The General Directorate of Traffic Police in Dubai is stepping up patrols to ensure everything runs smoothly during Eid Al Adha holidays
18 July 2021, 12:00 AM
31 July 2021, 12:00 AM
Colonel Jumaa Salem bin Suwaidan, Acting Director of the General Directorate of Traffic at Dubai Police, said they would deploy 120 traffic police patrols across the emirate to enhance the safety of motorists and road users during Eid Al Adha holidays.
“We have instructed our traffic police patrols and wardens to step up efforts to protect people’s lives and ensure their happiness, especially during this happy occasion,” Col. bin Suwaidan said.
He added that the Traffic Awareness Team would carry out campaigns to raise awareness among motorists about the precautionary measures against Covid-19.
These patrols will be positioned in the following tourist and commercial areas: the Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, JBR, City Walk, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Festival City, Mirdif City Centre, La Mer, Kite Beach, Airport St, Al Seef St, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Rd, Emirates Rd, Dubai-Al Ain Rd, Al Etihad Rd, Al Khaleej St, Al Quds St, Amman St, Academic City St, Ras Al Khor St and Jumeriah St.
Col. bin Suwaidan further warned motorists to be extra cautious when driving in residential and crowded areas.
Likewise, pedestrians should be careful and only cross roads from designated areas, he added.