• Bassam Radi, Managing Editor

Dubai Police urges motorists to Drive cautiously in fog

Dubai -- A total of 29 traffic accidents reported in Dubai due to foggy weather on Sunday from 12:00 am till today Tuesday 9:00 am due to the heavy fog that blanketed several areas of the emirate.

Colonel Jumaa bin Suwaidan, acting director of the General Department of Traffic at Dubai Police, urged motorists to keep a safe distance between cars and adjust their speed to the weather conditions. He also urged motorists to use low-beam lights and indicate clearly when changing lanes. “Allow extra time for your journey and check your planned route. It’s also advisable to wait for the fog to clear until visibility improves. " Col bin Suwaidan said

He explained that accidents happen during bad weather conditions that cause low visibility tend to be more severe, pointing out that Dubai Police did not record any serious accidents or injuries.

Colonel Turki bin Faris, Director of the Command & Control Centre at Dubai Police, said the centre receive 2034 emergency calls in the same period.

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