Dh3,000 fine for carpooling in UAE
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Dh3,000 fine for carpooling in UAE

Dubai: Carpooling in the UAE is not allowed, with authorities beefing up public awareness to prevent motorists from carrying out the traffic offence.  Abu Dhabi Police warned motorists that if found carpooling, the violation will be punishable with a fine of Dh3,000, 24 black points and the vehicle impounded for 30 days.   Brigadier Ibrahim…

More heavy vehicles under RTA radar
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More heavy vehicles under RTA radar

Dubai: More than 20,000 heavy trucks will be part of the second phase of the Roads and Transport Authority’s (RTA) vehicle monitoring programme, expanding the reach of the system that tracks truck performance and driver behaviour. The RTA’s announcement means all 15-year-old trucks, weighing 2.5 tonnes or above, will have to install a telematic device…

Palm Tree Day marked in Sharjah
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Palm Tree Day marked in Sharjah

Sharjah Celebrating the central role date palms play in Arabian culture, the Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) in Sharjah celebrated Palm Tree Day on Sunday Held at the Islamic Botanical Garden, located on Al Dhaid Road, under the theme ‘Makers of Green Miracles in the Desert,’ the celebrations highlighted the emphasis laid by late…

Two killed, five injured in Dubai accident
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Two killed, five injured in Dubai accident

The accident occurred when a minibus crashed into a cement barrier after the vehicle’s tyre exploded Dubai: Two were killed and five others injured in a traffic accident on Shaikh Rashid Road towards Dubai before Garhoud tunnel, police said on Monday. Brigadier Ali Ghanim, director of Al Muraqabbat police station, said the accident took place…