How fast should you drive in bad weather?

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Police in Abu Dhabi have issued a series of guidelines on how to drive in adverse weather conditions.

They say motorists should not go faster than 80 kmph when it's rainy or dusty outside.

Authorities have also stressed the importance of keeping a safe distance behind other cars.

They say it's vital to avoid braking suddenly especially when roads are slippery.

Strong winds have resulted in dust storms across the UAE over the last few days.


Tips for Safe Driving during Unstable Weather Conditions . . Abu Dhabi Police urge motorists to drive safely during unstable weather  predicted across the country during the coming days, with the possibility of rain and dusty conditions mainly in open areas; causing poor visibility and fog. Motorists have been urged to comply with the Safety Traffic Committee’s decision and  drive at a maximum speed of 80 km/h during unstable weather. They have also been advised to maintain a safe following distance and avoid applying brakes suddenly, to prevent  the risk of skidding when roads are slippery. @stscabudhabi #أبوظبي_أمن_وسلامة ‏#Abudhabi_safe_and_secure #الإمارات #أبوظبي #شرطة_أبوظبي #أخبار_شرطة_أبوظبي #الإعلام_الأمني #في_أبوظبي ‏#UAE #AbuDhabi #ADPolice #ADpolice_news #Security_media ‏#InAbuDhabi

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