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Thursday, 20 January 2022 10:55 GMT

UAE: Sharjah police seizes electric mopeds due to safety regulations


(MENAFN) In the UAE, Sharjah specifically, executives have taken 384 electric mopeds from their owners since the start of the 2021.

Police informed the electric cars were confiscated from multiple place in the UAE following the breaking of safety regulations by emirate drivers.

Lt Col Mohammed Al Naqbi, Sharjah Police's director of traffic and patrol, reported: “We have noticed an increase in the use of electric [mopeds], a hybrid form between a bicycle and a motorcycle that has been motorised with an integrated electric motor.”

He stated that drivers are obliged to apply safety regulations and have their helmets with them.

He further said, “It's essential they follow all safety rules including wearing helmets because it reduces risks of head injuries,” adding “as these bicycles became popular, the traffic and patrols department carried out a number of awareness activities with the community police department.”

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