UAE Police Now Permit Residents To Travel Between Emirates

by Angel Merchant
UAE Police Now Permit Residents To Travel Between Emirates

We all know restrictions are now easing up in Dubai. The strict curfews have been lifted, malls have started to open, and now, even hotels! In addition, another restriction has also been eased. Dubai government announced that residents can freely travel between the emirates, within the time of curfew.

What’s In It?

Abu Dhabi and Dubai police confirmed that residents can commute between emirates. This applies to all kinds of work, personal, professional, and driving for staycations. However, movement can only take place between 6 am- 10 pm. The Dubai police have been quite strict about the rules, and have also remained the public of the fines in place. Cameras will flash your car if you are moving around after the curfew time.

Furthermore, face masks must be worn during travel at all times, and there is a fine of AED 1000 for the violation of the usage of face masks. Many other facilities have opened up, including malls, restaurants, barbershops, and salons. Means of public transport have also begun moving such as metros, Taxis, and buses. All open facilities will strictly adhere to social distancing and other health precautions.

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What Else?

Meanwhile, Dubai RTA has now opened all driving schools in the city, with strict restrictions in place. All driving schools in Dubai were suspended on 26 March. The decision was announced in line with the government’s measures to combat coronavirus pandemic. The schools reopened on 30 April, with social distancing restrictions.

RTA’s Safety Guidelines For Driving Schools

  1. Number of members in the school must not exceed 30%
  2. Customers must use separate entry and exit doors
  3. Centres must provide remote thermometers and avoid using ear thermometers
  4. All institutes must provide sterilization materials at different points
  5. All chairs and door handles must be disinfected
  6. Training vehicles must be sterilized after every use
  7. Cash payments must be avoided and customers must be encouraged to pay online
  8. Monitor visitors’ temperature before entering the centre
  9. All visitors and staff must wear facemask and gloves
  10. Children between 3-12 years and adults above 60 will not be permitted inside the centre
  11. Only one student is permitted in each vehicle
  12. Instructors above 60 years and pregnant women are not allowed to work
  13. Social distance on 2 meters must be practiced
  14. Mask must no be removed even during training sessions
  15. Customers must be encouraged to attend lecture lessons online

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