Dubai: In the first eight months of 2023, more than 35000 drivers have been caught using mobile phones in vehicles. Due to this non-fatal negligence, 99 accidents have occurred during this period resulting in six fatalities.
Dubai: In the first eight months of 2023, more than 35,000 drivers mobile phones in vehicles(Mobile Phone)have been caught using Due to this fatal negligence, 99 accidents occurred during this period resulting in six fatalities and 58 injuries. Dubai Police has released this information on Friday, October 6.
Smart technology ensures that errant drivers are caught. In a video, Dubai Police shows how violations are easily caught on camera
Smart systems ترصد عقيّة الانشغال برا دراء بدون درواد.
Dubai Police Utilize Smart Technologies to Monitor Traffic Violations. pic.twitter.com/6zmU6juOgq
— Dubai Police شرطة دبي (@DubaiPoliceHQ) October 6, 2023
Motorists who use mobile phones while driving are distracted which leads to sudden lane changes and accidents. They run red lights or miss the speed limit on the highway due to lack of attention to the road.
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Major-General Saif Muhair Al Mazroi, director of the General Department of Traffic at Dubai Police, warned that “using a phone while driving not only distracts the driver but also significantly increases the likelihood of accidents.” A momentary lapse in concentration while checking social media or texting can have disastrous consequences.”
Dubai Police has warned that drivers caught using phones on the road will be fined Dh800 and given four black points. This penalty applies even if a person is making a call, sending a text message or browsing social media while driving.
Radar can detect various violations. In addition to careless driving, this can find failure to follow lane discipline. Al Mazroi called on all road users to strictly follow traffic rules and avoid anything that distracts while driving.
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