The holy month of Ramadan has just begun in the UAE, as well as a number of other Islamic countries around the world .
Here in the UAE – the 9th month of the Islamic calendar usually comes with new rules and laws to be taken note of. This year is no different.
One of these rules announced by Abu Dhabi Police, is that heavy vehicles will now be banned on Abu Dhabi roads during peak traffic hours in Ramadan.
Ban applies to trucks, heavy vehicles as well and buses
This ban relates to trucks, heavy vehicles as well as worker buses with more than 50 passengers. This rule will be enforced between 8am and 10am on worker buses and trucks. It will apply to trucks and trailers only between 2pm and 4pm.
Motorists Asked To Abide By Rules Of The Road
The Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate are calling on motorists to comply with traffic regulations during the month of Ramadan. This is not only for heavy duty vehicles but applies to all motorists who are asked to abide with all rules including buckling up, driving within the speed limits and also avoiding phone use while driving.
Remember to maintain adequate distance from surrounding vehicles too!