Main Abu Dhabi road introduces lane for emergency vehicles

Drivers face Dhs400 fine for violations

Main Abu Dhabi road introduces lane for emergency vehicles

Abu Dhabi Police has a launched a new initiative to allow emergency vehicles better access on the city’s roads.

A dedicated lane for all emergency vehicles has been launched on King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street.

The right hand lane is only to be used by emergency vehicles, and any drivers caught using the lane face a fine of Dhs400.

The dedicated lane will allow emergency services better transport links around the city and will speed up response times for police, the fire service and ambulances.

From the start of December the lane has been in operation and drivers must be aware of the new rules before using the main road that runs from the Corniche to Al Bateen.

Drivers in the city that block emergency services on the roads also face a fine of Dhs3,000 and will have their vehicles confiscated for up to 30 days.

All road users using Abu Dhabi’s road network also have less than 30 days to register for the road tolls and add credit to their account ahead of the launch of December 1.

Be the first to get all the latest Abu Dhabi news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

More from News

Meanwhile 28 percent of respondents to Time Out’s rent survey say they have successfully re-negotiated mid-contract

Tests at some centres are now cheaper


Follow us