Weekly statistics issued by General Traffic Department indicate that the traffic officers issued 41,142 traffic citations, seized 2,230 vehicles and five motorbikes and arrested 71 individuals last week during traffic campaigns. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the officers also seized 12 vehicles that are wanted for different cases.
They handled 1,680 traffic accidents and dealt with 234 cases of injuries and 4 death cases. The department affirmed that it will continue to hold such traffic campaigns for controlling the traffic movement on the roads and protecting the lives and properties of the people of Kuwait. It urged all citizens and expatriates to respect and abide by the traffic rules for their own safety.