Dubai : Dubai Police on Thursday announced new speed limits on certain roads in the emirate.
Colonel Saif Al Mazroui, Director of the General Directorate of Traffic at Dubai Police, said that the speed limit from the first interchange of Dubai-Al Ain Road to the Al Ain border has been set at 100km, with the radar speed limit now set at 120km.
The road’s speed limit was previously 120km and the radar speed limit was 140km.
The radar speed limit on Umm Suqeim road used to be 110km, but the new radar speed limit has been set at 100km.
Al Mazroui pointed out that the speed limit on Dubai Police Academy flyover on Shaikh Zayed road to Al Marabe’ traffic light has now been set at 80km, while the radar speed limit is now at 100km.
Al Sufouh Road’s speed limit has been set at 60km, and the radar speed limit is now 80km. Previously, the speed limit on Al Sufouh was 80km and the radar speed limit was 100km.
Roads with speed limits of 90km, such as Al Qudra Road and some roads in Oud Metha will have a radar speed limit of 111km.
The move comes in line with Dubai Police’s strategic goal to maintain the road safety and reduce accidents as much as possible.
Al Mazroui praised the response of citizens to Dubai Police traffic awareness campaigns like Pedestrian Safety Campaign, ‘Speed Kills’ and Back to School campaigns.
He said that such campaigns have contributed greatly to achieve Dubai Police’s goals of road safety and a reduction in violations that might endanger road users.