Death Rate Due To Traffic Accidents In 2015 Fell By 7 Percent Compared To 2014
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General Traffic Department has collected a total of KD 70,043,005 in traffic fines between May 12, 2015 and Jan 10, 2016. According to Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna, the death rate as a result of traffic accidents in 2015 fell by seven percent compared to 2014 which is the lowest recorded for the past five years.

According to statistics, there have been 4,265 deaths as a result of traffic accidents over the past 10 years. In 2015 a total of 110,892 traffic accidents were recorded which resulted in the death of 429 people. 

Al-Muhanna said 146,859 traffic citations were recorded against motorists for not complying with rules regulating driving on left shoulder lane. He added, 4,291 offenders were punished for driving on the right shoulder.



17 Feb, 2016 0 1112
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