(MENAFN - Arab Times) Traffic officers from the General Traffic Department carried out impromptu inspection campaigns at roundabouts in Hawally, Farwaniya and Capital Governorate, and issued 549 traffic violations, seized nine vehicles and withheld number plates of 31 heavy vehicles.
Hawally Traffic Department carried out the campaign at night and issued 151 violations, out of which 36 are direct violations, and seized seven vehicles.
In Capital Governorate, officers issued 358 traffic violations out of which 53 were direct violations, locked the wheels of eight vehicles and seized two vehicles while in Farwaniya, they issued 40 direct violations and withheld number plates of 31 heavy vehicles.
The General Traffic Department said these campaigns will continue to reduce traffic violations and recklessness on the road for the safety of the road users.
Security media department of Interior Ministry visited schools of the Education Ministry and public gatherings to carry out traffic awareness campaigns.