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UAE police forces prepare to enforce new set of traffic laws

Police forces across the UAE are preparing to enforce a new set of traffic laws on motorists which takes effect on Saturday. The new rules include harsher fines for offences like speeding and reckless driving as well as making it mandatory for all passengers in a car to wear seat-belts. ...

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12 people dead, 52 injured on UAE roads over Eid

A total of 12 people died with a further 52 injured on the roads during the Eid-Al-Fitr Holidays in the UAE, according to the Ministry of Interior. The Abu Dhabi Police Department reported five people dead in the capital alone with a further five seriously injured, and a total of ...

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3-truck collision on Emirates Road

Sharjah Police said three trucks were involved in a massive accident on Emirates Road earlier today. The stretch from Zubayr to Rahmaniyah was temporarily closed as police cleared the site. It’s unclear whether there are any injuries. Authorities have urged motorists to exercise caution on the roads.

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How close is UAE to seeing flying cars?

The use of flying cars could be possible in the next four years. That’s according to Frost & Sullivan, who told ARN their use will evolve over time, starting with short journeys from point A to B but will then go to the next level with the correct legislation. Flying ...

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UAE temperatures to near 50 degrees Celsius this weekend

Weather forecasters have warned that temperatures in the UAE could hit highs of 49 degrees Celsius this weekend. The National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) said humidity levels will drop between 50-85 per cent on Thursday evening, thus reducing the chance of fog. Majed Nasser, Head of the Marine ...

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