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Speeding accounts for 69 % of traffic violations

Speeding accounts for 69 % of traffic violations

Speeding continues to be the major villain on Qatar roads with more than 68% of the traffic violations in the country recorded in that category

New rules for pedestrians come into force Thursday

New rules for pedestrians come into force Thursday

The Ministry of Interior will start recording violations of traffic rules by pedestrians from Thursday and will impose fines,

Metrash2 launches two new traffic services

Metrash2 launches two new traffic services

The General Directorate of Traffic, represented by the Licensing Department, in collaboration with the General Directorate of Information Systems, has launched two new services for the public through the Metrash2 application.

No new fines introduced for traffic violations, clarifies Traffic Dept.

No new fines introduced for traffic violations, clarifies Traffic Dept.

There are no new amendments to the currently applicable Traffic Law, a senior official has clarified, dispelling information to the contrary circulating on social media.

274 vehicles impounded for violations

274 vehicles impounded for violations

The General Directorate of Traffic has impounded 274 vehicles during the first week of the holy month of Ramadan for violation of speed limit, stunt driving and illegally modified mufflers.

Rampant traffic violations near Asian Town

Rampant traffic violations near Asian Town

A number of motorists are involved in violating traffic rules in one of the key areas of the Doha Industrial Area and its immediate surroundings where many road development works are currently underway.

15 people died in road traffic accidents in April: MDPS

15 people died in road traffic accidents in April: MDPS

As many as 15 lives were lost in road traffic accidents across Qatar in April, according to figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics (MDPS) on Tuesday.

More than 2,000 drivers booked for parking violations

More than 2,000 drivers booked for parking violations

A total of 2,019 violations were registered for parking vehicles on pavements and pedestrian crossings in February, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Wednesday.

61.2% rise in vehicle registration in October

61.2% rise in vehicle registration in October

There was an impressive 61.2% rise in the number of new vehicles registered in Qatar in October this year compared to the previous month, according to the figures released by MDPS on Tuesday.

Pokemon Go players held at gunpoint in Australia park

Pokemon Go players held at gunpoint in Australia park

A couple playing Pokemon Go were threatened at gunpoint in a town park south of Sydney, Australian police said on Friday, as they blamed the game for a wave of crimes, traffic violations and complaints.

Vehicles registered falls 15% in January, says ministry

Vehicles registered falls 15% in January, says ministry

The number of vehicles registered in Qatar in January fell 15% month-on-month to 8,767, the Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics has said in a report.

Two expats jailed for using lost debit card

Two expats jailed for using lost debit card

Two Syrian expatriate men have been sentenced to five years in jail by a Doha criminal court for using a lost debit card to settle traffic violations through the government website.