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Posted On: 20 April 2021 01:56 pm
Updated On: 20 April 2021 02:15 pm

Traffic Department seizes about 350 vehicles as part of campaign

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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The General Directorate of Traffic announced the seizure and seizure of about 350 vehicles for committing a number of violations, as part of the "Traffic Inspection Campaign to Detect Grave Violations" organized by the Department throughout the holy month of Ramadan.

The campaign aims to reduce traffic accidents, wrong traffic behaviours, and strengthen road safety requirements in order to preserve lives and property.

Captain Muhammad Safar Al-Kuwari, Assistant Head of the Investigation Department, explained that the General Traffic Department has annually organized this campaign during the holy month of Ramadan, to control the most common and dangerous violations of road users, indicating that the campaign continues until the end of the blessed month.

He stated that the traffic campaign targets all regions of the country, and military and civilian patrols participate in it, stressing that the General Traffic Department will not tolerate the perpetrators of these violations that endanger the lives of vehicle drivers and all road users.

Al-Kuwari said, "In addition to implementing this campaign, the traffic patrols are working to ensure that road users apply all preventive measures and measures approved by the relevant authorities in the country to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19)," indicating that the most prominent violations that have been seized are: Review, examination, manipulation, reckless driving, excessive speed, running races, complete concealment, sound, and other offences, pointing out that "the administration has transferred drivers of violating vehicles to the competent authorities to take legal action against them."

The Assistant Head of the Investigation Department stressed that the General Traffic Department is working around the clock to receive complaints and reports from the public, calling on everyone to contact the administration to immediately report any wrong traffic behaviour.

The General Traffic Department calls on all motorists and road users to adhere to the traffic law and etiquette, to exercise caution and caution, especially in residential areas, and to stay away from wrong traffic behaviours that negatively affect public safety.

Source and cover image: QNA