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Abandoned vehicles cause safety concern in Dubai

A car and motorcycle lie abandoned for several years and a year respectively

  • By Aslam Doi, Gulf News Reader
  • Published: 00:00 July 9, 2013
  • Gulf News

  • Image Credit: Aslam Doi
  • A Mercedes car lying abandoned in a colony at Muhaisanah-4
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Daily, on my way to the office, I’ve been spotting vehicles abandoned for a very long time. A car has been abandoned in an area of Muhaisnah-4 for several years. The broken windshields and glass splinters of the car pose danger to the children playing nearby.

According to a resident of the area, the car, which was in very good condition has been lying abandoned for more than three years. Surprisingly, the owners of the buildings recently carried out maintenance but never bothered to report to the authorities to remove the car for the safety of the children and the residents.

Similarly a motorcycle has been lying abandoned on the footpath in Garhoud area near GGICO metro station for more than one year. We want the authority to remove the vehicle, which has been causing great inconvenience.

This reader is based in Dubai

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Comments (1)

  1. Added 14:22 July 9, 2013

    All is needed is someone to phone the police and they will have it moved in no time. Instead of complaining, people should be proactive and phone the authorities, they are more than willing to assist.

    Beverley Swinerd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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