33 people die under the tyres

Thirty-three people lost their lives in Abu Dhabi after being hit by vehicles in the first six months of 2012 compared to 44 deaths during the same period last year, a decline of 19.5 per cent, figures released by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate in Abu Dhabi showed.

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Published: Thu 12 Jul 2012, 9:49 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 2:30 PM

The directorate urged motorists to drive carefully and not to speed while driving in residential and commercial areas and pedestrian crossings. It also asked passengers not to alight from vehicles at wrong places on roads to avoid chances of being hit by passing vehicles.

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