Abu Dhabi municipality will install speed humps, crossings near schools
Streets near Abu Dhabi schools will soon be made safer thanks to a road works project by the municipality.
Elevated pedestrian crossings and speed humps, as well as red surface-markings on roads, will be installed around schools as part of the Schools Traffic Safety project to ensure motorists drive slower and pay greater attention in these areas.
Other measures to be taken include improved pick-up and drop-off points for school buses and signs for school zones and student crossings at entrances to a school area.
Speed limits around schools will not exceed 30kph.
“These measures are good but it all depends on the school,” said Nicola Al Mazrouei, who has three children attending Mubarak bin Mohammed school in Al Bateen and Al Reem school in Muroor. Read More