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UAE to ban heavy vehicles weighing over 65 tonnes on roads from 2024

The federal law aims to preserve country’s advanced infrastructure and enhance road safety

Heavy vehicles weighing over 65 tonnes will be prohibited from plying on UAE roads, it was announced Monday.

Effective next year (2024), it is part of a federal law that regulates the weight of vehicles approved by the UAE Cabinet.

The aim is to “preserve our advanced infrastructure” and enhance road safety, according to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

A smart electronic gate system will be installed to measure and monitor the weights and dimensions of heavy vehicles.

Source: Khaleej Times

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