100 new radars to trap speedsters on Dubai roads: RTA

By Mohammad El Sadafy  www.emirates247.com

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai in collaboration with Dubai Police will install 100 new speed radars to monitor speeding across the emirate’s main roads, a top RTA official has revealed to Emirates 24|7.

Maithaa Bin Adai, CEO of Traffic and Roads at the RTA, in an exclusive statement to this website also revealed that 450 speed radars and 230 cameras have been installed to monitor traffic signals.

Bin Adai disclosed that this is part of the RTA strategy till 2015.

Bin Adai also added that 74 pedestrian bridges have been completed and 13 new bridges are still under construction.

“The safety of individuals is the priority of the RTA and these implemented projects have led to a reduction in the traffic mortality rate by more than 30 per cent in Dubai,” Bin Adai said.

She said that the RTA is continuously conducting studies of traffic accidents to identify sites that need to be monitored and controlled. More info

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