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Sharjah-Dubai Commuters Adapt to Al Ittihad Road Speed Changes

The speed limit on Al Ittihad Road has been reduced from 100km/h to 80km/h by the RTA and Dubai Police, starting November 20.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Police have collectively revised the speed limit on Al Ittihad Road from 100km/h to 80km/h, effective November 20. Motorists are urged to adhere to the new limit to avoid potential fines of up to Dh3,000.

While some, like Najwa Jabri, encountered the updated speed limit unexpectedly, others, such as Hassan Shaukat, were vigilant and noted the change in advance, consciously adjusting their driving habits.

Impact on Daily Commute:

Najwa Jabri, commuting from Al Khan Roundabout to Al Garhoud, notes the slim chances of speeding due to heavy morning traffic. 

Siddharth Somaiya, a restaurant owner, acknowledged the change but observed a significant traffic increase in recent months, altering driving dynamics despite prior awareness of the revised limit.

Adjusting to Traffic Dynamics:

Hassan Shaukat, a Pakistani resident for over two decades, remains attentive to speed limits, especially during delivery runs between the two emirates. 

Siddharth Somaiya, adapting to the altered traffic landscape, has foregone cruise control due to intensified road congestion.

Siddharth Somaiya expressed hopes that the revised speed limit might alleviate the surging traffic witnessed in recent months, reflecting on the noticeable changes in road congestion dynamics along Al Ittihad Road.

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