Abu Dhabi Police announces the activation times for the speed reduction system for drivers
Abu Dhabi Police announced the timing of activation of the speed reduction system for drivers due to the frequent times of low visibility that occur during the fog season.
The Abu Dhabi Police Department has released a statement announcing the activation dates for the speed reduction system for drivers.
The Abu Dhabi Police Department has made an announcement regarding the timing of the activation of the speed reduction system for drivers. This decision was made in response to the numerous periods of low visibility that occur during the fog season.
Abu Dhabi Police activated the speed reduction system during low visibility
Because of the poor visibility, the Abu Dhabi Police Department triggered the speed reduction mechanism, Drivers are presented with a challenge throughout the winter months as a result of the reduced level of visibility on the roadways caused by fog. With the beginning of the fog season, which lasts for five months, authorities who specialize in astronomy and traffic safety have called on drivers to be careful and cautious while driving. This is because the level of visibility on the roads decreases, particularly during the night and the early morning hours of the day.
Warning messages about “fog season” accidents
Messages of caution regarding potential hazards during the "fog season", During the past few days, Abu Dhabi Police activated a system to reduce road speeds to 80 kilometers per hour during fog on some roads. They also called, via electronic messages, on drivers to be careful and cautious in cases of fog formation and to pay attention to changing speeds. The country's highways witnessed, during... Fog seasons, an increase in accidents due to drivers not paying attention to changing speeds. Fog was a contributing factor in multiple collisions that occurred in rapid succession over the course of several years, which led to the injuries of scores of drivers and the destruction of hundreds of vehicles.
Time to reduce speed while driving in the Emirates due to fog
As a result of the fog, it is time to slow down while driving in the Emirates, Ibrahim Al-Jarwan, a member of the Arab Union for Space and Astronomy, was quoted in press statements as saying that the season for the development of fog in the region generally begins around the middle of October and continues until about the middle of March. However, the high humidity that flows beginning around the middle of August may allow light fog to form around daybreak. He went on to say that the production of fog is most prevalent from midnight until after daybreak between the months of October and March, at a rate of more than seven days of dense fog; however, it happens at a lesser rate during the months of November and February, at a rate of more than five days of dense fog.