Archive for the 'traffic' Category

SMS-parking system launched in Sharjah

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/sms-parking-system-launched-in-sharjah-1.1274798 SMS-parking system launched in Sharjah Motorists can pay for parking by sending a text message to 5566 Staff Report Published: 21:00 January 7, 2014 Sharjah: Sharjah Municipality has announced the launch of an SMS parking system that gives motorists the option of paying for parking their vehicles by sending a text message to 5566. […]

New SMS service puts Dubai trains and buses on tap

New SMS service puts Dubai trains and buses on tap DUBAI // A new SMS service has been launched by the RTA allowing public transport users in Dubai to check the next available time of the bus or train they need. To check Metro timings, send an SMS with the letter D followed by a […]

Many convenient ways of paying traffic fines in Abu Dhabi

From the Gulf News article Many convenient ways of paying traffic fines By Rayeesa Absal, Staff Reporter Published: January 30, 2009, 23:33 Abu Dhabi: There are several ways in which motorists may pay traffic fines imposed on their vehicles. Penalty charges may be paid directly at the traffic departments or more conveniently, online. Other modes […]

No more 9 to 5?

From today’s Khaleej Times RTA proposes flexible hours By Joy Sengupta (Our staff reporter) 20 May 2008 DUBAI — Flexible work timings in both private and government offices is the new mantra being advocated by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to control the increasing traffic rush in Dubai. Abdul Mohsen Younis Ibrahim, CEO of […]

Now you can carpool in Dubai!

RTA allows carpooling; signs pact with big firms EMPLOYEES from the same company have been allowed to use the same vehicle while going for work, a scheme known as carpooling which is aimed at pulling people away from using private cars to mass transportation The arrangement shall be licenced by the Roads and Transport Authority […]

Report dangerous drivers in Dubai

Call 8004353 to report dangerous drivers in Dubai. You need to give the correct number plate details ( the number, colour, the emirate, and for Dubai any alphabet.) They will ask you details about the offence and where it happened, and the make of the car. (excerpt from Readers Comments in 7Days.ae)