Officers from the General Traffic Department conducted unexpected security campaigns in all six governorates from 20-26 December and issued 25,198 violations for various traffic offenses, impounded 824 vehicles, and recovered six stolen vehicles with five motorbikes.
Also, they detained 40 motorists for different traffic offenses and referred 15 expatriates to the deportation center for driving without license.
The officers issued 2,099 violations against motorists caught driving on the emergency lanes and 2,027 violations for excessive speeding on the left side of emergency lanes during the permitted period from 6 am to 10 pm.
They issued 12 violations against motorists caught driving on the right side of emergency lanes in the prohibited period from 10 pm to 6 am, and registered 60 citations against motorists spotted on the right side of emergency lanes, and it is an offense to drive on the left side of the emergency lane.
Source: Arab Times