Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, January 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
According to Abu Dhabi Police records, 61 deaths during the last year were a result of exceeding the legal speed limits.
Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police, said: “Of the total number of deaths caused by traffic accidents, 23 percent of the deaths are attributed to speeding.”
Brigadier Al Harithi warned against exceeding the legal speed limits. “The higher the speed is, the less time there is to stop - which makes it more difficult to avoid traffic accident,” he said. “It is imperative that motorists respect the legal speed limits in order to avoid traffic accidents that may result in deaths and injuries.”
Adding further, the Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate stressed the commitment of the Abu Dhabi Police to promote traffic education among drivers in the p
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