WATCH: The UAE's unwritten driving rules

Driving in the UAE can be a frustrating and confusing experience if you are unfamiliar with some of the unofficial rules that govern the the country's roads.

Find out in this video what it means when a car tailgating yours flashes its headlights, and how to drive safely on UAE roads.

Read more: Driver signals from the alternative highway code

Company Profile

Company name: Hoopla
Date started: March 2023
Founder: Jacqueline Perrottet
Based: Dubai
Number of staff: 10
Investment stage: Pre-seed
Investment required: $500,000

The Kingfisher Secret
Anonymous, Penguin Books

Mental health support in the UAE

● Estijaba helpline: 8001717
● UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention hotline: 045192519
● UAE Mental health support line: 800 4673 (Hope)
More information at

Company Profile

Company name: Namara
Started: June 2022
Founder: Mohammed Alnamara
Based: Dubai
Sector: Microfinance
Current number of staff: 16
Investment stage: Series A
Investors: Family offices


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