184 bicycles, motorcycles seized for causing chaos

The Dubai Police have confiscated 184 bicycles and motorbikes that endangered the lives of people and caused chaos on the roads.



by

Amira Agarib

Published: Thu 27 Mar 2014, 12:51 AM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 5:22 PM

The vehicles were confiscated as per the directives of the Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police, Major-General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, and on the follow-up of Acting Director of the General Department of Traffic, Colonel Saif Muhair Al Mazroui.

Police received complaints from various residential areas about bikers who endangered the lives of the public and required police patrol intervention.

They complained about the late night ruckus being created in residential areas like Al Mamzar, Al Muhaisnah, Hamdan and Nad Al Hammar.

Most of the people caught were teenagers who were not aware of their dangerous actions and ignored traffic laws.

Despite some parents not cooperating with the police, residents helped the police nab them from areas such as Al Muhaisnah, Al Mizhar, Al Khawaneej, Al Warqa, Nad Al Hammar and Al Mutaina.

Among the calls the police received was that of a biker, who had fallen on the main road due to his dangerous driving. The teenager sustained moderate injuries.

The police said that the mother of one of those arrested told them to take necessary action against her son who is less than 18 years of age but was driving a heavy motorbike dangerously.

The police also caught a number of people riding sports bikes without number plates.

They also confiscated 22 motorbikes, which had overturned in the sandy areas, causing minor to serious injuries to the drivers.

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