KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: The Traffic Court has issued a ruling to imprison five people for a period of one month, seize their vehicles for a period of two months, and fine each of them KD100 for committing serious traffic offenses. Accordingly they were referred to the Traffic Court by the Violations Investigation Unit and the Traffic Violations Claim Unit of the General Traffic Department, reports Aljarida daily.
According to a security source, the Violations Investigation Unit had accused the five men of racing without a permit on public roads, reckless driving, and performing stunts, all of which could endanger the lives of others.
The Traffic Violations Investigation Prosecution Department prepared the indictment records for those accused of the violations and referred them to the Traffic Court, after they were detained for two days in traffic detention.
The source affirmed that the Traffic Court rulings can be enforced on the defendants whose gross traffic violations were documented and presented to the Traffic Court judge as evidence, in addition to the records of the grave traffic violations to which the defendants have admitted.
Meanwhile, officers from the traffic and operations sector carried out a traffic campaign that resulted in the issuance of 1,342 traffic citations, including 423 for the violation of using mobile phone while driving, 411 for the violation of not fastening seat belts, and 255 for the violations of driving trucks during the banned period. The police patrols also recorded 253 miscellaneous traffic offenses, most notably for the violation of conditions