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Old Sep 7th 2010, 4:23 pm
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for those driving along the motorway

emiratesmillhouse have you seen this

http://www.thenational.ae/apps/pbcs....709069830/1010


and this one its got pictures


http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/tr...-km-h-1.678649

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Well if you want to go 250kmh the best place to do it is early on a Friday morning on Emirates Road near Um Al Qwain. I'd never do it between AD and Dubai.
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Old Sep 7th 2010, 4:32 pm
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Originally Posted by benzonar View Post
Well if you want to go 250kmh the best place to do it is early on a Friday morning on Emirates Road near Um Al Qwain. I'd never do it between AD and Dubai.
no they will be watching you on ad/dxb highway. i am sure they were filming from a bridge the other day on a certain wacky races in abu dhabi too.
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“Eid joy, regrettable accident”

Nice name for a campaign...
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I'm just wondering which motorways aren't monitored. If I recall, there's camera or radar things every so often on the road to Abu Dhabi or Dubai making one slow down as soon as speed is built up.
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Originally Posted by brucebanner View Post
I'm just wondering which motorways aren't monitored. If I recall, there's camera or radar things every so often on the road to Abu Dhabi or Dubai making one slow down as soon as speed is built up.
there are cameras everywhere these days and they are getting pretty hot on fining people as well. Why bother speeding?
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Old Dec 4th 2010, 6:30 pm
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there are cameras everywhere these days and they are getting pretty hot on fining people as well. Why bother speeding?
Because they bought the cars and they want to use them to their maximum?

Unfortunately, that's the attitude that prevails amongst a lot of the young Emiraties who were born with a silver spoon in their mouths.

Granted, it's not all of them, but almost every car I've seen over the past six months speeding past the taxis I've been on on SZR (most of whom were speeding as it is) were being driven by young Emiraties around my age.

Taking their cars off them for doing 200KPH isn't enough. They should take it off them for doing 130KPH. That's 30KPH more than the 'speed limit' and 10KPH more than the unofficial speed limit.
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Originally Posted by auzdafluff View Post
Taking their cars off them for doing 200KPH isn't enough. They should take it off them for doing 130KPH. That's 30KPH more than the 'speed limit' and 10KPH more than the unofficial speed limit.

100KPH isnt the speed limit though on a lot of SZR it is still 120KPH.
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I have to admit - the speeding situation has improved greatly since arriving in 2004. Back then, the "limit" was 120 and traffic would flow at 150, dipping to 130 to avoid getting flashed. Dubai has definitely improved.
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Originally Posted by twisty100 View Post
“Eid joy, regrettable accident

Nice name for a campaign...
An odd phrase really since most accidents by definition are "regrettable"!

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