Kuwait: Supply bikes to be banned from utilizing primary roads
Kuwait’s visitors authorities will quickly impose a ban on supply motorbikes on primary and ring roads resulting from an increase in accidents, a visitors official has mentioned.
“The Normal Directorate of Visitors works on issuing this decree to guard lives of highway customers and in view of accelerating motorcycle accidents on the ring and main roads,” Main Abdullah Bu Hassan, the media officer on the directorate, added. He mentioned that driving the supply motorbikes will likely be restricted to residential areas in accordance with stringent rules.
“Some motorbikers don’t observe safety and security rules on the highway. They don’t stick with driving in the appropriate lane and transfer at excessive velocity amongst lanes, behaviour that has resulted in tragic accidents,” Bu Hassan added.
Supply providers have reportedly thrived in Kuwait resulting from restrictions imposed to curtail the unfold of COVID-19.
Months in the past, Kuwait’s Normal Directorate of Visitors launched a WhatsApp service through which it has thus far acquired a complete of 66,000 messages together with complaints, observations and queries, in accordance with Bu Hassan.
A complete of 6,813 highway mishaps had been registered in Kuwait leading to 352 deaths final 12 months, he mentioned. Concerning visitors violations, he mentioned that 29,000 highway infringements associated to speak on cell phones whereas driving and lack of consideration behind the wheel had been booked final 12 months.