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Traffic crackdown

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: The General Traffic Department in the Interior Ministry conducted surprise traffic campaigns in the six governorates from Nov 6-12, 2016. In a press statement, the department disclosed these campaigns resulted in the issuance of 38,795 citations, impounding of 1,233 vehicles and 101 motorbikes, arrest of 33 …

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Motorbikes, buggies seized, many caught in traffic raids – ‘Parents must see kids don’t drive buggies on highways’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Fahad Al-Shuwaie revealed that the ministry launched several traffic campaigns in various parts of the country during which 53 traffic citations were issued, six vehicles, which were used for reckless driving and stunts, were …

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Six sports cars seized, drivers held in Ahmadi crackdown – 1,860 citations issued, 26 cars impounded at airport

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Ahmadi securitymen led by Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa launched an extensive campaign on reckless drivers in Ali Sabah Al-Salem area during which they seized six sports cars and arrested the drivers. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen launched the campaign after receiving information about …

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Traffic crackdown

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The General Traffic Department conducted several traffic campaigns in various parts of the country last week – from Oct 23-29, 2016 — as part of its efforts to maintain road safety and strictly enforce traffic regulations. A press statement from the Interior Ministry revealed the campaigns …

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Traffic Dept retrieves KD 3.5m in pending fines from all firms

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: The General Traffic Department (GTD) has collected fines worth KD 3.5 million from private institutions and companies, some of which had failed to pay fines of the previous years, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They said these companies and institutions paid modest fines within the …

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Didn’t do it but have to pay; traffic chits from ‘nowhere’ – Traffic department officials falsifying citations

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: Three employees of General Traffic Department were arrested for falsifying official citations by changing the data on computers such that the violations of some companies and individuals were transferred to those who did not have any violations. Detectives from the department nabbed them after receiving information …

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Bid to spread traffic awareness among citizens, expats

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 30: Coinciding with the start of the new academic year and due to the keenness to ensure comfort of road users, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Fahad Al-Shuwai’e Thursday inaugurated a traffic exhibition inside Al-Hamra Tower in Kuwait City. Other contributors to the exhibition …

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Be alert and show wisdom in traffic congestion — Minister; Top officers asked to be on roads during rush hour

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al-Sabah has called for officers of the traffic, public security and rescue departments to be on the alert and exhibit exceptional wisdom and experience in dealing with emergency traffic congestion, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a statement …

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Interior Minister reiterates priority in serving Kuwaitis

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah reiterated the ministry’s priority in providing top-level services for the Kuwaiti people. The minister made his remarks Thursday while conducting a surprising inspection tour to various check campaigns and locations at Khairan City of …

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Kuwait to mobilize officers to cope with school traffic

KUWAIT, Sept 6, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior has crafted a new strategy to ensure traffic flow with onset of the new scholastic year. The ministry said in a statement issued on Tuesday that the MoI Undersecretary, Lieutenant General Suleiman Al-Fahad, during a meeting with field assistant undersecretaries, noted that …

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