ADP intensifies patrols on Abu Dhabi external roads during Ramadan

ABU DHABI: The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ has announced that it will be intensifying traffic patrols on all external roads in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region, during the Holy Month of Ramadan and the summer holidays.

Colonel Hamad Nasser Al Bloushi, Head of Peripheral Regions Traffic Department, stressed that the patrols will ensure compliance of motorists with the designated legal speed limits and will offer them the necessary traffic-related instructions.

He urged road users to observe traffic laws and regulations, reduce speed, use seatbelts, avoid using mobile phones while driving, maintain safe distance between vehicles, and abide by the instructions of traffic police officers.

Within the awareness campaign held under the slogan, “Your Safety”, he called upon motorists to drive carefully, observe speed limits to avoid accidents due to haste and tension caused by the anxiety of not making it on time for the Iftar.

Colonel Al Bloushi also pointed out that several entities will be offering Iftar meals for drivers in collaboration with traffic police officers, such as ADNOC that will be distribution the Iftar meals at gas stations.