Five trucks seized for jumping red signal

DUBAI — The Dubai Police have seized five heavy trucks for jumping the red signal and have withdrawn the driving licence of the drivers, as per the instructions of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Tue 28 Mar 2006, 10:13 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 7:35 PM

Issa Aman, Deputy Director of the General Department of Traffic, said that the department would take strict action against drivers who commit risky violations, and will also take strict action against those who do not carry the driving licence issued by the General Department of Traffic.

He disclosed that the department had seized in February, 13 heavy trucks, of which five were seized for jumping the red signal.

He called upon the companies to organise awareness programmes for their drivers and warn them on the negative impact of traffic violations which may endanger people’s lives and cause losses.

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