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Abu Dhabi bans trucks during New Year's Eve

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Filed on December 31, 2019
Abu Dhabi, New Years Eve, trucks, traffic

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The move is part of wider efforts to improve traffic safety.

Abu Dhabi Police have announced that trucks will not be permitted to enter Abu Dhabi Island during the New Year's Eve.

According to a statement issued on social media, Integrated Transport Centre in Abu Dhabi said that trucks are not allowed on Abu Dhabi Island/Yas Island  from Tuesday, December 31 to  Wednesday, January 1, 2019.

The move is part of wider efforts to improve traffic safety, reduce accidents and help the flow of traffic, according to the statement.

Traffic patrols would be intensified and key roads will also be monitored.  The authorities also  called on road users to exercise caution while driving to avoid traffic accidents and act responsibly on the road.

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