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Dial-A-Battery accelerates commitment to safety with ’Hop in and Buckle up’ campaign

In support of the new laws in the UAE, Dial-A-Battery, initiated an educating program ‘Hop in and buckle-up’ supported by RTA in some of the leading schools in Dubai like Kings’ School, Regent International School and Dubai British School.The main reason behind educating kids was to ensure that the next generation is responsible and owing to the safety habits inculcated in them in their early years. 

At present only those in the front seats of a vehicle are required to buckle up. However, under the new laws drivers will be fined Dhs.400 and receive four black points on their license for failing to ensure that both driver and passengers are buckled up. This will keep UAE traffic laws in line with many other developed countries where all passengers in a vehicle are required to wear seat belts. A road safety consultant at the Transport Research Authority has remarked that there is a 40 to 60 percent chance of surviving a car crash if all passengers wore seat belts. 

Mr. Asad Badami, Managing Director of Dial-A-Battery, said, “Wearing a seat belt doesn’t cost you anything, but not wearing one can cost your life.” 

“As an organization operating in the automobile sector, we feel responsible towards creating awareness about road safety amongst children, drivers, parents, and people at large. As a part of the community we support the measures undertaken by the traffic department to make seat belts compulsory for all passengers,” Asad added. 

Hop in and Buckle up is a part of an ongoing initiative by Dial-A-Battery that coincides with the new laws in the UAE which makes wearing seat belts compulsory for both drivers and passengers both in the front and at the back. Moreover, RTA has been continuously keeping safety first in all their road transport activities and decisions, be it dedicated school bus laws, consistent creation of footbridges, better driver training and awareness campaigns. 



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