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RANSOMWARE attack all over the world

The UAE is the second most targeted country in the Middle East for ‘ransomware’ attacks, in which cyber criminals steal and encrypt files until a ransom is paid, according to a new Internet Security Threat Report from security-giant Symantec.

UAE traffic violation fines and black points

exting and driving is just one of the common offences reported by Dubai Police. If you’re a motorist in the UAE, it’s important to know the penalties which are applied for all traffic violations.

Friendly Radars on UAE roads

Major-General Mohammad Saif Al Zafein, Head of the Federal Traffic Council and Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for Operations Affairs confirmed that up to 500 of those radars are in place across Dubai to only alert drivers that they are about to exceed the road speed limit without issuing them any traffic fines.

 

Child Safety seat must for children under the age of 10

Dubai Police on Wednesday warned parents against allowing their children under the age of 10 to be seated in the car’s rear seats without being buckled in a child seat.

Science behind speedlimiters

As regular motorists coming across different speed limits, most of us wonder why a particular road has a certain speed limit and how the authorities might have decided on having a certain maximum speed for a road.Here, we bring you the science behind the speed limits and road designs.

List of speed limits on UAE roads

Rumours have been doing the rounds in Dubai that speed limits on key roads have been revised, and the 20 km/hr window of radar flash has been done away with. At the moment, radars on most roads are set to flash when the driver exceeds the stipulated speed limit by over 20 km per hour. Khaleej Times did a quick check on the Dubai Police website, and has found that no such changes have been made to speed limits.