Buyers of used vehicles in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain can now verify accident history online

New website launched by the Ministry of Interior will provide details useful to purchasers

A used car complex in the UAE
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Prospective buyers of a used vehicle registeredin Abu Dhabi and Al Ain can know its history of accidents online. Image for illustrative purpose only.
16 Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: Sellers of used vehicles involved in accidents cannot cheat prospective buyers by falsely claiming that they are ‘accident-free'. The truth will now be revealed by a simple online search using the vehicle's chassis number.

Prospective buyers of a used vehicle registered in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain can know its history of accidents online, thanks to a new website launched by the Ministry of Interior (MoI).

Upon feeding in the vehicle's chassis number, the traffic electronic services website of the MoI will provide all details related to accidents involving that vehicle anywhere in the country.

It will give an up-to-date history of accidents from the date of registration of the vehicle.

This website will also provide other information a prospective buyer wants to know, such as vehicle registration and status of plate reservation, a senior official of Abu Dhabi Police told Gulf News. The most important information available is the history of accidents, the official, who did not want to be named, said.

He said: "We noticed that may people sell and buy cars without providing correct information about the vehicles, especially the history of accidents."

"The website is connected to a database in the Ministry of Interior and the Traffic of Abu Dhabi Police which provides all information about a vehicle as soon as you enter its chassis number," he said.

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  • Afzal

    11-Mar-2012 16:44

    The link provided is not working.This online tool was there for long time . It worked also.I believe this is not a new thing.

  • John

    11-Mar-2012 16:29

    Website doesn't work...

  • mohammed shaikh

    11-Mar-2012 15:41

    that's excellent i want it in dubai too

  • Sathar

    11-Mar-2012 11:51

    Congratulation for UAE authorities...

  • Heinz

    11-Mar-2012 11:47

    great news. just checked it out and it works. how far back does this record incidents? Is it only from the time that SAEED started operating?

  • SANTOSH PAWAR

    11-Mar-2012 11:21

    But is this site really working? Trying since morning to open & check the details....but shows some error everytime. Has anybody checked the information and validate?

  • Nisar

    11-Mar-2012 11:21

    Let us know when it is going to implement in Dubai.

  • mohammad

    11-Mar-2012 10:30

    Wow!! just wow..... what a nice bright and valuable facility by the MoI. Love it!

  • Ravi

    11-Mar-2012 10:05

    That is a great move. We expect other emirates to follow, to help the transparency of transactions. This will help in better understanding of the vehicle condition and there by helps in avoiding accidents. Thanks to the Ministry.

  • SHAHZAD

    11-Mar-2012 09:55

    VERY GOOD

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The link provided is not working.This online tool was there for long time . It worked also.I believe this is not a new thing.

Afzal

11 March 2012 17:03jump to comments