Call 1735 to Report Valet Parking Companies Charging Over LL5000

A month ago, the Ministry of Interior & Tourism agreed in a joint statement to fix the valet service price at 5000 Lebanese Liras but the decision was apparently not yet enforced. According to the Tourism Minister, we can start reporting valet companies breaking the law starting tomorrow and the tourist police will show up and fine the valet companies. More importantly, if the same company breaks the law twice, their license will be suspended.…

ISF Launches New Campaign To Crackdown on Texting & Driving Offenders

Policemen in civilian clothes is apparently part of the latest ISF campaign to enforce traffic law and fine texting & driving offenders. I watched the below report twice and looked up on the ISF Facebook page and I still have no idea how they're going to spot offenders and I'm not very comfortable with it to be honest. Last time I was fined for using my phone, I wasn't yet the officer insisted I was…
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Nightmarish Traffic on Dahr al Baydar Road

2 weeks ago
If there’s one thing that keeps me from heading to the Beqaa or visiting friends in Zahle, it’s the Dahr el Baydar – Bhamdoun traffic on the way back. Last weekend, people got stuck for ...
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Abdo Feghali – Rodrigue el Rahi Brawl at The 2017 Rally du Liban

3 weeks ago
Lebanese Champion Abdo Feghali got into a brawl with another rally driver Rodrigue el Rahi after el Rahi wouldn’t let him pass in the last few kilometers of one of the rally’s stages. What happened ...
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Lebanese Alex Dermirdjian Clinches Third Spot in Belgium’s 24-hour race

1 month ago
After scoring a well deserved victory at Monza back in April, Alex Dermirdjian achieved a major milestone by clinching a third place in one of the world’s toughest races, Belgium’s 24-hour race on the Spa-Francorchamps ...
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Check out the New Lebanese Driving License

1 month ago
I wrote about the new biometric driving licenses a year ago but yesterday was the first time I see one of them, probably because the existing ones need 30 years to expire. Anyway, the new ...
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Careem Now Available in Jounieh

1 month ago
Careem launched in Beirut two or three years ago if I’m not mistaken but they only recently started to market themselves properly. As of last week, Careem has announced that it’s launching in Jounieh. Being ...
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“Take a Nap” Traffic Sign Spotted in Jieh

2 months ago
If you see a “Take a Nap” sign while driving in traffic, it means there’s a nearby Medco station with an allocated parking space where drivers can freely pull over to take a short nap. ...
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The Story Behind Lebanon’s Harley Davidson Club: When Fighters Became Bikers

3 months ago
I just finished watching Al Jazeera’s 47-minute long report on Lebanon’s Harley-Davidson Club, and how it was founded by four bikers who all used to fight on different sides in the Lebanese civil war. George ...
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Meet Loop Scooters: The First Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Lebanon & The Middle East

3 months ago
Loop Scooters is a fully integrated and eco-friendly electric scooter sharing service in Beirut that gives you access to a fleet of electric scooters whenever you need to commute. The service was first launched on ...
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