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Thursday , February 20 2020

Two months ‘impound’ for driving on right shoulder

KUWAIT CITY, April 3: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna has issued a decision which allows the traffic police to impound vehicles for two months from motorists who drive on the right shoulder of the road, reports Al-Anba daily.

The daily added the traffic police will strictly adhere to another decision which was issued earlier limiting the speed of vehicles on left shoulders of the road to 45 kph and that too motorist can drive in this lane only during permissible times.

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One comment

  1. And those permissible times are?

    Every time I go home from work I travel north on Highway-30, and at the first sign of bunching traffic people take to the left shoulder. Not one of them would be doing only 45kph, more likely more than twice that, and some I would estimate at up to three times that! They mostly treat it as an extra “normal” lane.

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