Abu Dhabi authorities have announced a reduction in the speed limit on Sweihan Road, from Al Falah Bridge towards Abu Dhabi International Airport. The revised speed limit, which goes into effect on Sunday, June 4, has been dropped from 140kmph to 120kmph.
Changes for Traffic Safety
This decision is based on studies demonstrating that lower speed limits can enhance traffic safety, according to the Abu Dhabi Police General Command. They, in collaboration with the Integrated Transport Centre, have released a joint advisory about the change.
Signboards have been erected along the route to inform drivers of the new speed limit. The police are urging motorists to observe their speed and comply with all traffic rules and regulations for the safety of all road users.
Penalties for Violations
Violators of the revised speed limit will face a substantial fine of AED 500 and will be given six black points on their driving record. The Abu Dhabi Police General Command, in cooperation with the Integrated Transport Centre, has advised motorists to strictly adhere to these new regulations.
- The speed limit on Sweihan Road in Abu Dhabi, from Al Falah Bridge to Abu Dhabi International Airport, has been reduced from 140kmph to 120kmph, effective from Sunday, June 4.
- The change, announced by the Abu Dhabi Police General Command and the Integrated Transport Centre, is aimed at improving traffic safety.
- Signboards have been installed to notify drivers of the new speed limit, and motorists are urged to adhere to all traffic rules and regulations