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UASC expands in South America

UASC expands in South America

Dubai-based company signs deal with The Ultramar Group.

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Riyadh commissions $100m traffic management system

Riyadh commissions $100m traffic management system

Riyadh has a population of seven million people and a lack of any public transport means many central parts of the city can be gridlocked for hours at a time.
 
Renault Trucks reveals details of rigorous Oman trials

Renault Trucks reveals details of rigorous Oman trials

Renault Trucks K range tested over 100,000km of challenging terrain in Oman.
 
Baby among 'items' lost in Dubai taxis during 2014

Baby among 'items' lost in Dubai taxis during 2014

This incident was one of 51,239 reports of lost items, surpassing the 48,459 reports in 2013, and the RTA said a significant number of lost items were located.
 
HGV orders convince SDC Trailers to open GCC hub

HGV orders convince SDC Trailers to open GCC hub

Northern Irish trailer manufacturer, SDC Trailers, has established an official regional office following significant HGV-unit orders from local customers.
 

 

Motorists suing Saudi government bodies over poor roads

Motorists suing Saudi government bodies over poor roads

Car owners have blamed government organisations and asked to be compensated for vehicle repairs.
 
Dubai eyes use of driverless cars at Expo 2020

Dubai eyes use of driverless cars at Expo 2020

Mattar Al Tayer, chairman and executive director of the RTA, said the project will be carried out in 2015 as part of the UAE's year of innovation initiative.
 
Traffic congestion is costing Dubai $790m a year

Traffic congestion is costing Dubai $790m a year

The RTA said if it hadn’t carried out $16 billion worth of infrastructure upgrades, the loss would have been $4.5 billion instead for 2013.
 
Tailgating caused 22 deaths in Abu Dhabi last year

Tailgating caused 22 deaths in Abu Dhabi last year

In Abu Dbabi last year, 13,976 drivers were fined for driving too close to the vehicle in front and 12% of accidents were caused by tailgating.
 
Deaths fall by 23% on Abu Dhabi's most dangerous roads

Deaths fall by 23% on Abu Dhabi's most dangerous roads

The Abu Dhabi-Al Sila Road was the Emirate's most dangerous, witnessing 150 accidents that resulted in 47 deaths & 37 severe injuries in 2014.
 
Abu Dhabi Police seizes 4,775 vehicles for speeding

Abu Dhabi Police seizes 4,775 vehicles for speeding

Over speeding accidents & fines form 16% & 79% respectively of the total number recorded last year by Abu Dhabi Police's Traffic and Patrols Directorate.
 
Abu Dhabi Police urges safer truck driving

Abu Dhabi Police urges safer truck driving

Emirates Transport attended a lecture to raise safety awareness.
 
Falling oil price could lower Lebanon's transport fees

Falling oil price could lower Lebanon's transport fees

The country has seen a significant decrease in fuel prices.
 
New Makkah plan to regulate truck traffic

New Makkah plan to regulate truck traffic

More than 7,000 trucks make at least 30,000 trips daily in Makkah.
 
Abu Dhabi Police slams 'unacceptable' rubbernecking

Abu Dhabi Police slams 'unacceptable' rubbernecking

Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Al Ameri criticised motorists' behaviour
 
New rest stops available for Dubai's truck drivers

New rest stops available for Dubai's truck drivers

The areas can accommodate 160 trucks & six more are planned.
 




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