October 5, 2022

Speed Limiter Installation- Mandatory Segments in United Arab Emirates

A Speed Limiter device is used to limit the speed of a vehicle to a preset value which helps in improving road safety and vehicle efficiency. Speed Limiter Installation is mandatory in certain vehicle segments in UAE. Below you will find the vehicle segments that are required to be mandatory fitted with Speed Limiters according to the RTA laws and regulations set forth by the UAE Government.

Speed Limiter for all Mini Buses

All Mini buses or passenger vehicles in the UAE must be fitted with a Speed Limiter device. The primary reason for this is the fact that passenger/mini bus vehicles have a higher risk factor and more prone to accidents because of the number of occupancy.

The lists of Mini bus/ Passenger vehicles that require Speed Limiters are as follows:

  • Toyota Hiace
  • Nissan Urvan
  • Fuso Canter Van
  • Hyundai H1
  • Mitsubishi L300
  • Volkswagen Transit
  • Mercedes Sprinter

Speed Limiter for all School Buses

All school buses or any transportation vehicle carrying school students or young children must without fail have a speed limiting device installed into the vehicle. Speed Limiters are the primary reason in ensuring road safety and in avoiding over-speeding hazard.

The lists of School Buses that require Speed Limiters are as follows.

  • Toyota Coaster
  • Mitsubishi Rosa
  • Ashok Leyland Vehicles
  • Nissan Civilian

Speed limiter for all Taxi Vehicles

All Taxi vehicles since 2006 are required by law to be fitted with Speed Limiter devices without which they cannot operate on the road. Speed Limiters were introduced for the safety of the passengers as well as reducing speed fines for the drivers. Taxi vehicles fitted with Speed Limiters have been proven to show a substantial increase in Fuel efficiency. Having speed controlling devices fitted to vehicles not only improve the life span of a vehicle but also ensures serious hazards are avoided. 

Speed Limiter Installation Centres in UAE

Safemax has selected many fitment centres across the UAE for providing RTA approved speed limiter installation. A speed limiter certificate is also provided after installing the device which is required for passing the vehicle as per the RTA rule.

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