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Another Kuwait Crown
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No: 23972   Contributor: Ronald Henderson   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: Crown   Country: Kuwait
Another Kuwait Crown

This one was in the workshops in Kuwait City being refurbished before export to Africa.
Picture added on 04 July 2010 at 07:13
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Kuwait has moved over to a fleet of mainly European fire trucks now, including MAN, Mercedes, Iveco and Scania, but still operates a lot of American light SUV utilities and crew cab pickup truck based Dodge and GMC rescue units - with one of these at virtually every one of their 28 municipal fire stations - to respond rapidly to road traffic accidents.

These are unfortunately all too frequent and often very serious, as the ring road speed limits are routinely ignored and many younger drivers have fast cars but little in the way of driving skills...

As temperatures are often over 100 fahrenheit and reach more than 120 in the summer, I imagine the members are quite pleased to have seen the last of these older open cab trucks!

Added by Rob Johnson on 19 December 2017.
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