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The new traffic law was passed by the National Assembly in June 2001 introducing stiffer penalties for major life-threatening offences such as running a red light, speeding or driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics and repetitive offences.
Operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs is punishable by up to a year in prison and/or a KD 500 fine. The court can also confiscate the driving licence in case of repetitive offences.
Reckless driving, driving without a valid driving licence or driving a vehicle not permitted to drive as per the driving licence, is punishable by KD 100 fine and/or one month in jail. Out of court settlement is possible after the payment of KD 30 fine.
Breaking a red light is punishable by up to three months in jail and/or KD 300 fine.
Speeding, unauthorised racking, wrong side driving are punishable by up to KD 100 fine. For out of court settlement the violator will have to pay KD 50 fine.
Failure to fasten the seat belt, failure to produce a driver's licence or the vehicle registration book upon request by traffic police or security men is punishable by up to KD. 15 fine. An out-of-court settlement is possible after payment of KD 10.
- Category: Books
- Released: Mar 08, 2011
- Version: 1
- Size: 0.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Khalid Y Bash
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