Abu Dhabi announces ban on heavy vehicles during fog

Web Report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on January 19, 2021
A 19-vehicle accident on Tuesday morning left one dead and eight injured in Abu Dhabi.

Violators will be slapped with Dh500 fine and 4 traffic black points.

The Abu Dhabi Police have announced a ban on trucks, heavy vehicles, and buses during foggy conditions.

Also read: 12-hour fog alert in UAE

Heavy vehicles are not allowed on the internal and external roads of the Emirate till visibility is restored.

The police said the move would contribute to enhancing traffic safety and make the roads safer.

Heavy vehicles that ply on the roads during the fog will be slapped with a Dh400 fine and four traffic black points.

Earlier today, one person was killed and eight others injured in a 19-vehicle pile-up crash in Abu Dhabi. The accident was caused by low visibility due to the fog.

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