Official statistics show that in 2007 about 95,000 minor accidents were reported in the emirate, which prompted the authorities to outsource processing of accidents, which do not involved injuries. The aim is to help police force focus on graver accidents and perform efficiently.
Saaed charges Dh500 from motorists who are found to be at fault. It creates an accident reconstruction report that defines the legal liability by using an electronic system. Drivers are also given an "accident ID" as reference, using which details could be accessed on www.saaed-co.com
Authorities hope that the service charge will act as a deterrent and force people to drive more carefully while benefiting from quicker services.