DH1,000 Fine & 10 Black Points If You Don't Avoid Doing This In A School Zone
DUBAI POLICE ISSUE A FRESH WARNING
Dubai Police cautioned motorists in the UAE to follow traffic rules in areas located near schools and pedestrian crossings.
Dubai Police have urged drivers not to overtake other vehicles or change lanes when in schools zones or at crosswalks.
Authorities also called on bus drivers and parents to slow down and be careful when entering and exiting school zones. Motorists were cautioned to give way to school buses, allow pupils the right of way at zebra crossings and to not speed in school zones, otherwise, irresponsible motorists may face fines or black points.
As part of the year-long traffic safety campaign to protect the lives of pupils, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has rolled out a number of ‘smart’ signs across Dubai that are aimed at getting motorists to slow down when driving near a school.