The number of minor traffic injuries fell by 47.4 per cent, while the number of the mild traffic injuries decreased by 43.1 per cent. A 10.2 per cent drop was also recorded in the number of serious traffic injuries reported in Dubai. Dubai Police, meanwhile, have issued 262,940 serious traffic incident tickets during the past nine months.
Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, the commander-in-chief of Dubai Police, praised the efforts by the Department in ensuring the safety of road users. He also cited Dubai Traffic Police for reaching out to 36,095 road users through various initiatives launched aimed at raising the public’s awareness on road safety and local traffic laws and regulations.
He also commended the efforts exerted by the Dubai Police Traffic Training Institute in training more than 2,000 security personnel since 2018.