Ministry of Interior is considering the possibility of implementing a new regulation for young Kuwaiti citizens who commit three or more traffic violations, whereby they will be able to apply for license only after they reach 21 years of age instead of 18.
The names of these traffic violators will remain blocked in the system until they turn 21 years of age, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources.
They said this step is aimed to confront the phenomenon of reckless driving and increasing traffic violations by young citizens who drive without a drivers’ license. They added that this step will limit the number of traffic accidents and will help save lives of people. The sources revealed that postponing the issuance of licenses is one of the rights of the Deputy Minister of Interior.
They indicated that this postponement of issuance of licenses if a penalty similar to the withdrawal of licenses from motorists who commit certain grave traffic violations. The sources lamented that the phenomenon of young people driving vehicles without drivers’ licenses has been increasing, which in turn results in traffic accidents that lead to injuries and even deaths.
Source: Arab Times