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The Public Transport Agency at Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launched a marketing and promotional campaign under the theme ‘Your Seats Make you Win Prizes’, which aims at encouraging the various groups and classes of the public on utilising Dubai bus to transport through the cities of Dubai and other emirates.
The video shows the world class swanky Dubai Metro Rail system-beautiful, organized, and magnificent. The stations are spotless clean with consistent architecture throughout. The two routes, Red and Green, covers most part of the city and connects to airport terminal 1 and 3 as well.
Back in 2009, the authority released a list of violations that would merit a fine if committed on the train or platform. And assuming the list hasn’t been updated, Kipp counts 27 different fines including a 300 dirham one for sleeping, a 200 dirham for smoking and another 200 dirham for selling goods or commodities on the train.
Nol cardholders will be able to zip around the emirate for free today on the Metro, buses and water buses for the Roads and Transport Authority's third annual Public Transport Day. Festivities include a street party on Al Seef Road between 5pm and 9pm, and RTA employees will hold quiz shows at bus shelters and Metro stations to award commuters with iPads, bikes and Nol cards.
Speeding accounts for half of traffic violations in Dubai. More than half a million speedsters have been caught on radars in the first nine months of this year in the emirate, according to a top official at the Dubai Traffic Police Department.
Traffic Police have identified the three most deadliest roads in the city and they are Emirates Road, Al Kail Road and Al Garhoud Bridge. Major-General Mohammad Saif Al Zafein, director of the Traffic Department, announced yesterday that the total number of deaths in the first eight months of this year stood at 76, out of which 38 took place at night while 34 occurred during the day.
H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), has recently received at his office H.E. Guy Warrington, Consul General of the British Embassy in Dubai, in the context of cementing the existing cooperative relations at the local, regional and international levels.
“The night driving test is meant to test the ability of new drivers to drive in the dark, which is different from driving during the day,” explains Ahmad Hashim Behroozian, CEO of the RTA Licensing Agency, which is responsible for the unified tests of Dubai’s driving schools.
The Al Ain-Dubai Road, the vital artery linking the two cities, has been converted into a four-lane dual carriage expressway following the completion of a Dh1.1 billion development and reconstruction project. The 54-kilometre stretch of road from the Al Hilli Roundabout to the town of Al Faqaa was declared fully open to traffic on Sunday following the expansion and upgrade which began in 2007. It will be formally inaugurated by Shaikh Tahnoun Bin Mohammad Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in the Eastern Region of Abu Dhabi emirate.