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RTA’s nol card to have Braille version soon – News

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All designed to make life easier and more pleasant for people of determination.

The Roads and Transport Authority’s (RTA) nol card will soon have a Braille version with embossed letters, making it easier for people with visual impairments to distinguish it from other cards. 

The special version of the RTA’s transport card was among several innovations that the authority is showcasing at the third AccessAbilities Expo, which is being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre until today.

All designed to make life easier and more pleasant for people of determination, the RTA’s projects on display included a smartphone app that helps the visually impaired identify places they want to visit and the Dubai Audio Library that was established in collaboration with the Bookshare website.

The authority also exhibited a service directory that lists all initiatives for people of determination, be it on public transportation, RTA facilities, and footbridges, among others.

Services include exemption from Salik tolls, as well as vehicle registration and renewal fees; 50 per cent discount on driving license renewal fees; exemption from parking card application fees; exemption from nol card fees for senior Emiratis; and 50 per cent discount on taxi fares.

In case people of determination need to access the RTA website, they will be able to browse it easily. They can view it with enlarged letters; those experiencing colour blindness have a dedicated screen; and a voice service is readily available to those who may need it.

Proving that it is committed to serving people of determination, the RTA also exhibited their plans and future initiatives that support 100 per cent inclusivity.


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