Youngsters held for stunt driving in Al Ain

A number of young drivers have been caught for performing stunt driving at Al Nabagh locality in Al Ain recently.

The Directorate of Traffic and Patrols of Abu Dhabi Police arrested them for risking their lives as well as other road users.

These vehicles seized by the Abu Dhabi Police were used by youngsters for performing stunts. – Supplied photos

Those arrested have been referred to the traffic prosecution so a legal action could be taken against them, according to Colonel Ahmed Abdullah Al Shehi, Director of the Main Roads Traffic at the directorate of Traffic and Patrols.

"Such violations, which could pose hazard to the traffic safety, are dealt with zero tolerance," Col. Al Shehi added. For his part, Lt. Colonel Salah Al Hemeiri, Head of Al Ain Traffic Section, urged parents and families to advise their children to abide by the traffic rules.

"Parents should warn their children against the perilous rash driving to maintain their safety first and road's users as well," he added.

Road stunts, he said, that some motorists perform on roads for fun which turns to serious traffic accidents, killing and injuring people