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Aqaba in Jordan to benefit as Lebanon-Syria border shut Aqaba port will become Lebanon's sole link to the Middle East market following closure of Syrian border

Aqaba in Jordan to benefit as Lebanon-Syria border shut

Lebanon to route Middle East exports via Aqaba in Jordan after closing Syrian border

 •   Aqaba apologises for suspending operations
 •   Aqaba’s APMSco in LNG tanker deal with Sanmar
 •   Lebanon carrier inks $1 billion deal with Airbus


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Taxi drivers blamed for working long hours

Taxi drivers blamed for working long hours

General manager of the Centre for Regulation of Transport by Hire Cars said he doesn't understand don’t why cabbies complain.
 
Dubai's RTA to close JBR access at night

Dubai's RTA to close JBR access at night

The hours of closure will be between 12 midnight and 5am daily.
 
GCC in talks to unify traffic controls to curb crashes

GCC in talks to unify traffic controls to curb crashes

Safety in focus partly due to stats showing over 20 pedestrians are hit by vehicles in the UAE each week.
 
UAE drivers 'should retake test every five years'

UAE drivers 'should retake test every five years'

Warning follows statistics that reveal just 1% of Dubai's drivers avoided any traffic fines in 2014.
 

 

Dubai Police fine over 60,000 for jaywalking in 2014

Dubai Police fine over 60,000 for jaywalking in 2014

Head of traffic police warns jaywalkers they are 'sprinting towards death'.
 
Dubai mulls subsidised prices for electric vehicles

Dubai mulls subsidised prices for electric vehicles

The incentives would be part of the smart city initiative that Dubai is promoting.
 
RTA begins construction of seven footbridges

RTA begins construction of seven footbridges

Construction of the bridges stems from RTA’s aim to provide safe transit for people crossing road
 
Sandstorm causes 135 traffic accidents in Dubai

Sandstorm causes 135 traffic accidents in Dubai

Thick orange haze caused chaos on some Gulf roads for two days.
 
Jumping red lights costs Dubai drivers $1m in Jan & Feb

Jumping red lights costs Dubai drivers $1m in Jan & Feb

Dubai Police issued fines to over 80 motorists each day for the first two months of 2014.
 
WATCH: Saudi child filmed driving 200kph on highway

WATCH: Saudi child filmed driving 200kph on highway

The child, who looks under the age of ten, was filmed by a passenger in the vehicle.
 
Three pedestrians a week die on UAE roads

Three pedestrians a week die on UAE roads

People being hit by vehicles accounted for a third of all UAE road deaths last year.
 
Dubai's RTA to review taxi drivers' long working hours

Dubai's RTA to review taxi drivers' long working hours

Most Dubai cabbies are driving for 12 hours a day, seven days a week.
 
Camels involved in 97% of Saudi traffic accidents

Camels involved in 97% of Saudi traffic accidents

Remarkable figure indicative of issues faced as KSA develops while attempting to maintain tradition.
 
New sensors monitor traffic violations in Dubai

New sensors monitor traffic violations in Dubai

The "very efficient" radars record hard shoulder violations.
 
$545m Dubai Canal project making good progress

$545m Dubai Canal project making good progress

The RTA extended 'sincere thanks' to residents and road users in areas impacted by traffic diversion works required for the construction works.
 




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