x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Abu Dhabi officers to be given Segways to reach incidents quicker

Abu Dhabi Police will be given Segways to help them to quickly reach incidents in busy areas such as malls, the Corniche and event venues.

Abu Dhabi Police will be given Segways to help them to quickly reach incidents in busy areas such as malls, the Corniche and event venues.

Lt Colonel Mohammed Ibrahim Al Ameri, head of the police’s emergency and public safety department, said the Segways would enable officers to reach and help injured people quicker.

The Segways are powered by an electric battery and can travel up to 39kph. The vehicles weigh 42kgs and can carry a maximum load of 117kgs. Each comes equipped with a state-of-the-art, eco-friendly first aid kit.

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