UAE National Day celebrations: Police announce ban on trucks, buses to ease traffic flow


Abu Dhabi Police have announced that trucks, heavy vehicles and buses transporting workers will be banned from entering Abu Dhabi Island during the celebrations of the 51st Union Day and Commemoration Day.

The movement ban applies to all entrances, including Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Sheikh Khalifa Bridge, Mussafah Bridge and Al Maqtaa Bridge.

Brigadier Mohammad Dhahi Al Hamiri, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, said the traffic ban will start at 12 noon on Wednesday, November 30, and last until 1am, on Sunday, December 4.

Vehicles of public cleaning and logistics support are excluded from the traffic restriction, he explained.

He added a comprehensive traffic plan will be implemented to include deployment of traffic patrols on all roads and extensive monitoring through smart systems to ensure traffic flow.

He also urged motorists to obey traffic rules to ensure traffic safety.


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