Soon, expats would not be allowed to have more than one car

February 21, 20181 Comment

Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Fahd Al- Shuwea said a decision will soon be issued to prevent expatriates from owning more than one vehicle.

He pointed out the General Traffic Department has recently discovered that some expatriates own between 60 and 70 vehicles. He added, it was also discovered five vehicles were registered in the name of a domestic worker.

In some other cases, vehicles were found registered in the name of expatriates although they don’t own a driving licence. In other news Al-Shuwea stressed all major roads of Kuwait are monitored 24/7 surveillance with the help of surveillance cameras.

He disclosed the GTD is using 268 fixed and mobile cameras in addition to 179 high technology and specifications cameras which have been installed at prime locations. He also disclosed the traffic police on a daily basis deal with between 190 and 200 traffic varied accidents.

He pointed in 2017 the GTD recorded more than 70,000 traffic accidents as a result of which 428 people lost their lives and more than 10,000 were injured. He added 164 expatriates were deported for driving without licenses. He stressed, the ministry will not tolerate such serious violations.

Source : Arabtimes

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  1. Syed Hanif Ahmed says:

    I renewed my daughter’s passport since it had less than one year validity for renewal of iqama. On April 6th 2020 I was informed that online renewal for article 22 has become active . Taking the first opportunity I uploaded the new passport copy along with old passport copy as required after filling in the necessary details on the application. When I proceeded to renew it stated to pay a fine if KD36 / which I promptly did. Next when I proceeded to pay the renewal fee it said payment cannot be accepted try later, so I tried after a couple of hours still the same message appeared. I tried the next it said pay KD2 which I did and proceeded to renew I saw the same message ” unable to proceed try later” . Now 4 days have passed and I am stuck without renewing the Iqama, please help as penalty is accumulating everyday .
    Syed Hanif Ahmed.

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