.

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.

'Horrific' 32-car pile-up in Dubai fog injures 14 people

Sixteen people have been injured and two cars were gutted by fire in a 32-car pile-up this morning on Dubai Bypass Road. Brigadier Omar Abdullah Abdul Aziz Al Shamsi of Dubai Police said the dense fog and high speeds caused the accident.

Drunk cyclist lands Dh20,000 fine

This year, between January and May, 154 drink-driving cases have been recorded, according to Dubai Traffic Police. Statistics show that drink-driving accidents so far this year have accounted for about 14 per cent of all accidents on Dubai roads.

Ignoring inspections of tyres could be fatal: RTA

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has called on motorists, particularly those travelling far distances on international highways, to carry out continuous tyre inspection of their vehicles’ tires to ensure that they are proper.

New Dubai road works: Chaos set to end

New Dubai residents' frustrations over the seemingly endless construction work cutting through their posh communities are set to end by September, a senior Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) official said.

New speed limits for Dubai roads by June

Speed limits on Dubai roads — both internal as well as highways — would be revised according to a new manual to be released by the end of June, Khaleej Times has learnt. A special team at the RTA's Traffic and Roads Agency (TRA), in association with Dubai Police, has been studying various proposals to enhance road safety over the past year

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