Campaign launched to avert quad bike accidents at tourist sites
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in cooperation with the Tourist Police, General Headquarters of Dubai Police, has carried out an extensive campaign to inform owners of tourist camps in Dubai to provide safety tools and equipment when renting out quad bikes to members of the public. The campaign... Read more
All you need to know about RTA service timings for the Eid Al Fitr holidays this year
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the working hours of all its services for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holiday period this year and covering its customers’ happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram, marine transit modes, driving institutes and vehicles testing and... Read more
Dubai readies plan to regulate traffic movement for Eid
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that it will launch a comprehensive plan for traffic movement and mass transit services for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr celebrations that are expected to begin from Sunday, June 25, 2017 and last for a few days thereafter. Eng Maitha Bin... Read more
RTA flies into action with Volocopter to launch Autonomous Air Taxis in Dubai
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with Germany-based Volocopter – a specialist in the manufacture of Autonomous Air Vehicles (AAV) – to launch the first AAV capable of carrying two passengers. The RTA has also extended the test run period of its first ever manned... Read more
Feature your birthday or other personally significant date on your Dubai number plate! How cool is that?
If you are a resident of the UAE and wish to have your birthday date or other personally significant date featured on your Dubai car registration number plates you can now do so. How so, you want to know? Here’s how it works: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA),... Read more
Women’s committee from RTA commemorates Zayed Humanitarian Work Day in Dubai
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) participated in Zayed Humanitarian Work Day on June 14, 2017, by cooperating with Rawafid Centre for Development & Education, and Red Crescent in Dubai, in hosting activities for children, low-income earners and female taxi drivers. Shopping vouchers were gifted to Dubai Taxi Corporation... Read more
RTA and Dubai Police endorse framework of traffic safety strategy
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and the General HQ of Dubai Police have endorsed the general framework of a 5-year executive plan for the emirate’s traffic safety strategy (2017-2021). The strategy comprises four key drivers: • Monitoring and traffic control • Roads engineering and vehicles • Traffic awareness... Read more
RTA allows credit card payment of traffic fines and more via 800 90 90
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a new credit card payment service through the RTA call centre (800 90 90). RTA customers can now use the IVR system of the RTA call centre (pictured) to pay traffic fines, driver licence renewal, replacement of lost/damaged driving licences, renewal... Read more
Al Tayer approves RTA’s Self-driving Transport Strategy for Dubai
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has approved the RTA’s Self-driving Transport Strategy as part of Dubai’s Smart Transport Strategy launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the... Read more
RTA wants you to slow down when you see red on Dubai’s roads
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started experimenting with painting asphalt sections of certain roads in Dubai city in red colour to alert motorists of a drop in speed limit so that they can avoid overspeeding and being slapped with costly radar tickets. A newly painted over road... Read more