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Tag Archives: traffic

429 traffic deaths in 2015 … 4,265 over 10 years – Rate falls 7%

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna has said the General Traffic Department has collected a total of KD 70,043,005 in traffic fines between May 12, 2015 and Jan 10, 2016, according to a press release issued by the Ministry. …

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‘Tougher’ traffic penalties sought

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15, (KUNA): Ministry of Interior announced on Monday that it plans to stiffen penalties on some traffic violations for the safety of people and to curb road accidents. There are some studies made by some bodies in this regard in order to make traffic laws and their …

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GTD eyes stiff punishments against motorists committing grave violations

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: General Traffic Department intends to apply a law with very stiff punishments against those who commit grave traffic violations, after statistics indicated an increase in death cases due to traffic accidents, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They said there are series of penalties included in …

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DEPENDENT VISA FOR PARENT TO KD 300, WIFE KD 200, CHILD KD 150 – Tourist visa to cost KD 30 … renewable for 3 months

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has approved the proposed increase in residency fees for expatriates and fines for traffic violations, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They indicated that the two proposals will be presented to the National Assembly …

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Mobile radars in ‘operation’ to trap high-speed motorists

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al-Mihanna has confirmed the installation of mobile radars in different areas to detect cars running beyond the speed limit, especially on the highways, reports Al-Kuwaitiya daily. Teams from the General Traffic Department (GTD) …

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Traffic details violations up for stiffer penalties – Cars impounded for 60 days

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 13: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Muhammad Al-Khalid has issued a decision to stiffen penalties for motorists who commit traffic violations in addition to impounding the vehicles for 60 days in the following cases, reports Al-Anba daily. ■ Driving vehicles with no number plates …

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83 cars impounded, over 9,000 citations issued in traffic crackdown – New conditions for tow trucks to take effect on Jan 1

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: Officers from the Capital Traffic Department issued 9,527 traffic citations recently. In compliance with the instructions of Director General of the General Traffic Department Major General Fahd Al-Shuwai’a, the officers launched a surprise traffic campaign in the governorate. This led to the issuance of the abovementioned …

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Drifters ‘tools’ seized in desert raids

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: Traffic campaigns carried out in Kabad and Wafra recently resulted in the impounding of 59 vehicles — 29 in Kabad and 30 in the camping sites and animal pens in Wafra. The impounded vehicles, which included sports cars used for performing dangerous stunts on the road, …

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‘Traffic’ denies exaggerated fee hikes

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna denied rumors related to exaggerated increase in the fees of the traffic services provided to expatriates, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Muhanna revealed about the proposal to charge KD 100 for the issuance of driving …

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General Traffic Department issues laws on a new type of license for vehicles

KUWAIT CITY: The General Traffic Department (GTD) recently issued some ministerial laws on a new type of license for vehicles, particularly the small vehicles for private use which transport only one person apart from the driver and are not designed as a motorcycle. In a press statement, Assistant Undersecretary for …

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