Tag Archives: traffic

‘Find scientific, practical and total solution to traffic chaos’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: The Supreme Traffic Council Tuesday held a meeting based on directives of Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah concerning the need to find scientific, practical and radical solutions for dealing with the traffic problems in the country, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The meeting …

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General Traffic Department ‘summons’ motorists for committing traffic violations

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: In affirmation to the report published several days ago about Ministry of Interior’s return to impounding vehicles, temporarily confiscating licenses and punishing expatriates with a block on all their transactions, a security source revealed that the General Traffic Department has started summoning motorists who committed major …

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Impounds return; ‘lock’ system to hike Kuwaitis, expats misery

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: After bowing to pressures from the National Assembly and the populace to rescind the decision on impounding vehicles whose owners are caught using telephone by hand while driving and without fastening seatbelt as against the rule of law, Ministry of Interior has again decided to seize …

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Over 1,000 citations, 14 cars seized

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: 119 individuals who were wanted for various cases which warranted arrests were arrested and referred to the concerned authorities including an individual who was arrested for attempting to use a passport that did not belong to him. Regarding the traffic campaigns held at and around the airport, …

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Over 500 seized cars returned

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11: Vehicle Seizure Department in Farwaniya Governorate received a large number of visitors whose vehicles were impounded within the first few days of implementing the new traffic decision, but officers swiftly completed procedures to ease congestion by releasing over 500 vehicles after their owners settled all fines, …

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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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