The UAE changes the truck entry date into Abu Dhabi
Coinciding with the launch of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2023, Abu Dhabi Police issued a decision not to allow trucks, large vehicles, and buses carrying workers to enter Abu Dhabi Island.
Abu Dhabi Police referred to the announcement issued by the Traffic and Patrols to the places where trucks are not allowed to pass, which are the entrances to Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Sheikh Khalifa Bridge, Musaffah Bridge, and Al Maqta Bridge.
Brigadier General Mahmoud Yousef Al-Balushi, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate in the Central Operations Sector, explained that the ban period will start from six in the morning until twelve noon starting tomorrow. The ban will be implemented on trucks, heavy vehicles, and buses transporting workers, and vehicles of public cleaning companies and logistical support vehicles will be excluded from the ban, the ban.
He also added that the ban came in order to maintain the flow of traffic, and indicated that traffic patrols will be deployed on all roads, and traffic management will be tightened through the use of smart devices, urging all motorists to work together to improve efforts to provide traffic safety through commitment. By law.
The value of a violation for exceeding the ban for trucks inside Abu Dhabi:
In this context, Abu Dhabi Traffic announced a fine for truck drivers overtaking in a place where overtaking is prohibited, which amounts to a fine of 3,000 dirhams and the suspension of the license for a period of one year starting from the date the license is withdrawn.
Violations not subject to a reduction in Abu Dhabi fines:
There are some serious violations that pose a danger to the vehicle driver, other people, or public or private property, which have been excluded from the program to reduce traffic violations in Abu Dhabi.
1- Exceeding the speed limit of 60 km/h.
2- Exceeding the speed limit by more than 80 km/h.
3- Using alcohol while driving a car.
4- Causing the death of a person.
5- Causing an accident or serious damage.
6- Bicycles, large trucks, or traffic lights that run red lights.
7- Unexpected vehicle deviation.
8- Evading the traffic officer.
9- Lack of sufficient space between vehicles.
10- Using a vehicle without a license to transport people.
11- Driving under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or other substances.
12- Pay attention while driving the vehicle off the road for any reason.
13- Operating a vehicle loudly.
14- Truck drivers passing through an area where passing is not permitted.
15- The school bus driver ignored the stop sign and traffic signals.
16- The bus driver ignores the “stop” sign while driving a vehicle carrying schoolchildren.
17- Preventing emergency vehicles, ambulances, police, or official convoys from moving.
18- Using a vehicle without a license to transport dangerous or flammable materials.
19- Driving in a way that endangers the lives, security or safety of others, or damages public and private property facilities.
20- On the shoulder of the road, passing by.
21- When a driver of a large vehicle causes an accident, his car or any other vehicle is damaged.
22- Truck drivers passing through an area where passing is not permitted.