May 29, 2023

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Children are prohibited from riding alone on public transport in Dubai without parental permission

The Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai has warned against children riding alone on public transport, with children under the age of 8 being prohibited from traveling on public transport unaccompanied by an adult, while those between the ages of 8 and 11 are allowed. Use mass transport, if they have permission, from one of the parents, they are forbidden to ride alone in all cases, except intercity buses.

The authority stressed that the safety of children is a responsibility shared by everyone, including parents, station staff and public transport drivers.

Using public transport in Dubai is subject to a number of conditions and requirements, as a minimum balance of 7.5 Dirhams is required on the Noll card, and the customer must adhere to the general rules and regulations governing the use of public transport. In order to guarantee safety and security to all passengers and users.

Customers can inquire about flight timings by visiting the Roads and Transport Authority website or by contacting Suhail Call Center at 600500605.

The latest data released by the Roads and Transport Authority shows the number of people using mass transport in Dubai, which includes the Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram and public buses, and in sea transport, Abras, ferries, water taxis and water buses. , in addition to shared transportation that includes e-booking vehicles and smart rental vehicles, on-demand buses and taxis, reached around 621.4 million passengers in 2022, compared to around 461 million passengers in 2021, registering a growth of 35%. . The daily average number of people using mass transit, shared transportation and taxis reached nearly 1.7 million passengers last year, compared to 1.3 million passengers in 2021.

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