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Abu Dhabi Police warns of the danger of not leaving enough safety distance
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Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with the Monitoring and Control Center, and as part of the "Luck the Commentary" initiative and the "Safety Path" campaign, broadcast a video of the danger of not leaving enough safety distance

Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with the Monitoring and Control Center, and as part of the "Luck the Commentary" initiative and the "Safety Path" campaign, broadcast a video of the danger of not leaving enough safety distance and confusing drivers on the overtaking path.

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police explained that the dangers of some drivers harassing the vehicles in front of them and approaching them to a close distance and forcing them to clear the way for them through the use of reflective lighting and the horn constantly, which leads to distracting the driver of the front vehicle and increases the risk of serious traffic accidents.

She pointed out that the violation of "not leaving a safety distance between vehicles" is one of the main causes of traffic accidents on the roads, and explained that the cause of the accident due to not leaving a sufficient safety distance is applied to Law No. 5 of 2020 regarding vehicle seizure in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which is the financial value of detaining the vehicle. 5000 dirhams, provided that the vehicle is impounded until the payment of the financial value to release the seizure and for a maximum period of 3 months.

In the event of non-payment of the dues, the vehicle shall be referred for sale in a public auction, as well as the application of item “52” in the rules and procedures for traffic control No. “178” of 2017 on violating drivers by not leaving a sufficient safety distance behind the front vehicles with a fine of 400 dirhams and 4 traffic points for the driver of the vehicle .