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Look, no hands: Mercedes completes driverless Dubai to Abu Dhabi trip

A car manufacturer has proved how close we are to sitting at the wheel of an autonomous vehicle by driving from Dubai to Abu Dhabi...

More than half of lorries inspected in Dubai during six-month period...

DUBAI // More than half of the lorries inspected in Dubai in the first six months of this year were found to have had...

UAE ‘is sixth best place to drive’ among 38 countries

ABU DHABI // The UAE has been named the sixth best place to drive among 38 nations by traffic app Waze, according to the...

GCC in talks to unify traffic controls in bid to curb...

All traffic controls across the Gulf region will be unified in the latest efforts to reduce the number of road accidents reported.

Mass transport system becomes a reality in Dubai

Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), said “This huge success has gone beyond the boundaries of the Emirate to the world over, stamping the prominent standing of Dubai as a distinctive metropolitan city and a hub for business as well as sophisticated living standards.”

100 AC bus shelters not working in Dubai

The summer is well and truly here with temperatures flirting with the 50DegC mark. However, users of public transport have found that not all the AC bus shelters in the emirate are functioning, and at some locations there is no AC shelter at all. Dubai sees thousands of people riding the bus every day.

RTA caters to transit needs of Hatta residents

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) hailed the huge efforts and strategic initiatives carried out by the Community Development Authority in Dubai towards building a vibrant community capable of actively contributing to the prominent standing and high profile of the United Arab Emirates worldwide.

Metro marvels

All the Metro stations are under the careful eye of security personnel. Smartly dressed customer service staff makes sure that everything is in place. The customer service staff and security personnel are always ready with a smile to assist you and guide you the right way in and out of Metro.

Driving test results in Dubai to go digital

"By the end of this year, we will stop accepting eye tests on paper. All eye testing centres in Dubai, about 100 centres, will soon be electronically linked to the RTA to facilitate this initiative," said Ahmad Hashim Behroozian, CEO of the RTA's Licensing Agency.

RTA completes 90% of Dubai's road projects

While the RTA marks its sixth anniversary and free public transport day today for the second consecutive year, it has announced the completion of 90 per cent of its roads, traffic and public transport projects at a cost of more than Dh60 billion while more than Dh44 billion will be spent on more projects by 2020.