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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 24 June 2018

Ramadan 2018: heavy vehicle ban during rush hour

Move is designed to ensure smooth traffic flow during the holy month

Labourers wait for buses to take them to work after morning prayers outside the Workers Village Labour Camp.
Labourers wait for buses to take them to work after morning prayers outside the Workers Village Labour Camp.

Many heavy vehicles will not be allowed on Abu Dhabi roads during the peak hours of Ramadan.

Lorries and buses carrying workers have been banned between 8am and 10am and in the evening from 2pm to 4pm.

As for the laborers' transport buses with "more than 50 passengers", their road use is allowed from 8am to 10am.

Abu Dhabi Police announced the move on their social media channels on Tuesday.

The move is designed to allow smooth traffic flow during the holy month and prevent accidents.

Authorities urged drivers to follow the rules, reduce speed, wear safety belts and leave enough distance between cars.

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