The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that 3 centers would be offering the service of testing & registering vintage cars namely: Tasjeel Al Barsha, Tasjeel Warsan and Wasil Nad Al Hamar over & above the Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE, which had been running this service exclusively.
The addition of new facilities for testing & registering classic vehicles shall take effect as of March 15, 2017.
The move is part of RTA’s endeavors to broaden the scope of its services and make it easy for owners of classic vehicles to process their transactions that echoes RTA’s third strategic goal (People Happiness).
Sultan Al Marzooki, Director of Vehicles Licensing, RTA’s Licensing Agency, said, “The broadening of the scope of testing & registering classic vehicles would be carried out via three service outlets, namely: Tasjeel Al Barsha, Tasjeel Warsan and Wasil Nad Al Hamar in addition to the Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE.
The move is prompted by RTA’s keenness to enable this segment of clients to access to smart services & technological facilities offered by RTA, which shall prove effective in processing the testing of classic vehicles.
“This step conforms to RTA’s strategy aimed to streamline the movement of these vehicles on roads in accordance with the approved technical standards. We are also seeking to address the needs of owners of these vehicles who are aspiring for a mechanism that helps them process their transactions, and beef up the number of centers delivering the licensing of vintage vehicles.
This procedure is in line with RTA’s vision of Safe & Smooth Transport for All,” added Al Marzooki.