Traffic Department activates ATV ban
Interior Ministry Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Maj Gen Fahd Al-Showai said traffic patrols started yesterday a campaign to monitor the use of motorcycles and ATVs on main roads and residential and coastal areas. He said riding an ATV will result in its impoundment. He said the traffic department is exerting efforts to curb the bad behavior of driving ATVs, adding that there will be several field teams from the security supervision to monitor such behaviors to eradicate them. He said misuse of ATVs results in deaths and severe injuries. Showai urged parents to watch their children to stop traffic accidents. He said an ATV should be driven within legal conditions and technical specifications. In other news, the traffic organization department for airport security impounded 26 vehicles, in addition to issuing 1,860 citations.
The relations and security information department at the interior ministry said two expos will be held at the Avenues and Gate Mall from today for three days to give information about voter registration numbers at committees and their locations for the parliamentary elections that will be held on Nov 26. The department urged citizens and their families who wish to take advantage of this service to visit these expos from tomorrow until Saturday from 10 am until 10 pm.