Traffic police remove license plates of cars blocking traffic

Traffic police remove license  plates of cars blocking traffic

Traffic police remove license plates of cars blocking traffic

KUWAIT: The traffic department said article 42 of the traffic law went into effect yesterday, which allows the Traffic Department’s director general to suspend driving licenses or car titles and confiscate license plates of violating cars for a maximum of four months. The department said this move aims to stop obstruction of traffic flows by vehicles. The law also warns a car cannot be driven without license plates.

Accordingly, traffic patrols have already started citing violating vehicles. The department said license plates of 197 vehicles were removed for obstructing traffic. It said a campaign carried out yesterday morning resulted in confiscating 50 plates in Hawally governorate, 38 plates in Capital governorate, 40 plates in Farwaniya governorate, 20 plates in Jahra governorate, 20 plates in Ahmadi governorate and 29 plates in Mubarak Al-Kabeer governorate.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun


This article was published on 30/10/2016