Muscat: To avoid traffic congestion, the Royal Oman Police (ROP), has specified timings on Thursdays and Saturdays for prohibiting truck movement on a number of roads in various governorates of the Sultanate of Oman.
"Royal Oman Police announces that truck's movement is not permitted on Thursday and Saturday as follows: on Thursday from 12 pm - 4 pm and on Saturday from 4 pm - 10 pm to avoid traffic congestion on the roads mentioned below:
1. Main roads in Muscat Governorate.
2. Al Dhakhiliyah Road (Muscat - Bidbid Bridge.)
3. Al Batinah Highway (Muscat – Shinas.)
ROP urges all truck drivers to comply with the above - mentioned instructions for their own safety and the safety of road users.