Attention drivers…a major Dubai road is having its speed limit changed effective from tomorrow, Sunday March 17.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) along with Dubai Police General HQ have announced the increase in speed limit on Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street from 90 to 100 kmph.
The RTA announced the new limit via their Twitter page yesterday
Increasing the speed limit on Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan street from 90 to 100 km/hour starting from the 17th of March 2019. For more details, visit: https://t.co/OuTQlDLinJ pic.twitter.com/lelVRYKk93
— RTA (@rta_dubai) March 15, 2019
“The decision to raise the speed limit on this sector of Shaikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street has been taken after elaborate studies conforming to the Speed Management Manual in Dubai,” said Maitha bin Adai, Chief Executive Officer of the Traffic and Roads Agency, RTA.
“The current speed limits are being revised as part of traffic safety studies continuously commissioned by Traffic and Roads Agency on vital roads across the Emirate of Dubai. Lowering or increasing speed limits depends on the road condition and the surrounding environment, in coordination with the strategic partners,” she added.