Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Foreign Trade has lately held a workshop on traffic awareness in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrol Directorate.
The workshop, which was held at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, aimed at increasing traffic awareness and public safety among the Ministry’s directors and employees.
During the event, Lieutenant Hamed Mohammed Al Baloushi, from the Public Relations Department at the Directorate, spoke about the foundations of traffic safety that are adopted in the UAE.
The event included an introduction into the basic traffic regulations that ensure the safety of drivers and pedestrians. A booklet on traffic violations, fines and the point system was also distributed to the participants. This was coupled with a visual presentation demonstrating the typical mistakes pedestrians make and explaining the best means by which to achieve traffic safety in accordance with the latest and best globally adopted standards and practices.
The workshop was held within the framework of the Ministry’s efforts at developing its social responsibility.