Traffic in Sharjah to be monitored from the sky

Traffic in Sharjah to be monitored from the sky

06 Aug 2017

Surveillance will concentrate on five of the city's busiest streets

Sharjah motorists, it's not just cameras you have to worry about anymore!

Traffic in the city will now be monitored aerially, reports Khaleej Times, as the Department of Traffic and Patrols of Sharjah Police has teamed up with Sharjah Air Wing to carry out surveillance from the skies. 

Major Abdurrahman Khater, director of traffic awareness department at Sharjah Police, said that the air inspection aims to review, evaluate and analyse the situation of the crowded zones during peak hours.

The surveillance will focus on the five most important streets in the emirate:

  1. Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road
  2. Mleiha Road
  3. Al Ittihad Street
  4. Emirates Road
  5. Al-Dhaid Street

"Police seek to enhance road safety and reduce the number of road fatalities by upgrading the traffic system and achieve objectives earmarked in the strategy of the Ministry of Interior," he stressed.

Hopefully this will help ease Sharjah traffic!