The Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued Executive Council Resolution No. (49) of 2016, regarding the regulation of pay-by-the-hour car rental activity in Dubai.
The resolution aims to provide alternative low cost public transportation solutions that meet the needs of people in Dubai.
As per the resolution, individuals renting a car should hold a valid driving licence recognised by Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA).
The rented car should meet the specifications stipulated in the regulations and outlined by the resolution.
The vehicle rental period should not exceed six hours a day within Dubai.
The resolution prohibits the provision of pay-by-the-hour car rental services in Dubai without a licence from RTA’s Licensing Agency.
The executive regulation defines the procedures for issuing and renewing the licence.
Car rental firms are required to have their cars licensed by the RTA. More info
By WAM www.emirates247.com