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Families in Abu Dhabi allowed to travel more than three in a car

Police say strict measure remains, outside of family members, with AED1,000 fine for offenders

Families in Abu Dhabi allowed to travel more than three in a car

There are currently 13,599 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UAE, where there have been a total of 119 deaths.

Abu Dhabi Police have said members of the same family are allowed to travel in the same vehicle and will not be fined for breaching the three-people limit.

According to a statement from the authorities, first-degree relatives are also exempt from the measures, which were introduced to limit the spread of coronavirus throughout the emirate.

However, outside of this relaxation, the police have emphasised that taxi drivers and motorists with passengers in their car, will be fined AED1,000 if they are caught with more than three people in their vehicle.

There are currently 13,599 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UAE, where there have been a total of 119 deaths.

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