In an innovative measure introduced by authorities in Abu Dhabi, a new parking service has now been set in place. According to the new rules, motorists from all across the UAE can take advantage of the service simply through a text message.
The measure that was unveiled by the Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi will lend a fair measure of convenience to motorists. Those who are visiting the villas can send a text message on the number 3009 and get parking permits. The way to send the format is
<<city and plate code>>space<<plate number for visitor>>space<<sector>>space<<duration>>
The Muwaqif permit retains a validity period of four hours which starts at 2 am and ends at 6 am. City codes which have been allocated based on the particular emirate is AUH for Abu Dhabi, DXB for Dubai, SHJ for Sharjah, AJM for Ajman, FUJ for Fujairah, UAQ for Umm Al Quwain and RAK for Ras Al-Khaimah.