Trucks ban on Dubai roads back as of Saturday

By DG Staff

DUBAI 2 July 2020: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Police General HQ announced that the ban on the movement of trucks with a tare weight of more than 2.5 tons would revert to the normal status, starting on Saturday 4 July.

The ban applies to Al Ittihad and the Sheikh Zayed Roads and the sector connecting them from the Sheikh Rashid Street as well as Downtown Deira/Bur Dubai from 6 am to 10 pm.

A partial ban also applies to the rest of Dubai roads at three peak times i.e. from:

  • 6:30 am to 8:30 am
  • 1 pm to 3 pm, and from
  • 5:30 pm to 8 pm

A permanent ban applies to the Airport and Shindagha Tunnels, Al Maktoum and Floating Bridges as well as the Business Bay Crossing.

RTA and Dubai Police GHQ called on truck drivers to observe the timings governing the movement of trucks on Dubai roads.

Dubai Gazette