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Abu Dhabi Police Emphasize Safe Driving Practices on Highways

Abu Dhabi Police are urging drivers to adhere to the right lane when driving at slower speeds, emphasizing that blocking fast lanes can lead to confusion and potentially dangerous accidents. Offenders face a fine of Dh400 for not giving way to vehicles approaching from behind or from the overtaking lane. The police are underscoring the importance of safe driving, discouraging overtaking from the right side, as it can result in severe accidents. Additionally, Abu Dhabi has instituted a minimum speed limit of 120kph in fast lanes on a major road to enhance road safety. Tailgating, or not maintaining a safe following distance, is also subject to a fine of Dh400, with radars capturing violations for both front and rear vehicles on the fast lane, with the trailing vehicle receiving an additional four black points.

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