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Awareness lecture on car tires in Diba

02/02/2017

Consumer Protection Diba recently organized an awareness lecture for its people on car tires, for them to gain general knowledge on the types and usage of tires, in addition to the proper ways to select suitable tires and the risks associated with using used tires,
 

 

The lecture was presented by Mr. Maaz Abdullah Al Saadi from market control section, and he started by classifying the tires and tire usage, then presented some used and new tires, and discussed ways for purchase, tire specifications, types of complaints from the consumers and proper ways to use the tires, in addition to identification of manufacturing defects, misuse and fixing, warrantees and the relations with the tire agents, and he concluded by the risks associated with used tires and its role in causing accidents, while referring to the PACP decision No: 257/2015 prohibiting trading in used tires and its great contribution in reducing traffic accidents.

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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