Patrol Cars Seen Moving Zigzag Is Part Of Security Procedures
Patrol cars seen moving in zigzag on roads is part of security procedures to allow patrolmen to reach the scene of broken-down vehicles in time in order to deal with incidents and prevent tragedy, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting General Department for Public Relations and Information Security at the Ministry of Interior.
In response to a recent video circulated on social media showing a patrol car moving in zigzag on an expressway, Public Relations and Information Security Department of the Interior Ministry affirmed that the action is meant for drawing the attention of road users during emergency situation and to make way for official convoys.
The department disclosed activating Articles 2/41- 4/41 of Traffic Law concerning the reconciliation order for minor accidents wherein the culprit pays KD 20 delivery fee to the insurance company for the victim to receive compensation without necessarily referring the issue to court, and if the two parties are unable to reach a compromise and decide to wait for the police, they must remove their vehicles to the right shoulder of the road or the nearest safest spot to avoid obstructing flow of traffic. Otherwise, violations will be issued against the two parties for disrupting the traffic.