In a memo issued Monday, the premier reminded "all public institutions, administrations, municipalities, the security forces and [the] military" to instruct their staff on the importance of driving safely and respecting the traffic law
. The Internal Security Forces said in a statement Monday morning that it had issued 7,279 speeding tickets over the past week.
The violation carries a fine of Dh1,000 and 10 black points, according to traffic law
During the year a recorded number of 2.6 million motorcyclists and car drivers were challaned for violating traffic laws
and an amount of Rs7.2 billion was recovered on account of challans.
' The amendments of the Traffic Law
Executive Regulation shall come into effect from March 2018 and hopefully this will contribute to reducing the number of traffic accidents and injuries, said the Director General of Traffic in a press conference.
Major-General Mohammad Saif Al Zafein, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Operational Affairs at Dubai Police and head of the Federal Traffic Council, said the new traffic law
has added five types of punishment for truck drivers to reduce casualties resulting from accidents after 46 people died last year in accidents involving trucks.
This new traffic law
should also be made public in other major languages spoken in Bahrain due to the large expat community.
BCCI called on traders, businessmen and those interested to attend the meeting to enhance information about the new traffic law
The agency will consider revising the road traffic law
to prevent dangerous cycling after it receives proposals from the advisory panel within this year.
Traffic experts in Kurdistan Region believe the current traffic law
does not work as well as it could in Iraqi Kurdistan.
CAIRO: Cairo's motorists are starting to feel the pinch of the new traffic law
: 144 drivers were recently arrested for driving on the wrong side of the road, reported state-run Al-Ahram.
Ladaat.net, a news site for the Israeli Haredi public, reported this week on a unique new weapon added to the traffic law
enforcement arsenal set to be deployed in Beitar Illit.