Six killed on the roads in Ramadan
Six people died in Abu Dhabi in road accidents during the first week of Ramadan, police said. Four others were seriously injured. The Traffic and Patrols Directorate said there were 21 major crashes on various roads in the emirate between last Monday and Sunday. A total of 21,590 offences were also recorded in the same period, including speeding, reckless driving, failure to wear a seat belt, jumping red lights and not paying attention. Police said 12,000 of the offences involved exceeding the speed limit by 30kph while 108 drivers were caught doing at least 60kph over the limit. Brigadier Khalifa Al Khaili, the deputy director of the traffic directorate, urged motorists to drive carefully.