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Tag Archives: traffic

MoI steps up campaign against illegals, traffic rules violators & spread of drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Ministry of Interior has intensified its campaign against those who violated the Residency Law and traffic regulations. A security source revealed the ministry conducted a series of campaigns in various governorates in a bid to prevent crimes, especially among the youths who consume drugs and …

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Buses ‘misused’ for illegal transportation of passengers

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: The Operations Unit of General Traffic Department launched a traffic campaign on buses that were being used for unauthorized purposes, during which 20 citations were issued and 18 buses were seized for illegal transportation of passengers, reports Al- Seyassah daily. In a press release, the Public …

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Driving with the car door open – ‘You will get five citations’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: The General Traffic Department is looking for the vehicle and the motorist who is seen driving a vehicle with the door open and loaded with some household materials, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, this came when the video clip of the incident went viral. A …

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Nine mobile groceries confiscated

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Jahra Municipality’s Public Hygiene and Road Occupancy Department launched a field campaign against hawkers and mobile grocery stores on the road towards Kabad area during which the team lifted nine mobile grocery stores and two motorbikes, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a press statement, director of the …

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34,916 citations issued, 1,267 cars impounded

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Personnel from the General Traffic Department during security campaigns which lasted from Oct 14 to Oct 20 are said to have issued 34,916 citations and impounded 1,267 vehicles for committing serious traffic violations, nine cars ‘wanted’ by the authorities and six motorcycles, reports Al-Anba daily. During …

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Aim of traffic rules is to save lives, property of road-users : Al-Sayegh

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Specialized Training Center at General Traffic Department organized a lecture for raising awareness among the detainees who committed major traffic violations about the dangerous consequences of such violations. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the lecture was attended by acting Assistant Undersecretary …

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15 arrested in surprise traffic raids

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: A total of 23 vehicles were seized and 15 individuals were arrested during a surprise traffic campaign held in certain location where reckless drivers normally gather to perform stunts, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The General Department of Public Relations and Media Security at Ministry of Interior explained …

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60,000 women among 200,000 caught violating red traffic signal

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6: According to the statistics issued by the General Traffic Department a total of 200,000 direct and indirect citations were issued until date in 2018. These included 60,000 against female motorists, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily added, it is surprising that last year alone, 300,000 motorists had …

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‘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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