Ajman conducting highway traffic campaign

The department is three weeks into a three-month campaign to promote safety on the roads and reduce incidents.
November 16, 2014 , Ajman, UAE- A photo showing some of  the 37 vehicles that have been impounded as a result of serious infractions. They were impounded as part of the the Traffic and Patrols Department at Ajman Police  three-month campaign to eliminate negative traffic phenomena on highwaysWAM
November 16, 2014 , Ajman, UAE- A photo showing some of the 37 vehicles that have been impounded as a result of serious infractions. They were impounded as part of the the Traffic and Patrols Department at Ajman Police three-month campaign to eliminate negative traffic phenomena on highwaysWAM

The Traffic and Patrols Department at Ajman Police is in its third week of a three-month campaign to eliminate traffic problems on highways.

The campaign monitors infractions such as excessive speed, reckless driving, and engine and body modifications that increase a vehicle’s speed.

Director of the campaign, and head of the traffic and patrols department in Ajman, Maj Saif Al Falassi said the police had received numerous complaints from residents.

He said the teams taking part in the campaign have issued 78 tickets related to reckless driving, introducing modifications to vehicles and endangering the lives of others. Thirty-seven vehicles have been impounded for serious infractions. The majority of violations have been committed by motorists between 20 and 30 years old.

Major Al Falassi urged the public to report any traffic violations to the police and stressed the need to observe safety traffic rules.

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Published: November 16, 2014 04:00 AM

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