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No Speed Limit Buffer In This Emirate Next Month Onward

Caution drivers, roads will no longer have the grace speed limit of 20km/h from next month onward in the capital of UAE, Abu Dhabi.

Buffer will be removed from 12th August

From an Instagram post by Abu Dhabi Police, its visuals depict a radar flashing on a car with its speed increasing from 80 km/h to 81 km/h. The same rule will be applied on roads with a speed limit of 100 km/h and 120 km/h. So, drivers commuting from Dubai will have to ensure to tone down the speed by 20 km/h towards the capital city.

Photograph credit: Instagram/abudhabipolicehq

Weather conditions and over-speeding reasons for accidents

Perhaps two of the biggest reasons for accidents happening in Abu Dhabi, it has led to horrific instances that led to long cues of traffic jam and congestion. One such instance happened earlier this year when 44 vehicles were involved in a pileup crash that got 22 people injured at the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid road. The reason for the accident was heavy fog.

Drivers can be fined Dhs 2000 for the Keke challenge

Performing the viral ‘Keke Challenge’ can land drivers with a Dhs 2,000 fine and 23 black points on the drivers’ license, it was announced by Abu Dhabi’s Judicial Department. The dance challenge has been viewed as dangerous because it requires a person to step out of a moving car and perform the dance while the car is moving. Already, three social media influencers in UAE have been arrested for doing the challenge.