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KD 500 fine for carrying cylinders in private vehicles

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KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Deputy Director General for Fire Prevention at Kuwait Fire Service Directorate Brigadier Khalid Abdullah has warned the general public against carrying five or more gas cylinders in private vehicles that do not meet stipulated regulations, saying the violation attracts KD 500 fine, reports Al-Rai daily.

Brigadier Abdullah disclosed the decision to ban private vehicles from carrying gas cylinders has been activated since the beginning of the year. He added the directorate has reached an agreement with distributors and cooperative societies not to supply more than four gas cylinders to vehicles that do not conform to regulations and specifications set for safety and security.

He revealed the most significant condition, saying the type of vehicles allowed for carrying higher number of gas cylinders must be using diesel fuel and authorized by the directorate.

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