Overcrowding on Sheikh Jaber Bridge Kuwait: Over 1700 traffic violations in first 5 days
As a result of overcrowding on the Jaber Bridge following its official opening, the General Traffic Department (GTD) has increased vigilance to confront and punish violators of laws and to cope with the large number of vehicles driving over the bridge or stopping and obstructing traffic.
As per the final statistics about the number of violations that were accounted for by traffic control cameras on Sheikh Jaber Causeway and Doha Spar since it was opened (on 1/5/2019) is 1043 violations, and the total violations on Doha Spur is 769 violations.
Public Relations and Media Security Information at the Ministry of Interior stated the maximum speed limit on the Jaber Bridge is 100 kms per hour. The ministry has called on the motorists to abide by the prescribed speeds and traffic laws to protect the lives of others and reminded the motorists that their irregularities and acts of carelessness and recklessness are monitored by the cameras which are installed on both sides of the drive ways.