Trade Centre bridges 50% complete

Trade Centre bridges 50% complete

The Trade Centre Bridges Project in Zabeel is nearly 50 per cent complete with construction set to finish in November 2013, announced Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), on Saturday.

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Three die in car crash

DUBAI — A 32-year-old UAE national SB died inside his car after his vehicle caught fire following a collision with a Dubai Municipality services vehicle on Thursday morning. Two Dubai Municipality workers also died in the accident on Al Khawaneej road.


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Police to get tough on speeding

A youth was caught driving his car at 194km/hr in a residential area in Abu Dhabi where the speed limit was 60km/hr, said Brigadier Husain Ahmed Al Harthi, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of the Abu Dhabi Police.

UAE ranks 1st regionally, 11th globally in transport infrastructure

The UAE was ranked 1st regionally and 11th globally in terms of in terms of the availability and quality of transport infrastructure by the Global Enabling Trade Report 2012 released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). With this ranking the UAE outperforms countries such as the USA, Finland and Belgium.

Sharjah Transport taxi complaints decrease

Sharjah Transport taxi complaints decrease

Sharjah Transport has detected a significant drop in taxi driver violations and passenger complaints this year, basically due to regular training, awareness campaigns and intensified patrols particularly at areas with most breaches.

Vacationers told to check tyre safety

The UAQ Police have urged residents of the emirate who travel long distances by land to their home countries in summer, to first check their vehicles for safety.

Passengers urged to check items before leaving taxis

As more items get lost in cabs, yet mostly returned, passengers have been advised to watch their stuff and double check their seats before alighting. According to a senior official, Sharjah Transport Corporation (STC) received 1,345 reports on lost items this year so far.