The General Directorate of Traffic declared the seizure of approximately 350 vehicles as part of a traffic inspection program to control violations in the Holy Month of Ramadan. The campaign’s goal is to reduce traffic accidents and bad driving habits, as well as improve road safety regulations to protect people and property.
The General Directorate of Traffic has annually coordinated this campaign during Ramadan to monitor the most frequent and dangerous violations of road users, according to Assistant Head of the Investigation Department Captain Mohammed Safar Al Kuwari, suggesting that the campaign will continue until the end of the holy month.
Al Kuwari confirmed that the traffic campaign will be conducted throughout the region, with military and civilian patrols participating, and that the Department will not tolerate violators who endanger the lives of drivers and other road users.
He also mentioned that traffic patrols are working to ensure that road users follow all preventive measures authorized by the country’s relevant authorities in order to restrict the spread of COVID-19, noting that the most common violations confiscated include reckless driving, excessive speed, car races, complete concealment, tone, and other violations, stating that the violating vehicle drivers we transferred to the appropriate authority for legal action.
The Assistant Head of the Investigation Department emphasized that the department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive complaints and reports from the public, and urged everyone to report any illegal traffic activity immediately.