KUWAIT: Officers from General Traffic Department (GTD) issued 30,214 citations against various traffic violations, seized 490 vehicles, arrested 174 violators of traffic rules, registered 1,122 traffic accidents and provided 78 assistances during traffic campaigns launched in all six governorates throughout last week.
According to the statistics issued by the General Traffic Department, officers issued 6,009 traffic citations, seized 68 vehicles and arrested 44 traffic violators in Capital Governorate, while in Farwaniya Governorate they issued 4,590 traffic citations, seized 59 vehicles and arrested 17 traffic violators. In Hawally Governorate, officers issued 5,465 citations seized 84 vehicles and arrested 82 traffic violators while in Ahmadi, 2,234 citations were registered 21 vehicles were seized and 5 individuals were arrested for violating traffic rules.
In Mubarak Al-Kabeer Governorate, 244 citations were issued and 13 vehicles were seized. Officers from the General Operations Unit issued 6,370 citations, seized 187 vehicles and arrested 10 traffic violators while the officers at Kuwait International Airport issued 1,133 citations for various violations and seized a vehicle. The Technical Inspection Department issued 417 traffic citations for technical violations.
A special team of detectives issued 2,442 traffic citations, seized 55 vehicles and detained 16 violators in traffic custody. Security source stressed that traffic officers will continue such sudden campaigns in all governorates under the guidance of Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Abdul Fattah Al-Ali