UAE – Ins. Authority unveils a system to monitor drivers
Tuesday, 09 10 2019, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: U.A.E
The Insurance Authority revealed yesterday that it is working to apply a modern technological system in the work of vehicle insurance to monitor the behavior of drivers and guide them when committing wrong practices while driving, which contributes to reduce traffic accidents and reduce the number of deaths resulting from road accidents.
The Director General of the Insurance Authority, Ibrahim Obaid al-Zaabi, said that «the application of this system came after the Commission presented to the Government Accelerators Initiative to adopt the application of the best international applications that adopt modern technologies such as Telematics technology to reduce traffic accidents and the number of road deaths. The system in achieving the national index by reducing the number of deaths resulting from road accidents to three deaths per 100,000 population ».
Al Zaabi said in a statement issued by the Authority, that «the implementation of the initiative will be through cooperation with some strategic partners from government agencies through the initiative of government accelerators, such as the Ministries of Interior and Economy, the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology, in addition to the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai and the Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi Emirates Transport, as well as Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), the Land and Maritime Transport Authority and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, as well as insurance companies.
Source: Teller Report