Abu Dhabi road tolls will be free during off-peak hours

The toll gates will be in operation from January 2, 2020

Abu Dhabi road tolls will be free during off-peak hours

Here's some important news for people driving in Abu Dhabi - the road toll system starting in January 2020 will be free during off-peak hours.

The capital's Department of Municipalities and Transport have announced that the fees will only be charged during peak hours of 7am to 9am and 5pm to 7pm Saturday to Thursday.

It will cost Dhs4 per gate during those hours (with a maximum charge of Dhs16 per day and Dhs200 per month).

The tolls come into force on January 2 2020 and the gates are at Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Maqta Bridge, Musaffah Bridge and Sheikh Khalifa Bridge.

The news was announced on the Abu Dhabi Media Office Twitter account.

The tweets also say that Emiratis over 60, people of determination, limited-income Emiratis and Emirati retirees will be exempted from toll charges, as well as licensed taxis in Abu Dhabi, tow trucks, public buses and school buses.

For more information about the tolls, click here.

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