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Fog in UAE: Speed limits back to normal on key roads

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on January 26, 2021 | Last updated on January 26, 2021 at 09.33 am
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Motorists are urged to follow the revised speed limits while driving in foggy weather.

As dense fog engulfed various parts of the UAE on Tuesday morning, authorities had announced the reduction of speed limits on some major roads.

However, in the latest update, Abu Dhabi Police have now stated that speed limits on Abu Dhabi's external roads are back to normal.

The police also urged drivers to follow the instructions shown on smart information boards installed on various roads and be alert while driving in foggy weather conditions.

The Abu Dhabi Police had announced speed limit reduction on major roads from and towards the Capital to 80kmph.

“The Abu Dhabi Police call on motorists to exercise caution due to reduced visibility during the #fog. They are urged to follow changing speed limits displayed on electronic information boards,” social media posts issued by the police in various languages said.

On Tuesday, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi was most affected, with fog covering almost all the parts of the emirate, including Al Dhafra and Al Ain regions.

The police had activated speed reduction system on Al Ain – Dubai Road, Mohammed Bin Rashid road (Abu Dhabi – Dubai), Maktoum Bin Rashed Road (Abu Dhabi – Dubai), Abu Dhabi - Al Ain Road, Sih Shuaib road (Trucks road), Abu Dhabi – Sweihan Road and Al Ain – Dubai Road.





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