ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, December 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) warned motorists about the risks of failing to secure their bicycles during transport, which may cause bikes to fall off into oncoming traffic and cause serious traffic accidents. The directorate noted that drivers who fail to safely attach their bicycles will be fined AED 200 and have their vehicle impounded for one week, as per Article 80 of the Traffic Code.
Colonel Mohammad Dahi, Chief of the Traffic Investigation Section, at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of the Abu Dhabi Police, advised individuals to safely attach their bikes while hauling them around on their vehicles. He also called upon them to use bicycle lanes and tracks; to use a headlight, a rear light or reflector after dark; to avoid carrying any other passenger on the bike; to avoid being towed by another bicycle or vehicle and to refrain from bicycling
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