Qatar police officers to ticket bad drivers via remote surveillance

Acknowledging that Qatar’s roads don’t appear to be getting any safer, the Ministry of Interior has announced a new surveillance program that enables officers to remotely ticket motorists who talk on their phones while driving, don’t buckle up and illegally overtake other vehicles.

The move comes after 31 people died on the country’s roads in January – the highest level in at least 13 months.

Under project “Talaa,” some 124 trained officers will work shifts monitoring video feedback from cameras installed on roads and highways across the country.
 
 
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Source News: Doha News
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