The Roads and Transport Authority RTA has recently received heads and members of GCC delegates currently on visit to the UAE to take part in the events of the Gulf Traffic Week 2015 held under the theme: Your Decision Determines Your Fate which were concluded Thursday 12.03.2015.
GCC delegates arrived at RTA’s Head Office where they were received by Engineer Maitha bin Udai, CEO of Traffic & Roads Agency, who welcomed them and stressed that the RTA stands ready to offer its successful practices & expertise in the field of transport and traffic safety for the benefit of GCC brothers. Sharing expertise between competent parties in GCC countries will directly contribute to raising the profile & performance of traffic elements, she added.
Heads and members of GCC delegates visited RTA Gallery where they were briefed on infrastructural & public transport projects accomplished by the RTA along with the modern designs of future projects such as the Dubai Water Canal crossing the Sheikh Zayed Road, which is currently underway.
The GCC delegation then visited the traffic awareness stand at Mirdif City Center where it was acquainted with the events in place, and heeded to a briefing about activities of the Stand and the Number 3 Events. It also reviewed the interactive digital programs on display, and how electronic apps could be utilized in delivering awareness messages in keeping with the concept of the smart city of Dubai.
Heads and members of GCC delegates were also briefed about RTA’s efforts to curb traffic accidents and enhance the traffic safety in Dubai.
In a related development, the RTA has opened an awareness fair at Latifa Hospital comprising a workshop about the Baby’s Seat on board, and the distribution of educative booklets about the child’s safety compiled child health & safety experts.
Such events complement RTA’s efforts under the Child Safety Program targeting mothers and babies running throughout the year at hospitals and medical centers. The program seeks to raise the awareness of using Baby’s Seat on board, and how to buckle up the safety belt for children & pregnant ladies. More info