Tag Archives: traffic

‘Can’t blame expats for traffic chaos on roads’ – Better planning must

KUWAIT CITY, July 3: Kuwait Society of Engineers (KSE) has reacted to the report on traffic congestion with KSE Chairperson Eng Faisal Al-Otul arguing that the issue is not about building new roads, because this solution is not enough unless a comprehensive system is in place; while exonerating expatriates from …

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Traffic crackdown targeting reckless drivers and violators of traffic law

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: The Operations Unit of General Traffic Department launched a number of traffic campaigns targeting reckless drivers and violators of traffic law for the second consecutive day during which they issued 25 citations, arrested 21 violators of traffic law and seized their vehicles, and discovered three vehicles …

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‘Cars seized before two months still not released’

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: A number of citizens complained to the Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Fahd Al-Shuwai’e about the delays in lifting blocks that were imposed due to major traffic violations, even though these violations were committed two months back and the vehicles were seized and detained …

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Life easy for motorists

KUWAIT CITY, June 18: Public Relations and Security Media Department in the Ministry of Interior announced that 409 reconciliation notes relating to traffic incidents have been recorded at police stations affiliated to the Capital Security Command since Article 42 of the traffic act was activated this month. Statement added the …

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Traffic light in Salmiya always green

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: Residents of Salmiya area have complained about a branch traffic signal on Salem Al- Mubarak Street in Salmiya area which is green 24 hours a day due to which pedestrians are unable to cross the road, reports Al-Seyassah daily. They revealed that the main traffic signals …

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‘Leaving cars on road after accident will draw citation’

Reconciliation order rule begins today: GTD KUWAIT CITY, June 2: The Public Relations and Security Media- General Department in the Ministry of Interior announced that Articles 41/2 and 41/5 of the Traffic Law and its amendments, which allow police stations to issue reconciliation order for minor traffic accidents, will be …

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‘Tighten penalties for traffic violations’

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Undersecretary of Ministry of Interior Lieutenant General Mahmoud Al-Dousari held a meeting with the relevant leaders in the ministry during which they reviewed the recommendations of the committee 383/2017 concerned with review of the traffic law No. 67/1976, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The meeting was attended by …

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39 cars seized in crackdown on ‘drifters’

KUWAIT CITY, May 6 : For the second consecutive day, the General Traffic Department launched a number of traffic campaigns to arrest reckless drivers and racers, during which the officers issued 96 traffic citations, seized 39 vehicles and detained 28 traffic violators in traffic custody. According to the General Depart- …

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‘Rise in population main cause of traffic disorder’

‘Hurdles in new cities construction’ KUWAIT CITY, May 3: Dr Hassan Kamal, one of the candidates in the Municipal Council elections, says the solutions that the previous municipal council had presented did contribute to solving the housing crisis, reports Al- Qabas daily. In a statement he issued during his meeting …

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‘Abide by emergency lane rules’

KUWAIT CITY, April 25, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday reminded motorists to abide by regulations for using emergency lanes flanking the highways. Motorists have been breaking traffic rules by over speeding on the shoulder road and the left lane, said Maj Gen Tawheedullah Al-Kandari, the MoI acting director …

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