Accessibility

Text Size
Aa
Medium
Aa

Audio help

Sign language

Off

Colours

Other Languages

Disclaimer: This translation is powered by Google, RTA is not responsible for the accuracy of the translation

To revert back to original language please click Show Original in the google toolbar that will appear on top of the page.


Home/ Promotion
Share icon
linked share whatsapp share
an image of Safety tips to protect metro, bus and taxi riders

Safety and epidemic prevention guidelines for people exempted from restrictions, working in vital sectors, and buying necessary needs.

  • Wear a face mask and gloves at all times.
  • Use the designated bus seats to keep a distance between you and others during your trips.
  • If you need to sneeze or cough, use your elbow or a tissue.
  • If you feel any COVID-19 Symptoms stay at home.
  • Avoid touching your face, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.

Safety and epidemic prevention guidelines while using the Dubai Metro

  • Don’t leave your house unless necessary
  • Plan your journey on the metro in advance and avoid peak hours
  • Follow the instructions of the station supervisors
  • Leave space between you and others while waiting
  • Don’t crowd around the metro entrance and wait for the next trip if the cabin is full
  • Make sure there are empty chairs and leave distance between you and others
  • After touching the surfaces of the knobs and handles, Make sure to use an antiseptic to satirize your hands
  • Make sure you’re always wearing a face mask and gloves

 

Safety and epidemic prevention guidelines while using the Dubai Bus

  • During the period of epidemics and diseases, only go out when necessary
  • Plan your bus trip in advance and avoid peak times
  • Follow the instructions of the station supervisors
  • Leave distance between you and others while waiting for the bus
  • Avoid talking to the driver at all times
  • Be sure to use an antiseptic to sterilize your hands after touching a surface
  • Don't crowd around the bus entrance or try and enter when it’s full
  • Always make sure there is a vacant seat and leave a distance between you and others
  • For the safety of others, avoid using the Dubai Bus when you feel sick

 

Hygiene tips on public transports

  • Maintain personal hygiene
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds
  • If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser
  • Use tissues when you cough or sneeze. If no tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve
  • Limit cash payments and use cards
  • Clean and sanitise your hands before and after touching objects and surfaces.
  • Don't shake hands with others and don't contact them directly.
  • Don't touch your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Don't come into close contact with people who look unwell
  • Cover your hands when clicking the pedestrian signals or use a sanitiser after clicking the button
  • Keep a distance between you and others on public transport
  • Stay seated on public buses
  • Don't panic and enjoy your trip
  • Follow the instructions and guidelines of the Health Authority for sickness and quarantine

 

Unified signage on safe practices and etiquette to combat COVID-19

Dubai Government has announced a unified directory of safety and etiquette signage in public transport and other public spaces aimed at raising awareness about essential health and safety procedures to combat the outbreak of COVID-19.

The below signage directory is aligned with the highest global practices in indicative icons. 

Red indicates mandatory compliance to avoid violations and penalties

  • Keep Safe Distance: Keep a safe distance of 1 meter in public transport
  • No Sitting: Sit in the designated seats
  • Wear Mask: Wearing a face mask is mandatory
  • Two Riders Only: Only 2 passengers per taxi (in the rear seat)

 Yellow cautions against certain conducts and practices

  • Use Sanitizer: Use of hand sanitizer is advised
  • Use Gloves: Wearing gloves is advised at all times
  • Wash Your Hands: Wash your hands often with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds

 

 


Home/ Promotion

You are being redirected to an external website

Please wait a moment ...

Content loading ...

Please wait for a moment