The Abu Dhabi Police Department has issued a set of warnings to drivers coming to Abu Dhabi regarding the prescribed traffic speed on Abu Dhabi roadways, particularly Mohammed bin Rashid Road. The Abu Dhabi Police Department has also issued warnings related to driving in lanes and the controls for moving from one lane to another while driving. These warnings were issued to drivers coming to Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Police activates the new speed system on Mohammed Bin Rashid Road
Beginning in the month of April 2023, the General Command of the Abu Dhabi Police will initiate the "minimum speed" system on Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Road in both directions on the two express lanes. This system will apply to traffic travelling in either direction.
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Major General Ahmed Saif bin Zaitoun Al Muhairi specified that the maximum speed on Mohammed bin Rashid Road in Abu Dhabi is 140 km/h, and the minimum speed was set at 120 km/h in both the first lane and the second lane from the left on Hamad bin Rashid Road, announcing the start of activation. Operations to arrest violating drivers and those who drive their car at a speed less than the minimum speed, which is set at 120 km / h, by warning violations, starting from April 1, 2023, provided that the violations are actually implemented starting next May 1.
The value of a fine for driving a vehicle less than the minimum speed limit set on Mohammed bin Rashid Road was estimated at 400 dirhams.
Driving speed in the first and second lanes from the left on Mohammed Bin Rashid Road
According to the Director of the Central Operations Sector, Major General Ahmed Saif bin Zaitoun Al Muhairi, the highest speed will be 140 kilometres per hour (km/h), and the minimum speed will be 120 kilometres per hour on the first and second lanes from the left. Warning violations as of April 1, 2023, while the actual application of the violation of "driving a vehicle at a speed less than the minimum speed limit set for the road, if any," with a value of 400 dirhams, will apply as of May 1, 2023. Warning violations as of April 1, 2023, while the actual application of the violation of "driving a vehicle at a speed less than the minimum speed limit set for the road, if any."
Abu Dhabi Police limit the speed of traffic in the third lane on Mohammed bin Rashid Road
He brought to everyone's attention the fact that the third lane, whose speed is restricted to 140 kilometres per hour, and the last lane, which is reserved for the use of large vehicles, will not be subject to infractions of the minimum speed.
He strongly urged motorists to adhere to safe driving practises in order to ensure everyone's protection.
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He emphasised that the purpose of activating the minimum speed was to improve the safety of drivers, compel slow vehicles to drive on the right lanes, and require drivers to always yield the right of way to vehicles coming from behind or from the left. These were the two directions he gave precedence to.
Conditions for changing car lanes safely in Abu Dhabi
He emphasised the significance of paying attention, not switching lanes to other lanes before checking to see if the road is clear before doing so, and only moving when there is a sufficient distance between them and other vehicles, so that they can move safely to the lanes they intend to, and adhering to the use of signals in the event that they move to other lanes. He also emphasised the significance of adhering to the use of signals in the event that they move to other lanes.