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hard shoulder

Brit a surfaced verge running along the edge of a motorway for emergency stops
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More than 21,000 motorists have been caught driving down the hard shoulder in Dubai in just six months.
Highways England's gritter drivers have noticed a growing problem with road users veering onto the hard shoulder to avoid being struck by salt.
Motorists driving on hard shoulder pose a threat to others and could be fined Dh1,000 and slapped with 12 black points in addition to having their vehicles impounded for a month as per Article 8 of the traffic law, the police said.
Highways England's gritter drivers have noticed a growing problem with road users veering into the hard shoulder to avoid being struck by salt, risking a collision with a stationary vehicle and causing a hazard when gritters try to come off at junctions.
I d also urge people to stay safe and not use the hard shoulder to undertake.
Sharjah -- Drivers who violate rules on the hard shoulder will be fined Dh600 and will be issued six black points.
The court heard how Anastasia, who worked for dog breeders Caroline Russell-Smith and Lisa Croft-Elliott, was seriously hurt as the lorry smashed into her motorhome, which had broken down on the hard shoulder.
But now the government's Highways Agency is considering widening the M6 by opening up the hard shoulder to running traffic.
More than six out of ten motorway smashes in Scotland involve cars parked on the hard shoulder.
We launched this advanced system after noticing an increase in traffic collisions resulting from driving on the hard shoulder.
New figures from Abu Dhabi Traffic and Patrols Directorate revealed that between May and October 3,790 cars were impounded for a month after being caught driving on the hard shoulder, which refers to the emergency lanes next to both the fast and slow lanes.
The Highways Agency will be testing the newly-installed smart motorway systems on the hard shoulder of the M6 between J6 and J8 from Sunday 16 February.