VIDEO: Abu Dhabi police launch radio checkpoint information service for motorists
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Gulf today, Journalist
Abu Dhabi police have launched an emergency radio broadcast on 24 radio stations (FM) for the first time in the country.
The 24-hour broadcast will be in four languages: Arabic, English, Urdu and Malayalam, with the aim of educating drivers on the procedures to be followed before reaching security checkpoints in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. .
The motorist can listen to the program 200 meters before reaching the checkpoint.
The procedures broadcast on the system include informing drivers of the reduction in speed, reduction in brightness and adherence to the specified route, since the right lane is reserved for trucks and the number of passengers allowed to travel. interior of vehicles.
The number of passengers allowed inside a vehicle is limited to 3 people only if they do not belong to the same family.
In addition, motorists will be warned about wearing masks, presenting the Emirates ID card and the result of the COVID-19 test via the Al Hosn app.
Emergency broadcast technology via FM radio is considered to be one of the pioneering techniques for informing drivers on the roads of traffic jams or serious accidents, as well as warning of weather conditions.