Tag Archives: traffic

‘Blocks on traffic offenses will be lifted from June 12’ – Settle fines in one month: Al-Muhanna

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs in Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna announced that the blocks on the traffic offenses of 2015 and earlier will be lifted from Sunday, June 12 for a period of one month. However, offenses committed by non-Kuwaitis including driving without …

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‘No Saddam picture’ – Saudi citizen arrested

KUWAIT CITY, June 8: The traffic police have arrested a Saudi citizen for displaying the picture of (former Iraqi President) Saddam Hussein in the back of his car, reports Annahar daily. It has been reported, the suspect who has been referred to the State Security police, was arrested after several …

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54 sports cars seized at 360 Mall parking – Request to set up Ramadan tents rejected

KUWAIT CITY, June 5: The General Traffic Department (GTD) has announced that its officers impounded 54 sports cars due to reckless driving, issued 60 traffic violations, and arrested two juveniles for driving without a license and a person without identification documents. In a press statement, the department disclosed this happened …

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108 citations issued, 28 cars seized in Ahmadi security sweep

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: In compliance with the directive of Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Ibrahem Al-Tarrah, a team of Ahmadi securitymen launched an intensive security campaign that resulted in the impounding of 28 cars and issuance of 108 citations for various traffic …

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‘Hike traffic fines’

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna said the ministry is proposing to increase the value of traffic fines by 50 or 100 percent, reports Al-Anba daily. However, he added, the proposal needs the stamp of the National Assembly. Al-Muhanna …

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‘Don’t use right lane’

KUWAIT CITY, April 27: Under the guidance of Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna and supervision of Head of Surveillance and Inspection Department Colonel Munaif Sari Al-Mutairi, officers from General Traffic Department carried out a traffic campaign on Abdulkareem Al-Katabi Road during which …

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260 citations issued, 12 cars seized

KUWAIT CITY, April 24: Police officers from Farwaniya Security Command launched an extensive security and traffic campaign against reckless drivers, which resulted in the issuance of 60 traffic violations, impounding of three vehicles and arrest of two individuals who are wanted by law. The campaign took place in Ardhiya Industrial …

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37,000 citations issued, 1,513 cars seized in surprise raids

KUWAIT CITY, April 18: General Traffic Department launched several sudden campaigns in all six governorates of Kuwait last week during which 36,999 traffic citations were issued, 1,513 vehicles and 6 motorbikes were seized, 10 stolen vehicles were recovered, 102 individuals who committed serious traffic violations were arrested, 14 expatriates who …

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GTD collects KD 7 mln from violating motorists since beginning of the year

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: The General Traffic Department (GTD) of the Interior Ministry, since the beginning of this year, is said to have collected KD 7 million from motorists who have violated traffic laws, reports Al-Shahed daily. It has been reported the traffic police have issued five million citations this …

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GTD officers issue 3,989 citations, seize 373 vehicles, detain 11 people

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: In a surprise campaign by the General Traffic Department Thursday, which continued until last Friday morning, traffic officers issued 3,989 citations, impounded 373 vehicles plus motorbikes, detained 11 people, and referred an expatriate to the deportation center and three minors to the Juvenile Prosecution for various …

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