Drivers in Bahrain Beware!

Published January 27th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

If you plan to drive in Bahrain, observe all traffic laws and don’t speed.  


Bahraini officials intend to install cameras at traffic lights on 5 main street that will record drivers breaking speeding limits, al-Ayam daily reports. 


In a special seminar on traffic lights in Bahrain, it was reported that there were a total of four traffic lights in 1975. In 1999 there were 151. The number of vehicles rose from 30,000 to 200,000. The most dangerous junction in Bahrain is al-Badee' - King Faisal where there were 40 accidents during 1997-99.  

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