Tag Archives: traffic

Impounding cars for 2 mths begins Wednesday; ‘No removing plates’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: Director General of Public Relations and Media Security Brigadier Adel Al-Hashash affirmed that General Traffic Department has suspended the removal of number plates from vehicles parked at “No Parking” zones. He added the policy will be replaced by impounding for two months all vehicles whose drivers …

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Two-month impound of cars for traffic violations – Offences listed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Acting Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Interior Ministry, Major-General Fahd Al-Shuwea has issued instructions to all traffic departments to apply Article 207 of the traffic law in the strictest sense, reports Al- Anba daily. According to the directives, the impoundment of vehicles will not be …

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GTD has new office to corner ‘indirect’ traffic rule breakers – Without seat belts or use mobile phones with one hand rule from next week

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: The Directorate- General of the General Traffic Department has established a new office which is affiliated to the Traffic Violations Investigation Department, reports Al- Seyassah quoting a senior official of the Ministry of Interior. The daily quoting the official said the task of the new office …

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Cars not observing lane rules will be seized

Conditions for issuing driving license for expats being reviewed KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: In a new measure to ensure traffic laws are observed and to reduce the rate of road accidents, Ministry of Interior intends to start impounding vehicles whose owners fail to observe laws concerning road lanes and marking. …

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Decisions on traffic timely, in the interest of Kuwait – Big change noticed: Al-Jazzaf

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The head of the traffic safety team, Sultan Al- Jazzaf, said he supports the decisions issued by the Ministry of Interior in recent days, describing them as bold and important and in the interest of Kuwait, reports Al-Qabas daily. Al-Jazzaf added, these decisions will impose the …

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Deportation eyed for 5-in-5 ‘serious’ traffic violations

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: The Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, Major-General Fahd Al-Shuwea has submitted a proposal to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah according to which any expatriate who commits five serious violations within five years will be deported from …

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12 cars, 9 boats, chalet lifted

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Campaigns launched by Kuwait Municipality in Farwaniya and Mubarak Al-Kabeer governorates resulted in the lifting of 12 vehicles, nine boats and a chalet abandoned on the streets and in open spaces in addition to the removal of 3,440 cubic meters of waste materials and confiscation of …

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60 cars parked on sidewalks seized for 2 mths on first day – No seatbelts, using mobiles while driving targeted

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: On the first day of activating the law prohibiting parking on sidewalks and no parking areas, officers from the General Traffic Department (GTD) in the Interior Ministry impounded 60 vehicles and issued citations against the owners who will not be allowed to use their vehicles for …

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310 citations, 195 held, 25 cars seized – Crackdown on vice

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: Public Security Department in an extensive campaign issued 310 citations against motorists for various traffic violations and impounded 25 vehicles, and also arrested 195 people wanted by law, reports Al-Anba daily. The campaign, which covered all six governorates, was implemented under the supervision of acting Assistant …

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4,400 citations issued, 207 vehicles, bikes confiscated

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: The General Traffic Department led by Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs, Major General Fahd Al-Showiah, organized a security campaign in all the governorates to instill traffic discipline and arrest violators of the traffic law, reports Al-Anba daily. The campaign resulted in the issuance of 4,411 traffic …

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