Kuwait: New traffic fines, some raised up to 1000%
The government referred to the National Assembly the draft law amending some provisions of Decree-Law No. 67 of 1976 regarding traffic, which included toughening traffic penalties, as the fine for exceeding the speed limit under it reached 500 dinars, and not less than 200 dinars, and some violations raised up to 1000 percent.
Among the most prominent fines contained in the draft and which became under the custody of the Parliamentary Interior and Defense Committee, are the following: – 500 dinars for bypassing the red signal, using the phone, recklessness and speed.
200 dinars for children in the front seats, shading, loud noises, and smoke emissions. And 200 dinars to put stickers and drive without insurance for the vehicle and not adhere to the landlines.
And 75 dinars for parking trucks and vehicles selling goods in residential areas and public facilities.