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This road alert system in Abu Dhabi will alert drivers to any accidents ahead!


Abu Dhabi road transport system

Image source: https://www.mediaoffice.abudhabi/en/security/abu-dhabi-police-launches-road-alert-system-across-highways/

Driving on the road is one of the most exhilarating experiences. Having said that, it should be noted that the driver of any vehicle should always be careful and aware of all the rules and regulations to be followed on the highway. Not to mention that they should also be alert and aware of their surroundings to ensure a safe driving experience. To ensure people in Abu Dhabi have a safe driving experience, the Abu Dhabi Police Headquarters has rolled out a road alert system that uses colored lights to alert drivers on highways. Here’s everything you need to know about this new system to keep drivers safe.

Abu Dhabi highway road alert system to watch out for

As mentioned above, Abu Dhabi Police has partnered with the Abu Dhabi Joint Traffic Safety Committee and coordinated with the Integrated Traffic Center to activate the new road alert system on all major highways in Abu Dhabi. According to a news report from the Abu Dhabi Media Office, the system aims to enhance road safety through the use of colored lights. Yes, to keep drivers safe throughout the emirate, color-changing lights alert them of impending traffic accidents or severe weather conditions.

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What does the color indicate?

Image source: https://www.mediaoffice.abudhabi/en/security/abu-dhabi-police-launches-road-alert-system-across-highways-in-abu-dhabi/

These flashing red and blue lights will let drivers know of an impending traffic accident. Flashing yellow lights will let drivers know of any adverse weather conditions, including fog, rain, dust or any other incident on the road for a safer experience. As it happens, these flash alerts also run with the help of solar power and internal batteries. Plus, these are easily visible from 200 meters away, day or night. The move is sure to improve road safety for drivers across the emirate.

So, next time you are driving on the roads in Abu Dhabi, pay attention to such signals as they will not only help you navigate the road safely but also save you time.

Cover image courtesy: https://www.mediaoffice.abudhabi/en/security/abu-dhabi-police-launches-road-alert-system-across-highways-in-abu-dhabi/


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