Deaths recorded in motor accidents in Kuwait reached 429 in 2015 while 461 cases were recorded in 2014. In this context, several citizens and expatriates have attributed the high rate of traffic accidents in Kuwait to widespread of fake car parts.
Fake car parts from China and Korea as well as some Arab countries have flooded the Kuwaiti market in an unbelievable manner. Many motorists are forced to buy fake parts considering the high cost of the originals, knowing well it is detrimental to the performance of their cars and shortens their lifespan.
Widespread of fake car parts in Kuwait is a dangerous trend that is evolving in Kuwait. Materials used in manufacturing fake spare parts are recycled more than once, and they are not clean. Therefore, easy to break.