Roads & Transport Authority and Dubai police coordinate to raise level of safety

In the implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, His Excellency Matar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Roads and Transport Authority, held a coordination meeting with His Excellency Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, during which Discussing areas of cooperation between the Roads & Transport Authority and the Dubai Police General Command in operating electric scooters, enacting legislation and laws to preserve the safety of bicycle paths users, and reviewing the Roads & Transport Authority’s plan to expand the implementation of the lanes. The integrated truck rest project implemented by the Roads & Transport Authority in partnership with the private sector was also discussed. Aside from projects related to improving the quality of life in the city.

Roads & Transport Authority and Dubai police Coordination

This meeting comes within the framework of the periodic meetings between the two sides to discuss ways to enhance cooperation and coordination in areas of joint work related to security and safety of the road system and public transport systems in the Emirate of Dubai and to achieve strategic performance indicators and the objectives of the Dubai Traffic Safety Strategy for the years 2017-2021.

Dubai Traffic Safety Strategy 2017-2021

During the meeting, the joint traffic projects between the Dubai Police General Command and the Roads and Transport Authority were reviewed during the period from 2017 to 2021, which amounted to 13 projects, the most important of which is the Dubai Traffic Safety Strategy 2017-2021, the implementation of which contributed to reducing the accident mortality rate from 2.5 per 100,000 From the population in 2017 to 2.3 deaths in 2019, as well as the project to modernize the technical control system to control speed and bypass the red signal, the Oyoun project, and the joint camp for the truck inspection and traffic awareness.

Mutual cooperation improving the quality of life in Dubai

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer praised the outcomes of the periodic meetings with the Dubai Police General Command in strengthening the strategic partnership relations between the two sides and raising the level of coordination and integration in all areas, specifically those related to raising the level of traffic safety on roads, and security and safety in various mass transport mean, including It benefits the citizens and residents of the Emirate of Dubai.

For his part, His Excellency Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al-Marri valued the cooperation between the Dubai Police General Command and the Roads and Transport Authority, which contributed to the upgrading of the joint work system that contributes to achieving the goals aimed at providing security and safety and spreading reassurance and happiness among citizens, residents and tourists on this good land, and praised With the efforts of the joint work teams between the two sides working to activate coordination with regard to enhancing traffic safety and transportation security in the Emirate of Dubai.

Roads & Transport Authority and Dubai police Coordination meetings attendance

The meeting was attended by the Roads and Transport Authority, Eng. Maitha bin Uday

Executive Director of the Traffic and Roads Corporation, Mr. Abdul Mohsen Ibrahim Younes

Executive Director of the Rail Agency, Mr. Ahmed Bahruzian

Executive Director of the Public Transport Corporation, Mr. Abdullah Youssef

Executive Director of the Licensing Agency, and from the Dubai Police General Command.

Colonel Jumah Sweidan, Acting Director of the General Traffic Department

Colonel Hareb Al Shamsi from the General Department of Investigations

A number of directors of departments in the Roads and Transport Authority

The General Command of Dubai Police.

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