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Recommendation to cut expats’ cars older than 10 years in Kuwait

Thursday, August 4, 2022
Recommendation to cut expats’ cars older than 10 years in Kuwait

A study carried out by a technical committee assigned to find solutions to the traffic problems recommended cut down the number of cars owned by expatriates which are older than 10 years. According to a local report, the study concluded that there are thousands of vehicles aged between 10 and 20 years which cause pollution, increase risks of road accidents, contribute to the traffic jams’ problem and put added pressure on subsidized fuel consumption.

The report added that a majority of those cars are owned by marginal, low-wage expatriate laborers. The recommendation also is in line with demands made by the Environment Public Authority earlier, which had called for a solution to the pollution problem caused by old vehicles in Kuwait.



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mohideen
Sunday, August 7, 2022
Law should be for both expats and residents only putting the law only for expats is not good.

Qaiser Choudhary
Sunday, August 7, 2022
I purchase prado 20 yrs before new from alsayer. still my vehicle is in origional condition with no problem in annual passing. all is origional in my parado except tyres. reason i am an expat, not a kuwaiti. 😊

abdullah
Friday, August 5, 2022
In Delhi you cannot operate diesel car older than 10yrs and a petrol car older than 15 years

At
Thursday, August 4, 2022
But better idea is to put up a metro train services.
Many can avoid using cars.

truth
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Better cancel the driving licenses for expats, ask them to come only on bicycles or by walk. Remove all subsidies to expats and make their salaries half or quarter only.

This will solve all the problems in Kuwait at one time.....

No such recommendation? Probably next year this will come.

Ahmed
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Metro can solve the traffic issue. In Dubai, they have become main source of transport.

Resident
Thursday, August 4, 2022
It is surprising that 10 year old vehicles of expatriates cause pollution, while similar vehicles owned by Citizens do not cause pollution.

KK
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Very good proposal.
All mechanics will be jobless.
Nobody will buy used car, no spare parts sale.

imtiyaz
Thursday, August 4, 2022
hello everybody
the rules means older than 2012 car should not run on the road?
the what about spare parts industry ?
what about owner of cars who is riding 2000 model cars ?
how they wll go to duty ?
everybody cannot afford new models cars
then how will be transportation ?

thala
Thursday, August 4, 2022
old card remove good for new car dealer.life vanish for garage and spare company.

the traffic and acident not only car issue.
most of zizzag drivers who in road.

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