UAE | Emergencies

567 road incidents due to fog this week

Accident reported in different areas of Abu Dhabi

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 18:32 January 29, 2013
  • Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: Some 567 road accidents were reported due to fog during the last two days in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi police have said that its operation room received a total of 567 incident calls including 281 on Monday and 286 on Tuesday. These were mostly about minor accidents

Director of the operations directorate, Lieutenant Colonel Nasser Sulaiman Al Maskari, urged drivers to take extra precautions during bad weather conditions especially when visibility is low.

Comments (3)

  1. Added 14:17 January 30, 2013

    Todays traffic is not safe enough. All the drivers need more advance training and road safety awareness.

    Imran Khan, Sharjah, Pakistan

  2. Added 14:11 January 30, 2013

    agreed Luke,

    LINEESH, ABU DHABI, India

  3. Added 11:55 January 30, 2013

    It's not the fog that causes the accidents, it's the drivers.

    Luke, London, United Kingdom

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