20,000 new cars a year to hit Bahrain's roads
Manama, June 1, 2014
Twenty thousand new cars a year are predicted to hit Bahrain's roads in the future, it was revealed.
However, a wide range of traffic services are going hi-tech as part of new efforts to streamline procedures and provide round-the-clock services, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
Car-owners can now pay their traffic fines, renew driving licences or car registration online.
People planning to learn driving can book an appointment to attend a driving lecture online or change the initial date within 48 hours.
The General Directorate of Traffic, in co-ordination with the e-Government Authority, is offering the services through the e-GA portal, the Bahrain Government Store (Bahrain.bh), smart phone applications (apps.bahrain.bh) and the toll free 80008001 (National Call Centre).
Traffic director general Shaikh Nasser bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa stressed the importance of the cyber strides which would ensure safe and standard services. - TradeArabia News Service