17 Accidents Reported, Two Kills & 20 Injured on New Year’s Eve 2019

Despite all the security measures taken by the security forces, Lebanese Army, Civil Defense and other units, two people were killed in an accident last night and several others injured. Celebratory gunfire also caused five people to get injured. We can still call it a rather peaceful New Year's Eve given how tense things are in the country right now. Many thanks to all the officers and volunteers who were on duty on that night…

Free Taxis on New Year’s Eve [2018]

Just like every year, there's a free taxi initiative taking place today for all those celebrating NYE outside their homes and planning to drive back home. The campaign was launched by an initiative was launched by the Union of Owners of Private Taxis in Lebanon, mainly for Charlie Taxi based on what I understood from the article, and will cover all of Beirut & Mount Lebanon. Weirdly enough though, I didn't see any ads for…
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First Indoor Karting Circuit Opens in #Lebanon

3 weeks ago
CityKart is Lebanon’s official indoor karting and will be open as of today! The indoor Karting circuit is an impressive 300m within a 3,500SQM indoor area and is located next to BHV Dora. Unlike normal ...
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FIA President Jean Todt in #Beirut

1 month ago
FIA President Todt was visiting Beirut for the second time in two years. He met with President Aoun and Prime Minister Hariri and they discussed on ways to advance road safety, sustainable mobility and motorsport ...
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Digital Speed Signs Installed Across #Lebanon

1 month ago
Lebanon’s Traffic Management center posted this morning a picture showing a digital speed meter installed on a road in Lebanon and informed motorists that several were installed across the country to promote road safety and ...
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The Cost of Yesterday’s Traffic is $30 Million

1 month ago
Traffic congestion isn’t just a nuisance for drivers but it has a high toll on the economy. According to World Bank studies, 3 hours in traffic cost up to $30 Million, and we’re between 2.5 ...
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FREM Industry Registers First Lebanese SUV Vehicle

2 months ago
What was a practically doomed project three years ago due to lack of funding has turned into a major achievement and a historical moment for all Lebanese. David Frem‘s Immortal project has finally seen the ...
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Jounieh Road Expansion: Will it Actually Work?

2 months ago
We’ve been hearing about the Jounieh highway expansion plans ever since the project got approved by the Lebanese Cabinet in 2016, yet I still find it hard to believe this project will ever be implemented ...
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Red Bull CPD Regional Finals Coming back to #Beirut on September 23!

4 months ago
After seven years, Red Bull Car Park Drift regional finals are coming back to Beirut and will take place on Sunday the 23rd of September, starting 12:00, in the Parking lot adjacent to Beirut’s Martyrs’ ...
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Car Accident Statistics in August: 473 Accidents, 40 Kills & 600+ Injured

4 months ago
A friend of mine compiled the TMC stats for car accidents during the month of August and shared them in a graph. The numbers are alarming to say the least and nothing much (as usual) ...
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