The Ministry of Interior in the United Arab Emirates has issued a new warning to some road users against violating road regulations, especially scooter users.
The Ministry of the Interior, represented by the Federal Traffic Council, launched its second unified traffic campaign at the state level under the slogan "Traffic safety for users of electric bicycles and electric scooters", with the aim of enhancing traffic awareness among this category, through the need to adhere to and follow the necessary instructions and instructions for road safety in a manner that ensures achieving Safety and security of its users.
The initiative comes as part of a series of initiatives and traffic campaigns launched early this year 2022, which aims to send awareness messages to electric bike users to ensure their safety on the roads, and urge them to abide by the traffic and traffic laws for driving such bikes.
The campaign calls for the use of electric bikes "scooters" in the paths designated for their practice, with mandatory wearing of helmets, knee bumpers and reflective clothing (phosphorescent), especially while driving at night, and compliance with safety instructions, prevention requirements and regulations for such vehicles in the emirates of the country.
Major-General Engineer Counselor Muhammad Saif Al Zaffin, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Operations Affairs and Chairman of the Federal Traffic Council, said, “In our campaigns, we are keen to enhance awareness for all road users, including this category of electric bike users, and in the interest of their safety and the safety of people, we send awareness messages through the campaign along with Field work by members of the police patrols to ensure that the users of these bikes adhere to traffic instructions and laws and respect the road and its users.