Traffic & Environment [Archives:1998/12/Local News]

March 23 1998

The first national symposium on traffic and the environment started yesterday, March 22 in Sanaa. Organized by the Environment Protection Council, the symposium is set to go until March 25.
Participants in this symposium are to discuss the negative effects of uncontrolled traffic on the environment, health, and the economy. Other topics to be discussed include traffic congestions and accidents.
The symposium aims to come up with a planning strategy to make some changes in the performance of the traffic police.
In general, car owners in Yemen do not observe the safety and road worthiness measures recognized worldwide.