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July 25, 2017 at 06:55

Traffic accidents kill 2,366 people in five years in Kuwait - MoI

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Kuwait: At least 2,366 people were killed in traffic accidents from 2012 to April, 2017, statistics by Ministry of Interior have revealed.

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June 1, 2017 at 10:49

Kuwait traffic department announces Ramadan timings

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Kuwait: The Traffic General Department announced yesterday the timing of trucks’ ban on main roads during Ramadan, which will be from 8:30 am to 10:30 am and from 12:30pm to 3:00 pm every week from Sunday through Thursday.

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October 29, 2016 at 13:46

Kuwait Ministry of Interior to penalize vehicles impeding traffic flow from Sunday

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Kuwait: Vehicles found disrupting the flow of traffic will have their registration plates annulled starting on Sunday, the Ministry of Interior's Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Fahad Al-Shuwaiy said on Thursday.

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September 5, 2016 at 06:56

MoI launches road safety campaign in time for school year

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Kuwait: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced Sunday that it would launch a campaign to promote road safety and reduce traffic congestion, in time for the impending school year.

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March 15, 2016 at 09:45

No proposal to deport expats for traffic violations

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Kuwait: Assistant Interior Ministry Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna said the proposal to raise the value of traffic fines is with the fatwa and legislation department, and hoped it would be approved soon. He said the proposal to increase fees for traffic services is still being studied.

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February 22, 2016 at 07:13

Traffic on Jahra Road intersection with Al-Ghazali temporarily blocked

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Kuwait: The General Department of Traffic said on Sunday it would temporarily block traffic on Jahra Road at the intersection with Al-Ghazali Road in the direction of Kuwait City as of Monday. It will remain blocked between 2:00 am and 4:00 am till February 25, the department said in a press statement.

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February 16, 2016 at 10:45

MoI to stiffen traffic penalties

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Kuwait: The Ministry of Interior announced yesterday that it plans to stiffen penalties on some traffic violations for the safety of people and to curb road accidents. Some studies have been made by some bodies in this regard in order to make traffic laws and their penalties compatible with reality, the ministry’s general department of relations and security media said in a press statement.

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February 15, 2016 at 06:30

New motorbike testing area opened in Shuwaikh

New motorbike testing area opened in Shuwaikh
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Kuwait: Kuwait Motoring Company (KMC), a driving school, yesterday launched a new motorbike testing area at its premises in Shuwaikh near the Capital traffic department. Those aiming to obtain a motorcycle license will highly appreciate this new addition, as earlier there was only one place to do the test and only on two days a week at the Capital traffic department.

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February 1, 2016 at 14:43

Kuwait MoI installs mobile radars to trap high-speed motorists

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Kuwait City: Authorities installed mobile radars in different areas, especially on the highways, to detect cars running beyond the speed limit reports Al-Kuwaitiya daily quoting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al-Mihanna.

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January 24, 2016 at 07:41

Traffic department authorized to impound any vehicle for violations

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KuwaitT: Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Sabah gave orders to authorize traffic police to impound any vehicle for two months for violating the traffic law in the following conditions: driving without a license plate, reckless driving, crossing the red traffic light, driving a vehicle that emits thick smoke, driving a vehicle that carries stickers that signify a sectarian group or unlicensed organizations, or driving illegally on the shoulder of the road.

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