Drivers on Sheikh Zayed Road from Abu Dhabi were met with delays of up to an hour on Monday morning due to an accident near Al Quoz.
The accident caused heavy traffic from Mall of the Emirates through to Dubai Creek.
Elsewhere, a car caught fire after an accident in Dubai Airport Tunnel travelling from Al Qusais towards Al Rashidiya, which also caused delays.
On Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, near Sharjah, Dubai-bound commuters on the E11 experienced a complete stall.
Drivers are advised to use Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road as an alternate route into Dubai from the Northern Emirates.
Motorists driving from Dubai Sports City to Jebel Ali along Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road were met with heavy traffic beginning in Jumeirah Village Triangle and clearing up next to Discovery Gardens.
Dubai commuters heading to Abu Dhabi found no traffic delays on Sheikh Zayed Road all the way to the capital’s Corniche.
In Abu Dhabi, an accident on Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Street at Saada Bridge outbound slowed traffic until the left lane was cleared by police.