Director of Department of Investigation in General Department for Traffic Brigadier Mohsen Al-Mekhyal has disclosed the traffic police will soon be provided with gadgets to record conversation between the securitymen and violators of laws, reports a local daily. In an interview with the daily, he pointed out plans are underway to increase the vehicles insurance fees due to the nature of serious violations and traffic accidents.
He stressed efforts have been exerted to deal with the traffic issues in a transparent and clear manner. Al-Mekhyal reiterated expatriate motorists who are caught carrying passengers in return for money face immediate deportation. He pointed the ministry will soon replace paper citations with e-citations. Meanwhile, he said about 20,618 vehicles and 393 motorcycles have been impounded and 15,537 driving licenses withdrawn over the past four months.