Up to Dh200K fine for using illegal school transport services in UAE
An advisory issued in the interest of children's safety.
The Department of Education and Knowledge in Abu Dhabi has issued an advisory for parents ahead of the new school term.
Adek warned parents from using the services of unlicensed transport services to pick and drop their children to school.
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According to an Al Khaleej report, the department said that such buses or vehicles do not meet the required safety standards as licenced schools buses.
Licenced school buses have safety equipment and tools that ensure students' comfort and security as well.
It added that those involved in unlicenced transport services can face a fine of Dh100,000 that can go up to Dh200,000 for repeated violations.
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