A group of traffic police along with EMSF
officials will tour the city in unmarked vehicles on the lookout for drivers who abide by traffic rules and regulations.
We have a lot of quality in the championship now and 135 competitors is a big number," said ATCUAE and EMSF
President Mohammad Bin Sulayem.
The EMSF offered at AGS is one of the international programs of the Baruch College at the City University of New York.
Vanessa Strauss-Kahn comments: "It is always a pleasure to teach in this EMSF program.
In a statement, Atiq Hassan Mubarak, EMSF
general secretary, said: "While it may not necessarily have altered driving habits of a majority of road users, RoadStar has certainly been able to create an awareness of the need to drive safely.
General Secretary Atiq Hassan Mubarak said "The federation has been at the helm of this initiative since its inception and it is true that while it may not necessarily have altered driving habits of a majority of road users, RoadStar has certainly been able to create an awareness of the need to drive safely.
The event signifies the beginning of a new sporting partnership between the two organisations, just three months after the appointment of ATCUAE President Dr Mohammad Ben Sulayem as the EMSF President in a move initiated by Shaikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development.
Firstly, I'd like to thank Shaikh Marwan Rashid Al Mualla for his hard work and commitment during his tenure as the EMSF President," said Ben Sulayem, who announced the UAE Desert Championship on Sunday.
Speaking about the trip, Ahmad Sharif, Acting Director General of EMSF
, said: " We are very happy to support events like the Gulf News Overnighter Fun Drive which provides residents an opportunity to explore the desert while keeping in mind the environment and the rules of the desert.
Ahmad Al Sharif, EMSF
director, who has been associated with the campaign for a long time, said that the fact that RoadStar is being held for the 28th time and across three Emirates, signifies the seriousness with which road safety must be taken, adding the Federation would always extend all possible assistance to promote safe driving in the UAE.