Roads in Kuwait monitored with surveillance cameras
Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Fahd AlShuwea informed that all major roads of Kuwait are monitored 24/7 surveillance with the help of surveillance cameras. Traffic Department 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.