Categories required to obtain a permit before driving a scooter in Dubai

The Director of the Executive Traffic Department at the Traffic Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai, Engineer Hussain Al-Banna, said that the authority issued 22,000 permits to drive a scooter within one month, which reflects the huge demand for this method, so it was keen to put in place a regulatory framework that requires obtaining the permit before Use them on the roads to protect their drivers and other road users.

 He explained that the permit to drive electric bicycles is mandatory for those who do not have a license to drive vehicles or motorcycles, and is issued smoothly within only an hour and a half through the authority's website, noting that the permit applicant receives simple awareness of the basic rules for dealing with an electric bicycle, and how to read the language of the road and how to deal with pedestrians. 

He pointed out that the authority has designated 162 km long tracks as safe areas for driving scooters, dyeing them red and reducing their speeds to 30 km per hour to protect their drivers. Dealing with its drivers, while it required obtaining driving permits for personal users.

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