New speed limit for motorists on Al Ain-Dubai Road
By Aftab Kazmi, Bureau Chief GULF NEWS Published: October 14, 2008
Al Ain: People driving on an under-construction portion of Al Ain-Dubai Road have been warned to adhere to the new speed limit after it was reduced to 80km/h from the previous 160km/h
The traffic police has taken the action following the loss of several human lives in accidents in the area.
Recently, an Emirati family met with a tragic accident in which a young mother and her infant daughter died. Her husband and a housemaid were also critically injured in the accident.
Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Khalifa Al Khaili, Head of Al Ain Traffic Police and Patrols Section, said the radars on the road have been reprogrammed and will catch a vehicle moving at or beyond the speed of 101km/h.