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High temperatures, school summer holidays tied to less traffic on roads – ‘Situation should continue throughout the year’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18: Traffic congestion on the roads of Kuwait during this month is less compared to the rest of the months. The roads usually start experiencing traffic jams from the beginning of the school year. Many citizens and expatriates have expressed hope that the current traffic state will …

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‘Interior’ denies news regarding launch of traffic drones by GTD

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: Some local newspapers recently published news about the launch of traffic drones by General Traffic Department of Ministry of Interior after a video clip regarding these drones went viral on social media. However, high-level security sources denied the news, stressing that Ministry of Interior has not …

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‘Time not specified for use of vehicles’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: General Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Interior Ministry has denied recent news item alleging that Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad will specify the period of using vehicles given to officers at the Criminal Investigation Department. Report indicated the Interior Ministry was on the verge …

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Thousands bagged in fines, citations issued

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: The Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality has declared that the Department of Illegal Structures Demolition at Capital Municipality realized great achievements in the last few months. Fines worth KD 31,755 have been collected and 1,744 citations were issued by the department, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In …

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‘Traffic violators find ways to dodge paying massive fines’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: The average number of traffic citations registered in a year is two million, as per a report issued by the General Traffic Department, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting reliable sources. They explained that traffic citations worth about KD 12 million have been registered in the past six …

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Confiscated abandoned vehicles could be booby-trapped — report ; Cars left on roads will be seized: Municipality

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: After the Kuwait Municipality announced its plan to confiscate abandoned cars in open grounds and roads until their owners are identified, responsible sources from the Municipality expressed fear of the possibility of storing arms and ammunition due to the lack of authority to open such vehicles …

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Cars of many phone-users impounded – 1,372 citations issued

KUWAIT CITY, July 4: Personnel from the Hawally Traffic Department during a campaign in the Governorate have issued 1,372 traffic citations for reckless motorists — 317 direct citations and 1,055 indirect, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily also said the police have impounded 79 vehicles from motorists for speaking on the …

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21 cars impounded

KUWAIT CITY, June 29: Ahmadi securitymen launched a security campaign in various parts of the governorate, resulting in the impounding of 21 vehicles and issuance of 44 traffic citations. Director of Ahmadi Security Directorate Brigadier Abdullah Al-Safah formed a security team tasked to carry out the campaign which also led …

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Good drivers, reduction of cars, more roads to end traffic chaos – Less accidents, deaths; traffic violations increase

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Assistant Secretary of the Higher Council for Planning Bader Al-Refai stated that despite the tremendous efforts exerted by the Ministry of Interior in controlling the traffic issue in the country, it is vital to highlight that traffic violations have increased by a ratio of 1700% since …

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Motorists decry ‘attitude’ of the traffic police officers – ‘Stickers pasted in haste’

KUWAIT CITY, June 25: Several police working around Journalism Street have expressed displeasure toward the attitude of traffic police who issue citations against cars parked in open spaces, even if they do not affect the traffic flow, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Many of them narrated they were shocked to find stickers …

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