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Kuwait to stiffen traffic penalties

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al- Sabah recently announced a decision to impose harsher penalties on those who violate traffic regulations in a bid to guarantee the safety of road users. According to the decision, the vehicles of those caught using mobile phones by hand while driving …

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Legislator wants annual KD 1,200 license fee on expats to cut traffic

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: MP Khalid Al-Otaibi has suggested imposing an annual fee of KD 1,200 on expatriates who hold different kinds of driving licenses, except those under Article 20 visa (family drivers). Al-Otaibi explained this is one way of reducing traffic congestion caused by the large number of vehicles. …

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Ways sought to cut number of cars – ‘1.2m vehicles plying roads’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: In line with the measures taken by the government to eradicate traffic congestion and organize the labor market, the General Traffic Department has completed a study on the number of vehicles and the capacity of the roads of the country. According to high-ranking security sources, the …

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Road tolls aim to develop traffic system

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9, (Agencies): Assistant Undersecretary of the Roads Department at the Public Works Ministry Eng. Ahmad Al-Hassan said Monday that the study of imposing fees for usage of some roads aims at developing the road traffic system. In an interview with the Kuwaiti newspaper “Al- Rai”, Al-Hassan noted …

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Traffic concern everlasting

WE direct the attention of our brethren in the Ministry of Interior, particularly those in the General Traffic Department, to the level of chaos in our “historic” streets and lack of reverence for law or deterrence from the agencies in charge of ensuring that laws are observed. The first chaos …

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‘Reckless drivers target; 915 deported’ – ‘New traffic cameras trap 33000 motorists in 2 mths’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Fahad Al Shuwai revealed that the number of violations registered using the new traffic cameras from July 16, 2016, when these cameras were launched, to September 9, 2017 are 32,941. He explained that 915 …

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Ministry ready to deal with traffic congestion – 69 cameras to monitor vehicle movements at intersections

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14, (KUNA): Undersecretary at the Ministry of Public Works Ahmad Al-Hissan recently announced that the ministry managed to open several detours after removing the iron bridge on Jamal Abdul-Nasser Street to guarantee smooth traffic fl ow for students of the university and colleges. The statement was issued …

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‘Disabled parking’ to court – ‘No more traffic violation’

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: The violation of parking in places allocated for disabled people has been transformed from just a traffic violation to a misdemeanor, reports Al-Rai daily. Therefore, such cases will be handled by the General Investigations Department, which will in turn refer the cases to the Public Prosecution. …

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‘Number plates of 6,000 cars blocking traffic withdrawn’

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Fahad Al-Shuwai revealed the withdrawal of approximately 6,000 number plates of cars found blocking roads since the activation of the relevant law, reports Al-Seyassah daily. He affirmed that the country is in dire need for construction of more …

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68 arrested for traffic violations – 2 expats to be deported

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Traffic sector issued 31,576 violations, impounded 1,033 vehicles and referred 68 people to custody for various violations, and two expatriates to deportation for driving without license in campaigns conducted across the country from July 2-8, reports Al-Seyassah/ Arab Times daily. Public Relations and Security Media Department …

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