RTA installs special safety equipments in buses

DUBAI - The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has installed latest safety systems in public transport buses to ensure more safety and security besides meeting international safety standards.

By (WAM)

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Published: Wed 26 Aug 2009, 8:56 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 9:24 AM

The authority has equipped its new fleet of buses with i-Shift gear system, specially designed to increase driver’s comfort and reduce the risks of road accidents.

The buses are also fitted with the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) that gives drivers a better control of the bus, ensures its stability on the road and significantly minimizes the risk of skidding or sliding, thus boosting passengers comfort.

In accordance with international safety and security standards, RTA has fitted all its buses with emergency exits and windows, in addition to modern alarm systems, fire extinguishers and first aid kits.

RTA organizes special training course for bus drivers so that they know the use of fire extinguisher and First Aid Kit as well as any communication equipment on board the bus.

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