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For safer roads in Ramadan and beyond

In the first 15 days of Ramadan, the Command & Control Centre of Police recorded 7273 traffic accidents, of which 26 were of serious nature. With the peak of summer coinciding with the month of Ramadan, responsible automotive and tyre companies have been leading the campaign for safety with free …

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One new parking rule you can’t afford to forget

As I inserted first of my four ‘hard-earned’ coins (exchanged from a reluctant storekeeper) into the sun-drenched parking meter, an elderly man waved at me from a distance, as though to dissuade me from completing my action. Confused, I waited till he came closer. Happy to save my money from …

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IDENTIFY WHAT THEY HAVE IN COMMON AND WIN!

There is something common between the white Bentley and the black car in the background. CLUE: It’s in the name and of course, the similarity stops right there! You get 5 days to name the black car AND what the two have in common. Contest closes on Monday, 2nd of May at 11:00 pm GST. Fill in …

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Two supercars and high tea, reviving English tradition

The breeze from the Creek had to climb high walls to get a glimpse of the glory of British motoring, spread out on those manicured lawns. The historic crests and proud grilles of Morgan, Caterham, Morris Garages, Alvis, Lotus and even an E-Type gleamed in the highlights of the evening. …

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All is new, including world’s first one minute drive reviews

Four months to turning five. It’s that time in the lifecycle of anything automotive when a refreshed design is contemplated, efficiency is revisited and a turbocharger claims ideological supremacy over the natural heir to motor-dom. It is the time when marketing overrules engineering’s insistence that a brighter LED panel and …

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Search Ferrari to find a free Harley!

Hey DriveMates! I just got a Harley-Davidson Rocker headphones worth AED 599 and I am giving it away. So, let’s have some fun. Fun with a capital F, and small f too! All you have to do is find how many times the letter ‘f’ features in my Ferrari FF …

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123 cars and 4 years… celebration is in order!

Sometime earlier this month, another year passed since Drivemeonline went online. It switched off its lights and silently rolled past this page. No crackers nor resounding vrooms! Horribly unfair to the community and the passion that drives us all, just at a time when drivemeonline.com crossed another milestone (apart from …

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What does the new fuel prices mean to UAE?

It’s the 28th of July. As announced earlier, the deregulated fuel prices have made their first appearance today. As they will continue to do on the 28th of every month. Each set of prices are valid for a whole month, till the next announcement. The prices for August are in …

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Ramadan in Summer: Exercise double the caution

It’s a hot mid-summer. It is the longest fasting days in 36 years. Now, that calls for additional caution when you are on the road this Ramadan. Both in driver alertness as well as vehicle safety – especially tyres. The peak traffic hours also have shifted due to the shift …

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Shopping for the best car deal this Ramadan

Car buyers traditionally look forward to the generosity of car dealers during the season of Ramadan. This year, the offers started flowing in early. The lowered prices and big offers were attributed to a drop in the Euro values (despite the fact that most of Dubai dealers write cheques in …

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