Abu Dhabi Police oblige drivers to follow 5 controls when using a stop sign
Abu Dhabi Police had previously announced that drivers would be obligated to 5 controls when using the stop sign on school buses for the safety of students and their protection from road hazards.
When approaching a stop sign, motorists in Abu Dhabi are required to adhere to 5 regulations by the police, The Abu Dhabi Police Department had earlier declared that drivers of school buses would be required to comply with five regulations when utilizing the stop sign, This was done to ensure the protection of youngsters from potential dangers on the road.
Requiring school bus drivers to follow 5 regulations for using “Stop”
mandating that drivers of school buses adhere to five specific regulations regarding the use of "Stop", In order to prevent an impediment in the flow of traffic, the Abu Dhabi Police Department mandated that drivers of school buses must comply with five regulations whenever they use the "Stop" lever. It mandated that firms that operate school buses must bring the bus to a halt in front of the student's house, unless there is a blockage or road construction in the area, and that they must refrain from stopping on major roads and highways. As well as public bus stops that are located on important roads, because it is believed that these kinds of places are unsafe for students to board and get off buses in.
Conditions for using the stop sign for school buses
The terms and conditions governing the use of the stop sign by school buses, In order to avoid causing traffic congestion on the roadways, the Abu Dhabi Police emphasized that the "Stop" lever on school buses should not be opened if the student is inside his home.
Penalty for failure to stop at a school bus stop sign
The penalty for not stopping at a school bus stop sign is as follows: It should be brought to the attention of drivers that they have the right to file an appeal against the punishment of one thousand dirhams that they will receive for failing to stop when they notice the "Stop" arm. The charge will be nullified if it can be demonstrated that school bus drivers do not adhere to the regulations for utilizing the "Stop" arm and opening it in undesignated places and parking lots.
School bus radar for non-stop violations for a stop sign
radar installed on school buses to detect and record infractions of stop sign non-stopping policies, Al-Ghafli stated that the Abu Dhabi Police Department was concerned for the safety of students as they boarded and disembarked from the school bus. As a result, the Abu Dhabi Police Department activated a school bus radar to catch drivers who did not stop when the "stop" arm on school buses was extended. Drivers are urged to come to a complete stop whenever they see an extended "stop" arm on school buses. And keeping a gap of five meters between the car and the school bus when it is stopped, in order to avoid the student's unaware behavior in the event that he gets off the bus and travels in a direction that causes an accident with a vehicle. This is to avoid the student's unaware behavior in the event that he gets off the bus and moves in a direction that causes an accident with a vehicle.