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Good drivers, reduction of cars, more roads to end traffic chaos – Less accidents, deaths; traffic violations increase

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Assistant Secretary of the Higher Council for Planning Bader Al-Refai stated that despite the tremendous efforts exerted by the Ministry of Interior in controlling the traffic issue in the country, it is vital to highlight that traffic violations have increased by a ratio of 1700% since …

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Motorists decry ‘attitude’ of the traffic police officers – ‘Stickers pasted in haste’

KUWAIT CITY, June 25: Several police working around Journalism Street have expressed displeasure toward the attitude of traffic police who issue citations against cars parked in open spaces, even if they do not affect the traffic flow, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Many of them narrated they were shocked to find stickers …

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‘Window is open to clear traffic violations for 2015 in Ramadan’

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: Public Relations and Security Information Department of the Interior Ministry has said the decision to open all blocked traffic violations for 2015 will be effective for one month (in the course of Ramadan). The decision excludes major offenses such as driving without license and excessive speeding, …

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Securitymen arrest 4 after hot chase

KUWAIT CITY, June 18: Security officers from the General Department of Public Security arrested four youths suspected of consuming drugs while trying to escape from the officers along the Fifth Ring Road. During the chase, the driver of the car conveying the suspects hit the patrol car. Initially, the officers …

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57pc increase as KD 140 m collected in traffic fines

KUWAIT CITY, June 16: In follow-ups on violations and traffic fines resulted in the collection of KD140 million in the past two years as well as the collection of KD26 million electronically during fiscal 2015/2016 — an increase of 57 percent compared to the previous year, Al-Fahad revealed. He also …

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‘Blocks on traffic offenses will be lifted from June 12’ – Settle fines in one month: Al-Muhanna

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs in Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna announced that the blocks on the traffic offenses of 2015 and earlier will be lifted from Sunday, June 12 for a period of one month. However, offenses committed by non-Kuwaitis including driving without …

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‘No Saddam picture’ – Saudi citizen arrested

KUWAIT CITY, June 8: The traffic police have arrested a Saudi citizen for displaying the picture of (former Iraqi President) Saddam Hussein in the back of his car, reports Annahar daily. It has been reported, the suspect who has been referred to the State Security police, was arrested after several …

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54 sports cars seized at 360 Mall parking – Request to set up Ramadan tents rejected

KUWAIT CITY, June 5: The General Traffic Department (GTD) has announced that its officers impounded 54 sports cars due to reckless driving, issued 60 traffic violations, and arrested two juveniles for driving without a license and a person without identification documents. In a press statement, the department disclosed this happened …

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108 citations issued, 28 cars seized in Ahmadi security sweep

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: In compliance with the directive of Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Ibrahem Al-Tarrah, a team of Ahmadi securitymen launched an intensive security campaign that resulted in the impounding of 28 cars and issuance of 108 citations for various traffic …

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‘Hike traffic fines’

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna said the ministry is proposing to increase the value of traffic fines by 50 or 100 percent, reports Al-Anba daily. However, he added, the proposal needs the stamp of the National Assembly. Al-Muhanna …

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