Worn tyres claim lives
Seven people have died in accidents caused by burst tyres in the last four months in Abu Dhabi. The Traffic and Patrols Directorate released the figures yesterday and said 12,152 motorists were also fined in the same period for driving on worn-out tyres. They said, as well as the seven deaths, eight people were injured in the 11 serious crashes resulting from bad tyres. They urged motorists to regularly check their tyres.