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RTA Introduces New Driving Simulators.

Summary: DUBAI -- Reiterating its stress on safer and more efficient drivers, the Licencing Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA RTA

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) has recently introduced driving simulators Driving Simulators are used for entertainment as well as in training of driver's education courses taught in educational institutions and private businesses. They are also used for research purposes in the area of human factors and medical research, to monitor driver behavior, , said to be the first of their kind in the region.

The simulators are currently being used on a trial basis to explore their effectiveness in training and evaluating trainees, a senior Agency official said on Tuesday.

Ahmed Bahrozyan, the CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of the Agency, said this the only technology that uses real-type vehicles. The vehicle is driven with a steering wheel mounted on a firm device and the mobile screens around the vehicle indicate the motion and speed of the vehicle.

This technology is different from other simulator technologies as it gives the driver a realistic driving experience and enables him or her to improve the driving skills more effectively, the official said.

Based on the trials, the simulators will be introduced in all the driving institutes of the emirate e·mir·ate  
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"This technology is apt for training and assessing drivers as it is modeled on advanced standards such as risk management. Among the key features of this technology is that it can be evaluated, controlled and integrated with electronic system that can give the driver guiding instructions. It produces automated reporting on a driver's driving manner and road rule compliance, in addition to CDs with aerial photos of the vehicle on roads network, which can be used in giving further directives to the driver," Bahrozyan said.

The official said they were also discussing eco-driving (cost-saving) and mandatory training courses for erring err  
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2. To violate accepted moral standards; sin.

3. Archaic To stray.
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Publication:Khaleej Times (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Date:Jun 10, 2009
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