Tuesday , April 20 2021

Dubai police record 147 traffic accidents in four hours due to rain

The Command and Control Department of the Dubai Police Operations Department received 2,566 phone calls and recorded 147 traffic accidents from 6 am to 10 am on Monday due to weather conditions.

Colonel Mohammed Al Muhairi, Acting Director of the Command and Control Center, urged all drivers to follow the guidelines and guidelines issued by all parts of the country to ensure that our roads are safe. Traffic accidents that occur during bad weather are dangerous.

He called on all drivers and road users to exercise caution and attention when the weather fluctuates, the need to check the signal and work before driving, and leave enough distance between vehicles and vehicles in front of them and reduce speed to be in the frontal view and commitment to the way Except in cases of necessity.

Muhairi stressed the importance of using all the lights of the vehicles in the early hours of the morning and ensuring that the time goes through the various media to avoid serious traffic accidents, in addition to leaving work well in advance.

It is worth noting that the Dubai Police has raised the level of readiness to deal with any incidents in the mountainous and local flood areas, especially Hatta and adjacent areas when the request for assistance of the people, as well as increased readiness in the desert areas, which is popular with the public.

The number of patrols in mountain areas has been increased to be ready to handle emergencies 24 hours a day, plus provide 4×4 bikes, rubber boats and water bikes in mountainous and flooded areas to handle any emergency, water and save lives in case of any emergency.

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