Dubai Police traffic campaigns benefit 10 million people

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More than 10.14 million people have benefitted from the traffic campaigns carried out by the Dubai Police over the last three years.

These statistics were revealed during the General Department of Traffic's annual review meeting chaired by Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, in the presence of other senior officers.

Lt. Gen. Al Marri was briefed on the campaigns carried out last year to raise awareness of pedestrian safety, dangers of sudden swerving, life-threatening speed, dire consequences of failing to maintain a safe distance, the safety of school areas and safe driving on special occasions.

The awareness campaigns and lectures on traffic laws and regulations benefitted as many as 147,561 motorists and 68,921 other beneficiaries last year.

Lt. Gen. Al Marri reviewed the Traffic Institution Statistics of last year when 47 people attended 20 lectures on traffic points.

At the same time, 765 benefited from Drivers' Traffic Safety, and 87 internal and external workshops were delivered to raise the awareness of 1,379 motorists.

Moreover, the Institution carried out 52 workshops for Smart Training Centre that were attended by 1,415 people, and conducted 16 training sessions for 16 private security companies that benefitted 466 security guards.

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