Cairo: Kuwait’s visitors authorities will quickly impose a ban on the supply of bikes on most important and peripheral roads on account of a rise in accidents, a visitors official mentioned.
“The Basic Directorate of Visitors is engaged on the promulgation of this decree to guard the lives of highway customers and face the rise in bike accidents on the ring highway and main roads,” added Main Abdullah Bu Hassan , head of the media on the directorate.
He mentioned that the operation of the supply bikes can be restricted to residential areas in accordance with strict laws.
“Some bikers don’t respect the protection and safety guidelines on the highway. They do not follow driving in the proper lane and transfer at excessive velocity between lanes, conduct that has resulted in tragic accidents, ”added Bu Hassan.
Supply companies have reportedly flourished in Kuwait on account of restrictions imposed to scale back the unfold of COVID-19.
Months in the past, Kuwait’s Visitors Directorate launched a WhatsApp service via which it has to this point obtained a complete of 66,000 messages, together with complaints, observations and questions, in response to Bu Hassan.
A complete of 6,813 highway accidents had been recorded in Kuwait, leading to 352 deaths final yr, he mentioned.
Relating to visitors violations, he mentioned 29,000 visitors violations associated to speaking on cell telephones whereas driving and lack of consideration whereas driving had been recorded final yr.