UAE's FTA, Saaed partner to conduct land transport inspection

Deal to intensify cooperation in monitoring compliance of road transport companies, institutions in line with Law No. 9 of 2011

Agreement to help reduce negative effects of safety on road transport activities.
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Agreement to help reduce negative effects of safety on road transport activities.

The UAE’s Federal Transport Authority — Land & Maritime (FTA) has partnered with Saaed Traffic Systems to help in conducting land transport inspection services, which is aimed at intensifying cooperation in monitoring the compliance of road transport companies and institutions with the provisions of Law No. 9 of 2011 that covers road transport and its executive regulations.

The agreement was signed by general director of FTA, H.E Eng. Ahmed Mohammed Shareef Al Khoori, and chief executive officer of Saaed, Eng. Ibrahim Yousef Raml.

According to a statement, the agreement covers the integration of strategic work methods that have been designed and developed to ensure the optimal use of resources, improve the inspection process, develop relevant procedures, and facilitate and measure the efficiency and accuracy of inspection and controls. This will help reduce negative effects of safety on road transport activities.

Speaking about the agreement, Al Khoori said: “The FTA remains steadfast in its keenness with the local transport sector and its continuing efforts to achieve integration, sustainability and innovation in land and maritime transport systems, which ensures the safety of transport and integration of its sectors to ensure efficient state logistics performance.

“Under the terms of the agreement, Saaed Traffic Systems will play a key role in the move to achieve the strategic objectives of the partners in terms of services provided--contributing widely to the elevation of the country's road transport sector.”

Meanwhile, Eng. Ibrahim Yousef Raml, said: “This newly signed agreement falls in line with our strategic objectives to play a key role in the efforts to improve the quality of life via the provision of innovative services — achieving the goals and objectives of UAE Vision 2021, including the move to make the UAE one of the best countries in the world. Providing services that enhance the role of the road transport sector will surely support the country's development.”

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