Dubai Police campaign reduces stunt driving

The campaign that continued for 10 days focused on highways and roads that often witness rash, reckless driving and 
racing.



by

Amira Agarib

Published: Fri 20 Dec 2013, 12:19 AM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 4:40 AM

Thanks to the launch of the intensive campaign to keep a check on stunt driving in the emirate by the Dubai Traffic Police, the number of dangerous driving and racing cases have gone down.

The campaign that continued for 10 days focused on highways and roads that often witness rash, reckless driving and 
racing, especially by youngsters. Five youths were arrested 
for racing and driving recklessly at high speed in the Al Warqa area and on Al Dhalam Road.

Major-General Mohammed Saif Al Zafin, Director-General at the Department of Traffic at the Dubai Police, said 108 vehicles and 34 bikes were confiscated from the Al Warqa and Al Khawaneej area in Dubai.

He said: “However, this year stunt driving and racing cases reported from Al Warqa area were less as compared to last year.”

He said the police caught the drivers of a Lexus and Toyota FJ Cruiser who were found racing on Al Khawaneej and Al Mizhar area. Al Zafin stated that the police patrols also caught two 
other drivers who were racing on Al Dhalam and Al Khawaneej roads.

Also the patrols support team of the Rashidya police were instructed to reduce bike racing after the death of two UAE nationals, Rashid and Abdulla, and another biker in Sharjah two days ago.-news@khaleejtimes.com


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