By Car News
The Ras Al Khaimah Police have been on a hunt for abandoned vehicles and as a part of their campaign, they have found 31 such vehicles from just one specific area. Talking about the issue, Major Salem Burqiba, head of traffic patrols section stated that the owners of these vehicles will be contacted and asked to remove the car within the next 10 days. If the owner ignores the warning, the vehicle will be impounded and will only be released after the fine has been paid.
A warning sticker has been stuck on four of these vehicles and the owner has 10 days to remove them. As for the remaining cars, they have been impounded and transferred to the police yard. Major Salem Burqiba further added that some of the vehicles found were completely damaged while others did not have a number plate attached.
Since leaving vehicles unattended for a long time increases chances for a criminal activity, it is important to have them removed at earliest.
What are your thoughts about this step taken by the Ras Al Khaimah police? Do share your opinion with us.
By Car News
Abu Dhabi police has issued a warning stating that the motorists are required to halt when they see a school bus stop sign as failing to do so will result in AED 1,000 fine and 10 black points. Moreover, school bus drivers who do not open the stop sign while dropping the students will receive AED 500 fine along with six black points.
Motorists are also warned follow the speed limit near schools while the parents have been informed to not allow children below the age of 10 or below 145 centimeters in height to sit in the front seat of the car.
Abu Dhabi police is also running an excellent campaign to educate school bus drivers and other motorists about safe driving rules.
Do you appreciate this step taken by Abu Dhabi police? Do share your thoughts with us.
By Car News
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced a new rule which states that the electric vehicles in Dubai will now need to be accredited first before they can be registered.
The reason for this rule is that RTA wants to ensure the safety of every driver on the road. Abdullah Yousef Al Ali, CEO of RTA's Licensing Agency explained that electric vehicles are equipped with complex electrical and mechanical components which can pose a threat to the users, roads, and pedestrians if not checked properly for quality.
He further stated that RTA has alerted all service suppliers, auto agents, and technical testing personnel to not register an electric car in Dubai unless it has been verified by a UAE-based accredited agent.
RTA is also conducting training sessions for public awareness and educating the auto agents in the UAE about electric and hybrid vehicle testing standards.
By Car News
If you are a resident of Ras Al Khaimah and have recently been issued a traffic fine, we have some good news for you. Starting from next week, you can get 30% discount on traffic fines till November 1st as mentioned by Major General Al Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, General Commander of RAK Police.
The best part is that the drivers who have issued a traffic fine 81 days ago for violations such as over speeding or vehicle impoundment will also be eligible for the discount.
This step has been taken in the honor of the Year of Zayed and the Ras Al Khaimah Police have also been working towards improving the satisfaction of residents by reducing the financial burden.
Do you appreciate this step taken by the Ras Al Khaimah Police? Share your thoughts with us and also discuss what more could be done to make the life of an ordinary resident easy.