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22 April 2024

New speed, radar limits on Dubai roads

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By Mohammed El Sadafy

Dubai Traffic Police announces a revision in speed limits on some streets in the emirate.

Colonel Saif Mohair Al Mazrouie, Director, General Directorate of Traffic Police, Dubai Police, said the changes have been made in respect to Dubai Police’s strategic aim of reducing road fatalities in Dubai.

The changes will be made effective after the final agreement between police and the RTA, Col. Mazrouie said.

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Speed limit on Al Ain Road – beginning from the first bridge to the border with Al Ain – has been reduced from 120kph to 100kph and the radar will click at 120kph as opposed to the current 140kph.

The radar speed limit on Umm Al Suqeim Road has been cut from 110kph to 100km.

The speed limit on Dubai Police Academy flyover on Sheikh Zayed Road has been cut to 80km and the radar speed limit is set at 100km.

Roads that have a speed limit of 90km will now have radar speed limit of 111km.

Al Sufouh Road speed limit has been reduced to 60km from the earlier 80km, and the radar speed limit cut to 80km from the previous 100km.

Col. Mazrouie commended the response of the public to Dubai Police’s awareness campaigns. He said that has greatly contributed to the reduction in traffic violations across the emirate.