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Female drivers caused 10.4 per cent of accidents on Dubai roads in 2010 while male drivers were involved in 1,239 accidents, which represented 89.6 per cent, causing 144 deaths and 1867 serious injuries. This was revealed by Major-General Mohammed Saif Al Zafin, Director of the Dubai Traffic Department, during a press conference.
The commute between Abu Dhabi and Dubai may be slashed to 30 minutes if the inventors of an electric “superbus” have their way. The Superbus concept, the work of an astronaut and a former Formula One aerodynamics expert, will be showcased at the Commercial Vehicles Middle East trade event in Dubai from March 14.
THE number of deaths caused by traffic accidents in Dubai during 2010 dropped to 153 compared to 225 in 2009. The measures taken by the RTA in 2009 have paid off in reducing traffic accident fatalities in Dubai last year by 32 per cent - a clear indicator of the effective traffic safety plans and educative programmes run by the RTA
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