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Four people were killed and 25 injured in accidents involving electric scooters, bicycles and e-bikes in Dubai in the first six months of 2024.

During the same period, Dubai Police confiscated a total of 4,474 scooters and bicycles for flouting safety regulations, while 7,804 offenses were recorded against reckless drivers.

The authority stressed the importance of adhering to speed limits and safety measures, including using designated lanes, wearing appropriate clothing and helmets, and avoiding driving at night or in adverse weather conditions.

“During the first half of 2024, accidents involving electric scooters, bicycles and e-bikes resulted in four deaths, one serious injury, 19 moderate injuries and five minor injuries,” said Major General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, deputy commander for operational affairs. to the Dubai Police.

Al Ghaithi urged users to use designated paths and not drive against traffic as well as on roads with speed limits exceeding 60 km/h. It is also illegal to carry passengers.

He also called on the public to report illegal activities and dangerous behavior through the Dubai Police app’s “Police Eye” service or through the non-emergency number 901.


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