Tag Archives: traffic

‘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‘Number plates of 6,000 cars blocking traffic withdrawn’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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MoI allays fears on ‘black’ traffic cameras

KUWAIT CITY, June 24: Fifty black cameras which have been installed by the General Traffic Department along ring roads and some expressways have aroused the concern of motorists. The motorists are of the opinion that these cameras may be taking pictures of the man behind the wheel if he/she is …

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New, hi-tech traffic cameras trap thousands of motorists

KUWAIT CITY, June 17: Security sources disclosed that 60 new high-tech traffic cameras installed at various motorways across the country have recorded thousands of traffic violations. The same sources noted the highly-developed four dimensional cameras capture vehicles prying both sides of the road at a close range with capacity to …

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55 people caught, 389 vehicles seized, 31,349 citations issued

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: Traffic officers embarked on campaigns in all governorates of Kuwait from May 21-27, which led to the issuance of 31,349 citations for various violations. They also seized 389 vehicles, impounded 12 wanted vehicles and detained 55 people. Meanwhile, General Department of Public Relations and Media Security …

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MPs mull traffic issue, warn ministry on prices

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: The parliamentary Public Utilities Committee discussed Sunday the traffic issue with the government team. Committee member MP Khalil Al-Saleh disclosed that they deliberated on opinions of the ministries of Interior and Public Works about the issue. He said the committee confirmed the Ministry of Public Works …

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12 wanted people arrested, 233 traffic citations issued – Two illegal shops shut, rotten food destroyed

KUWAIT CITY, May 20: A total of 12 wanted individuals were arrested, 233 traffic citations were issued and 17 vehicles that violated the traffic rules were confiscated during security campaigns that were launched in various parts of Hawally Governorate under the instructions of Hawally Security Director Brigadier Abedan Ali Al-Abedan, …

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Over 51,000 violations recorded of using cellphones while driving

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: The General Traffic Department (GTD) in the Interior Ministry released its 2016 statistical report on motorists using mobile phones by hand while driving. According to the department, the number of direct violations in relation to the use of mobile phones by hand while driving recorded last …

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536 cars seized, two deported

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: The General Traffic Department conducted a number of traffic campaigns in all governorates of Kuwait from April 2 to April 8 with the aim of preserving safety for the road users and ensuring the traffic laws are implemented by everyone. According to a press statement issued …

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