Dubai: Dubai Police has urged cyclists to observe site visitors guidelines for their very own security, after a variety of cyclists have been uncovered to severe accidents and accidents due to ignoring biking guidelines in designated lanes and tracks.
Colonel Juma Bin Suwaidan, performing director of Common Directorate of Visitors at Dubai Police, stated the directorate has held crackdowns in Deira and Bur Dubai to grab bicycles that violated site visitors guidelines. He added that the site visitors campaigns resulted in recording 7,031 violations and confiscating 454 bicycles because the starting of this yr.
Seizures by space
“Seventy-seven of those bicycles have been seized in Jumeirah, 32 on Sheikh Zayed Street, 26 in Al Barsha, 22 in Al Satwa, 20 on Umm Suqeim Street, 16 in Al Jaffiliya, 14 in Al Karama, eight in Discovery Gardens, eight on Al Khail Street, six bicycles on Al Wasl Street, and one bicycle on every December 2nd and Mohammed bin Zayed roads,” Col Suwaidan stated.
He added that 55 bicycles have been confiscated in Al Muraqqabat, 35 in Al Qusais, 46 in Al Rashidiya, and 87 in Naif.
What are the principles?
Col Suwaidan known as on cyclists to completely decide to site visitors security guidelines, together with carrying a helmet, carrying a reflective jacket, following site visitors indicators, putting in entrance and tail lamps and correct brakes.
He additionally urged the general public to cooperate with the Dubai Visitors Police by reporting reckless cyclists and motorists by way of the ‘We Are All Police’ service on Dubai Police’s good app and name centre 901.