No Hazard Lights During Fog!

081403 Stuart - Heading north on the Roosevelt Bridge early thursday morning , extremely heavy rain, gusts of wind and constant brake lights made for hazardous driving conditions. Photo by David Spencer/The Palm Beach Post ORG XMIT: ORG XMIT: MER0708311338064980

Police urged motorists to stop driving when visibility level drops to zero and park their cars in a safe area

Motorists who turn on their hazards lights while driving during foggy weather conditions will be fined Dh500 with four black points, according to Abu Dhabi Police.

The police asked light vehicle drivers to stop driving when visibility level drops to zero and park their cars in a nearby safe area. When they park their cars then drivers can turn on their hazard lamps to alert other motorists.

Also, public transport and workers’ buses having a capacity of 14, 24 and 60 passengers are required to stop driving on all roads of the emirate during foggy weather conditions and when visibility level drops to less than 50 metres.

Violating bus drivers will be fined Dh500 with four black points, the police said.

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