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Project aims to reduce traffic jam

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: The plan to eradicate the never-ending traffic congestion in the areas surrounding the Avenues Mall has been given the green signal to proceed after the Public Road Authority obtained all the approvals to develop the road network leading to the mall, reports Al-Rai daily. According to …

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Impounds on for not wearing a helmet, a seat belt or using mobile phones while driving end

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior has rescinded a decision to impound vehicles found in violation of traffic regulations, pending amendments to traffic laws soon. The decision has been made to ensure stringent road safety standards through a comprehensive traffic law, read a statement issued by the …

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Loss of life, property on rise despite all-out Traffic efforts

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2, (KUNA): While the General Traffic Department (GTD) of the Ministry of Interior continues its surprise campaigns to curb traffic violations, official statistics show an alarming rise is casualties both in human and material losses as a result of what the authorities called ‘road rage’ for the …

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Stick to traffic rules, officers cautioned

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: Director General of Monitoring and Inspection Department at Ministry of Interior Major General Mohammad Al-Enezi sent a letter to all departments of the ministry in which he stressed the need for military and security officers to be committed to following traffic regulations including using seat belts, …

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Big improvement in discipline after latest traffic regulations

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: Since the activation of Article 207 of the traffic law, about a fortnight ago, discipline among the drivers has reached at an unprecedented level, reports Annahar daily. The daily quoting sources said firm application of the law has instilled some discipline among the motorists. The source …

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‘Drifter’ jailed for month, fined KD 30

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: The Traffic Court has sentenced a 21-year-old Kuwaiti to one month in prison for reckless driving and fined him 30 dinars for driving the car with tinted glass, and failing to renew the car insurance, reports Al-Anba daily. The suspect was seized why wheeling in the …

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Poll says 75 pc dislike new traffic regulations

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: In an online survey seeking public opinions in Kuwait over the recent decisions taken by Ministry of Interior, 75 percent of the respondents were against the decisions and the remaining 25 percent supported it, reports Al-Qabas daily. The survey sought to use some Kuwaiti bloggers as …

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Deportation for Expatriate who repeats offence for not using safety belt and uses mobile phone while driving

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: Parallel to ambiguity hovering over the constitutionality and legality of the recent amendment to traffic laws regarding penalties for not using safety belt, using mobile phone by hand while, driving and parking on pavement, Director of the General Public Relations and Security Media Department Brigadier Adel …

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‘Disarray’ draws motorists ire gone to take seized cars

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: Chaos and resentment prevailed when some people went to collect their vehicles which were impounded by the authorities from motorists who were caught not wearing the seat belts or speaking on the phone while driving. After the exception of some cases, since last Thursday, the places …

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Legislative back-and-forth on impounds – Panels prep draft laws

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: The parliamentary Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee on Monday discussed two proposals on amending the Audio Visual Law, says committee member MP Ahmad Al-Fadel. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Al-Fadel pointed out that the current law contradicts constitutional stipulations on freedom and it was approved …

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