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Motorists ditch cars in favour of Dubai Metro

A new survey has revealed that 20 per cent of Dubai Metro users have cars but would rather take the Metro for their daily commute. The survey, carried out by an independent consultant for the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), revealed some interesting facts.

One in eight UAE drivers slapped with black points in 2013

More than half a million drivers in the UAE were given black points for traffic offences last year, statistics from the Ministry of Interior’s traffic coordination department show.

UAE has potential to be world’s best in road safety says...

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior World Health Organisation (WHO) official on Tuesday.

Super cars, luxury cars to parade around Dubai in November

“Car fans and motoring aficionados can take part, follow, and watch what promises to be one of the most diverse collection of luxury and super Cars as they cruise through Dubai,”

RTA public transport readies for Eid Al-Adha

The Public Transport Agency, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), is tip-top ready for offering its services in support of Eid Al-Adha events this year; a testament to its commitment to the community in offering a convenient and safe transit experience for all residents, visitors and tourists of the Dubai Emirate.

Fog blamed for 140 crashes on Dubai roads as weather warnings...

Dubai Police responded to 140 car crashes in the space of six hours as a result of yesterday's fog. Brig Gen Omar Al Shamsi of the central operations department at Dubai Police said they received about 900 phone calls between 3am and 9am on Sunday.

RTA: 100,000 Dubai drivers need medical tests

Up to 100,000 drivers in Dubai will be required to undergo medical tests, after the licensing agency at the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) announced it has started to issue occupational permits for some driver categories. The change meants that truck drivers, bus drivers, taxi drivers and private chauffeurs will be required to pass a medical test.

Illegal car lift: Dh5,000 fine; Dh10,000 if caught second time

Car lifts, unregistered taxis, or carpooling against payment: these seem like the perfect solutions in the face of a young public transportation system. But they are not perfect – these services are illegal, and can land you with hefty fines and even a jail term.

Dubai car re-registration, insurance on Fridays

In a much-awaited move, the Licensing Agency at Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the launch of vehicle technical testing and insurance services on Fridays, beginning this year, in conjunction with its service providers.

RTA testing CNG-powered cars in Dubai

The Road and Transport Authority of Dubai has revealed that they’re testing CNG-powered cars as part of their fleet. The RTA published a picture of their test car, a fully-outfitted Nissan Xterra, on their Facebook page, showing a CNG tank installed in the boot. They are currently testing it out on three cars.