Sharjah is developing at a very fast pace. Cars are mainly use for transportation in UAE. You will find buses and motorcycles as well in Sharjah. For getting a residence Visa of UAE it is necessary that you own a car. Cost of brand new cars is between the ranges of 40,000 to 200,000 Dhs. whereas second hand car will cost you about 8000 Dhs.
Rush hours in Sharjah are mainly in morning time where as at evening from 7 am to 8 30 am Driving is on the right side of the road and the pick rush hours in Sharjah are the mornings that is from 7 am to 8:30 am whereas in the evening you will find rush between 6 pm to 8 pm. There are very strict rules of traffic followed by whole UAE for example drink while you are driving is strictly prohibited in entire UAE. You must have your driving license and registration document with you in your car while you are driving anywhere in Sharjah.
Use of taxi is very common there especially for those who don’t afford to get a car. Taxi is also considered as the best option of transportation mode to go at any part of UAE. Main thing is that these taxis will only take you to that place within emirate where their taxis are registered. Most of the taxis will take you from emirate to emirate depending upon the registration of taxis. Taxis will drop you wherever you wish to go at but can’t drive you back due the strict laws.
Taxis will have to pay a large amount of fine or maybe their taxi is taken away from them for short period of time if they are caught doing this act illegally. And if taxis are caught doing it illegally. Because of this law customers has to pay a huge amount of money in their fares, this amount can be decrease if they are allowed to take people from anywhere to anywhere they want which will be comfortable for visitors.
Motorcycles costs 3,000 Dhs as it is an alternate for cars. If any one cannot afford to have car they buy motorcycles.
Sharjah is a must place to visit if you are planning to come to UAE.