The Roads and Transport Authority announced a reduction in speed limits on major roads in Sharjah

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The Highways and Transport Authority has lowered speed restrictions on major highways in Sharjah.

Traffic alert for drivers in Sharjah.

Sharjah drivers should be aware of the traffic alert.

We have lowered the speed limit on the routes in Sharjah known as Al Ittihad and Al Wahda.

To ensure a smooth flow of traffic, we strongly recommend that motorists comply with the new speed restriction.

Al Ittihad and Al Wahda are two of the most important roads in Sharjah, and on Saturday, the Roads and Transport Authority in Sharjah made the announcement that they would be lowering their speed restrictions.

The Roads and Transport Authority announces new speed limits on the main roads in Sharjah.

The Sharjah Routes and Transport Authority has declared the implementation of new speed limits on the city's primary routes.

In the future, drivers will be required to maintain a speed of 80 kilometers per hour rather than 100 kilometers per hour. However, the effective date of the new rule's implementation remains unclear.

The government distributed a chart indicating that the approximately 4.3-kilometer section commences at the Al Taawun Bridge, located immediately after the boundary between Dubai and Sharjah, and ends at the King Faisal Bridge. As part of the daily commute between Dubai and Sharjah, the E11 highway travels through several important neighborhoods, including Al Taawun, Al Nahda, Al Wahda, and Al Majaz. Thousands of motorists frequent these neighborhoods.

The fines for speeding violations in Sharjah are significant.

In Sharjah, speeding violations can result in substantial fines.

The amount of the fine for speeding in Sharjah varies based on the road and the extent of the exceeded limit. On the other hand, the federal traffic legislation stipulates that the penalty can range from Dh300 to Dh3,000, imposing black points and vehicle confiscation for more serious offenses.

The action was taken in order to "ensure smooth traffic flow on the roads," resulting in daily gridlocks during peak traffic hours; the measure was executed.

The authorities conducted a similar speed restriction exercise on the road connecting Sharjah and Al Garhoud Bridge in November of the previous year. The authorities reduced the speed limits from 100 kilometers per hour to 80 kilometers per hour.

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