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35,000 traffic citations, 81 cars seized in week

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KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: Over the past week, the Operations Department of the General Traffic Department organized field security campaigns under the supervision of the Ministry of Interior’s Assistant Undersecretary for Operations and Traffic Affairs, Major-General Jamal Al-Sayegh, and under the field supervision of the Director-General of the General Traffic Department, Major- General Yousef Al-Khadda, reports Al-Jarida daily.

The campaigns resulted in the issuance of 35,000 traffic citations, the arrest of 60 negligent drivers, impounding of 81 vehicles and 33 motorcycles and towing them to the ministry garage, in addition to referring 73 juveniles to the Juvenile Prosecution Office, because they were caught driving without license. The Public Relations and Awareness Department of the General Traffic Department, Major Abdullah Buhassan, said taking part in the campaigns were traffic patrols from the 6 governorates, in addition to the patrols of the Traffic Operations Department and the patrols of the Traffic Investigation Department.

The department added that the General Traffic Department’s patrols dealt with 4,291 traffic accidents during the past week, including 239 serious accidents and 1,233 minor accidents, in addition to the arrest of one person for possession of narcotic substances, and his referral to the General Department for Drug Control.

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