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Dubai Police raises awareness of Dubai Taxi drivers on road safety

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DUBAI, 24th June, 2022 (WAM) — The General Directorate of Traffic at Dubai Police has recently concluded a traffic awareness course on traffic safety, in which 50 drivers of Dubai Taxi Corporation took part.

The awareness course was organised by the Traffic Institute Department in cooperation with the International Centre for Security and Safety at the Dubai Police Academy.

Colonel Jumaa Salem Bin Suwaidan, Acting Director of the General Directorate of Traffic at Dubai Police, emphasized the need to educate all segments of society on traffic rules and regulations to raise the level of compliance with road traffic regulations among drivers.

“During the course, drivers were briefed on the significance of adhering to traffic safety rules to avoid accidents and reduce road fatalities. They also learned about the legal liabilities upon violating traffic laws and proper procedures to follow”, Col. Bin Suwaidan added.

He also explained that the awareness course discussed several topics, including vehicle safety procedures and regulations, overtaking on the road shoulder, wrong parking, traffic signs and the lack of keeping a safe distance between vehicles.

WAM/Esraa Ismail

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