Reduce speed to 80kmph during unstable weather, warn UAE police

Abu Dhabi Police, speed limit, driving in fog

Abu Dhabi - Police also urged drivers to leave appropriate gap between vehicles.



By Wam

Published: Thu 24 Oct 2019, 7:12 PM

Last updated: Sun 10 Nov 2019, 1:44 PM

The Abu Dhabi Police have urged drivers to follow safe driving practices during foggy weather conditions in the coming days, and reduce their speed to 80kmph.

The move comes as part of the police carrying out the decision of the Traffic Safety Committee related to unstable weather conditions.


Abu Dhabi Police also urged drivers to commit to preventive procedures, such as stopping their vehicles in low visibility, while highlighting the importance of leaving an appropriate gap between vehicles to avoid accidents.

The police also stressed the need to follow instructions on smart signs, and urged drivers to follow its messages sent via social media, which will aim to help them travel through fog. It also instructed drivers to monitor weather forecasts and be prepared to drive in bad weather conditions.

It called upon drivers who encounter minor accidents to stop their vehicles on the right side of the road, to ensure their safety and prevent disruption of traffic.


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