Dubai: The Dubai Police General Command has issued a new advisory urging motorists to ensure their vehicles are properly maintained and any broken parts repaired, especially as the summer heat rises and people travel on the road. Colonel Jumaa Salem Bin Suwaidan, Acting Director of the General Directorate of Transport at Dubai Police, urged motorists to check their vehicles regularly and obey traffic rules and regulations as the temperature rises during the day.
“During the summer, car fires increase dramatically, resulting in loss of life and damage to vehicle property. This should be prevented by ensuring regular maintenance of the vehicle and replacing damaged parts with new ones, especially those related to the engine and electrical wiring,” explained Colonel Bin Suwaidan. “In the summer, there is a significant increase in car fires, resulting in loss of life and material damage to the car. This must be prevented by ensuring regular maintenance of cars and replacing broken parts and parts with new ones, especially those related to the engine and wiring,” explained the colonel Bin Suwaidan.
“It is necessary to ensure that vehicles are properly maintained by reliable agencies because neglecting vehicle maintenance and resorting to unreliable repair shops is one of the major causes of road accidents and fires,” he added. The Acting Director of Dubai Traffic Police confirmed that in the first half of the current year (2022), the General Directorate issued 2,166 offenses related to defective tires and 2,215 offenses related to driving a vehicle that does not meet safety requirements, and 1,704 fines for driving a vehicle. inoperable vehicle.