Truck traffic is prohibited in Dubai during Ramadan’s busiest hours by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). There will be three times when trucks are prohibited from using the city’s roads.
On weekdays, they are from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM and 2 PM to 4 PM, and on Fridays, they are from 12 PM to 3 PM. The E11 motorway and the CBD districts will have a prolonged truck ban from 7 AM to 11 PM, the authority twee
#RTA informs the amendment of the truck ban time in #Dubai during the month of #Ramadan for roads with 3 ban time periods, starting from 7:30 am until 09:30 am, then from 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm, and the afternoon ban on Fridays from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
— RTA (@rta_dubai) March 25, 2023
In order to improve traffic flow during the busiest times of the holy month, the prohibition has been put into effect. All truck operators and drivers have been urged by RTA to comply.
Companies and stores are permitted to operate continuously
Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates, has permitted establishments to operate continuously throughout the holy month to serve both residents and visitors.
The Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development announced in a notice published on Friday that establishments won’t need permits to stay open later during Ramadan.
Similarly, Sharjah permits cafes, bakeries, and restaurants to remain open past midnight without a permit, but not other types of enterprises.