Beirut’s Traffic Lights Stopped Working, Accidents Up by 120% in June (vs. April)

Traffic lights have stopped working in Beirut as there's no money to renew for the company in charge of up-keeping them. As a result, we're witnessing a spike in car accidents, as "figures shared by the Internal Security Forces with Lebanon’s traffic management centre show there were 33 fatalities caused by car accidents in the country in June, marking a 120 per cent increase compared to April, when traffic lights in Beirut still worked". I'd…

Meet The Ghiath Beast Patrol By W Motors

The most recent addition to Dubai's police force is a mega-4x4 beast called the Ghiath, courtesy of the Dubai-based Lebanese supercar maker W Motors. Dubbed as one of the most advanced police vehicles in the world, the Ghiath Beast Patrol SUV is equipped with artificial intelligence systems featuring facial recognition technology, and it even has a touchscreen dashboard, suicide doors, emergency lights in the grille, roof and tailgate, as well as an automatic number-plate recognition…
Automotive

Mar Mikhael’s Old Railway Bridge Was Damaged Since 2016

10 months ago
The Mar Mikhail railway bridge collapsed after a fully loaded trailer crashed into it. This was not the first accident of its kind despite a sign on the bridge clearing stating the allowed height for ...
Automotive

Greater Beirut Public Transport Project

11 months ago
Over the past few years, congestion in and out of Beirut has been a major issue. Over 600,000 vehicles access Beirut from the North, South and East regions. Some solutions have included public transport but ...
Automotive

Interior Minister Raya El Hassan to Make “Special” Car Plates Public for sale

11 months ago
In a tweet unleashed today on her official account, Minister of Interior and Municipalities Raya El Hassan, who has been making positive headlines ever since she took the position, by removing blocs from the front ...
Automotive

WeGo set to Modernize Public Transportation in #Lebanon, starting in Byblos

1 year ago
A breath of fresh air is reaching Byblos and Lebanon. WeGo, an enterprise founded by Connex, has started working on a regional – and later on hopefully a national – public transport service that is ...
Automotive

Everything That’s Wrong About Driving in Lebanon in One Video

1 year ago
Going the wrong way, even on a highway, crossing a red light, cutting off other cars, speeding, tailgating, dangerous driving, speeding maneuvers, highway drop off and every possible traffic violation you could think of in ...
Automotive

Michael Schumacher Documentary Set To Be Released By End of 2019

1 year ago
Those who follow the blog probably know how big of an F1 fan I am. I haven’t missed a Grand Prix for the past 10 years or more and was fortunate enough to watch Michael ...
Automotive

Well-Needed Traffic lights Finally Installed on Sami El Solh Highway

1 year ago
I noticed a few days ago that traffic lights were finally installed on the Sami el Solh highway, at the chaotic meeting point linking Furn el Chebbak, Badaro, Adlieh and Tayyouneh. The lights are not ...
Automotive

WeGo-Together: Public Transportation Network Expected in Jbeil BY End of 2019

1 year ago
Public Works and Transportation Minister Youssef Fenianos and Jbeil MP Ziad Hawat launched last week a public transportation initiative in the district of Jbeil: WeGo. Created by Connex, a private transportation company operating in Beirut, ...
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