Driving on the road is one of the most exhilarating experiences. Having said this, it should be noted that drivers of any vehicle should always be careful and mindful of all the rules and regulations that are to be followed on highways. Not to mention they should also be alert and take note of the conditions around them to ensure a safe driving experience. And to make sure that people in Abu Dhabi have a safe driving experience, the Abu Dhabi Police Headquarters has launched a road alert system that uses coloured lights for alerting drivers on the highways. Here’s all you need to know about this new system for drivers’ safety.
A Road Alert System On Abu Dhabi Highways To Note
.@ADPoliceHQ has launched a road alert system across highways in #AbuDhabi, using coloured lights to alert drivers of upcoming traffic incidents and adverse weather conditions, enhancing road safety across the emirate. pic.twitter.com/AiMDhaNC9K
— مكتب أبوظبي الإعلامي (@ADMediaOffice) May 15, 2023
As mentioned above, the Abu Dhabi Police has partnered with the Joint Committee for Traffic Safety in Abu Dhabi and coordinated with the Integrated Transport Centre to launch a new road alert system on all the main highways in Abu Dhabi. According to a news report by the Abu Dhabi Media Office, the system aims to enhance road safety by using coloured lights. Yes, ensuring drivers’ safety across the emirate, discoloured lights will prompt them about any upcoming traffic incidents or adverse weather conditions.
What Do The Colours Indicate?
These red and blue flashing lights will let the drivers know of any upcoming traffic accidents. While the yellow flashing light will let the drivers know about any adverse weather conditions, which could include fog, rain, dust, or any other incident on the road for a safer experience. As it happens, these flash alerts are operated with the help of solar energy and internal batteries as well. Moreover, these are easily visible from a distance of 200 metres, both during the day and night. This move is sure to enhance road safety across the emirate for the drivers.
So, the next time you are in Abu Dhabi and you are driving on the road, be on the lookout for such signals, as they might help you not only be safe on the road while driving but also save time.
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