x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

'Speed is for racetracks', Abu Dhabi Police urge ahead of grand prix

Police said the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix provided a unique opportunity to educate young drivers about the dangers of speeding.

ABU DHABI // In preparation for this year's Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi Police have launched a media awareness campaign titled "Speed is for racetracks".

Police said the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix provided a unique opportunity to educate young drivers about the dangers of speeding.

Meanwhile, extra traffic patrols have been assigned to roads around slaughterhouses in the capital to prevent traffic jams during Eid.

Lt Col Mohammed Al Shamsi, head of traffic control at Abu Dhabi Police, said there would also be patrols around markets and malls to regulate traffic flow.