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Driving schools' training, tests suspended

Driving schools' training, tests suspended

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the General Directorate of Traffic, has suspended driving schools' activities, whether training or driving tests

Traffic diversion on Mesaimeer Interchange

Traffic diversion on Mesaimeer Interchange

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a traffic diversion on Mesaimeer Interchange Friday, in co-ordination with the General Directorate of Traffic.

Traffic Department opens centre for specially-abled, elderly

Traffic Department opens centre for specially-abled, elderly

The General Directorate of Traffic has launched a special centre for the service of specially-abled and elderly persons.

Road safety awareness building at schools

Road safety awareness building at schools

Officials from the General Directorate of Traffic on Monday visited different schools in Qatar as part of the ongoing efforts to spread awareness and ensure the safety of students

Traffic Department starts awareness drive for pedestrians

Traffic Department starts awareness drive for pedestrians

The General Directorate of Traffic has started a campaign to create awareness among pedestrians about the proper usage of roads as part of the Accident Free Summer drive

Experts urge campers to follow safety norms

Experts urge campers to follow safety norms

Participants in a seminar, organised by the Ministry of Interior's General Directorate of Traffic, urged all those wishing to go camping this year to follow the health, environment and traffic rules and to respect security and safety procedures.

‘Students for Road Safety’ programme creates awareness, spreads message

‘Students for Road Safety’ programme creates awareness, spreads message

The General Directorate of Traffic and Oryx GTL are continuing with their commitment to students in the area of road safety.

Traffic dept: no dearth of parking lots in most areas

Traffic dept: no dearth of parking lots in most areas

There should be no excuse for parking a vehicle in an undesignated area as the country now has a number of underground and multi-storey parking facilities, a senior official of the General Directorate of Traffic has said.

New radar device launched to catch speeding motorists

New radar device launched to catch speeding motorists

The General Directorate of Traffic has launched patrol vehicles equipped with a modern radar device to monitor traffic rule violations.

Road safety initiative brings together traffic stakeholders

Road safety initiative brings together traffic stakeholders

The 34th Traffic Week, which was held at Darb Al Saai recently, brought together some of Qatar’s largest driving schools and other organisations partnering with the General Directorate of Traffic.

Smart device for vehicle impounding

Smart device for vehicle impounding

A new smart device will be used to impound vehicles, involved in certain traffic offences, at the homes of their owners, revealed Brigadier Mohamed Saad al-Kharji, director general of the General Directorate of Traffic.

Road deaths, injuries fall in Qatar

Road deaths, injuries fall in Qatar

Road deaths and injuries in Qatar declined in 2017 compared to 2016, the General Directorate of Traffic announced.