37 truck driving licences cancelled in six months

DUBAI — The Dubai General Department of Traffic, during the first half of this year, withdrew a total of 37 heavy driving licences following a spate of red light jumping offences.

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Published: Mon 21 Aug 2006, 10:45 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 6:15 PM

This action was pursuant to an order passed by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, regarding the withdrawal of the licences of truck drivers who jump the red light.

The acting director of Dubai General Department of Traffic, Brigadier Essa Aman, said that all police monitoring and seizure squads along with the traffic patrols are now spread over the internal and external roads of Dubai.

He added that such patrols have increased the control on trucks. Brig. Aman called on the people to cooperate with the policemen.

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