Watch: 4 honest, helpful drivers honoured in Dubai

Dubai - One driver handed over a bag containing valuables to a tourist; while three others assisted a woman whose car broke down.

By Web Report

Published: Sat 27 Feb 2021, 12:35 PM

Last updated: Sun 28 Feb 2021, 10:24 AM

Four taxi and bus drivers in Dubai have been honoured for their honesty and good morals.

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One driver, Firos Charupadikkal, from the Dubai Taxi Corporation, handed over a bag containing valuable items to a tourist who left it behind in his taxi.

Three bus drivers Hassan Khan, Aziz Rahman and Hussein Nazir helped a woman whose vehicle broke down in the middle of the road. They helped her replace a flat tyre.

Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), thanked the drivers for their dedication to their jobs.

“We pride ourselves on having employees with such integrity and morals in the RTA. The four drivers conducted themselves properly in dealing with the public, be it in upholding the principles of integrity or lending a hand to people in need.

“This sort of conduct underscores our confidence in the loyalty, integrity and good manners of our staff in public transport means that lift thousands of passengers each day. Such a practice will boost the public confidence in using public transport and taxis in Dubai,” added Al Tayer.

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