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Over 32,000 traffic citations are issued – 6 people for deportation

KUWAIT CITY, March 23: General Traffic Department launched a comprehensive campaign last week for the safety and security of road-users, says Ministry of Interior. The campaign resulted in the issuance of 32,345 citations, and impounding of 1,233 vehicles plus 14 motorbikes. Also, traffic officers seized a wanted vehicle and referred …

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Joint GCC team discusses unified mechanism to collect traffic fines

KUWAIT CITY, March 22, (Agencies): The General Traffic Department of Ministry of Interior hosted the 8th meeting of the joint GCC team in charge of setting up a unified mechanism whereby the fines of the traffic violations committed by GCC citizens in any of the six GCC countries can be …

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MPW announces detour and closure on Al-Ghazali Road – Ministry requests drivers to comply with traffic safety rules

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: The Ministry of Public Works announced today the permanent closure of the current ramp connecting Jahra Road to the Al- Ghazali bridge. An at-grade detour will be made available early morning this Saturday 5th March, and users of this road will be able to access Al-Ghazali …

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11,190 traffic citations issued, 526 vehicles seized – Security operatives carry out 1,533 ops during national events

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: Director General of Public Relations and Security Media Department Brigadier Adel Al-Hashash says the security statistics of the National Days celebrations reveal that security operatives carried out 1,533 security procedures, issued 11,190 traffic citations, referred 41 cases to the concerned authorities and impounded 526 vehicles and …

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No cut in traffic fines: MoI – Illegal billboards removed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19, (Agencies): The Interior Ministry refuted news reports circulated in the social media outlets over reduction of traffic fines value or the possibility of making partial payments for such violations. The Ministry described in a statement such news as “baseless”. The Security Media Department at the ministry …

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429 traffic deaths in 2015 … 4,265 over 10 years – Rate falls 7%

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna has said the General Traffic Department has collected a total of KD 70,043,005 in traffic fines between May 12, 2015 and Jan 10, 2016, according to a press release issued by the Ministry. …

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‘Tougher’ traffic penalties sought

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15, (KUNA): Ministry of Interior announced on Monday that it plans to stiffen penalties on some traffic violations for the safety of people and to curb road accidents. There are some studies made by some bodies in this regard in order to make traffic laws and their …

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GTD eyes stiff punishments against motorists committing grave violations

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: General Traffic Department intends to apply a law with very stiff punishments against those who commit grave traffic violations, after statistics indicated an increase in death cases due to traffic accidents, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They said there are series of penalties included in …

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DEPENDENT VISA FOR PARENT TO KD 300, WIFE KD 200, CHILD KD 150 – Tourist visa to cost KD 30 … renewable for 3 months

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has approved the proposed increase in residency fees for expatriates and fines for traffic violations, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They indicated that the two proposals will be presented to the National Assembly …

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Mobile radars in ‘operation’ to trap high-speed motorists

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al-Mihanna has confirmed the installation of mobile radars in different areas to detect cars running beyond the speed limit, especially on the highways, reports Al-Kuwaitiya daily. Teams from the General Traffic Department (GTD) …

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