Ras Al Khaimah Transport opens the new branch of the taxi maintenance center

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As part of its expansion strategy and to improve the operational performance of taxi services in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Sultan bin Majid bin Hamad Al Qasimi, Director General of Al Arabiya Holding Company, and Engineer Ismail Hassan Al Balushi, Director General of the Authority inaugurated, in presence of a number of officials from both sides, the new branch of the Taxi Maintenance Center located in the industrial area of ​​Ras Al Khaimah.

operating costs

Engineer Ismail Hassan Al Balushi, Director General of the Ras Al Khaimah Transport Authority, explained that the project aims to rationalize the operating costs of taxis, reduce wasted kilometers and increase the availability of vehicles in the city center to ensure the speed of services to customers in record time .

During the inspection round of the internal public transport project and review of the stages of the establishment of temporary stops and the main lines of the project, he pointed out the importance of taking into account all suggestions and comments received from the customers of the public transport project. and actually translate them on the spot for the purpose of developing and upgrading the service.

Al Balushi revealed that the authority is in the process of installing main, air-conditioned, environmentally friendly solar-powered bus stops in the coming period to improve the public transport service in the emirate of the quality of life in the emirate.

safe driving

On the other hand, the RTA’s safety and security team conducted an awareness campaign under the slogan “Your Safety First” targeting taxi and bus drivers, with the aim of reminding them of the importance of safe driving and wearing seat belts as it is. not only a preventive measure, but rather a binding measure under the Traffic and Traffic Act and in accordance with applicable rules and regulations It is carried out by the authority, in fulfillment of the authority’s vision of “providing safe, reliable and smart transport services”.


The authority is always keen to raise the level of traffic culture among its drivers through a package of measures such as the educational workshops implemented at the Drivers Training Center and by feeding the smart compass application for train drivers with intensive training programs that raise the level of awareness among drivers, besides to deliver joint information programs with the authorities. The relevant authorities in the emirate such as the Traffic Awareness Section and the Civil Defense Department.


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