Speed cameras reduce accidents by up to 30 per cent, but it has been a struggle to get them on the roads By Angelos Anastasiou Nine years after a short-lived test-run of speed cameras in Cyprus, which proved operationally fraught but highly successful in curbing speeding and other traffic offences, political pressure from the government […]
By Sergeant Areti Amaxari Driver distraction is “the diversion of drivers’ attention away from activities that are considered critical for safe driving, towards another activity”. Road safety authorities around the world rank driver distraction as a significant cause of road trauma alongside speeding, drink-driving and fatigue, while it is considered to be one of the […]
Three people a day are injured or killed in road accidents in Cyprus, safety experts said on Tuesday as Transport Minister Marios Demetriades stressed how important it was to have speed cameras up and running in 2017. Speaking at a news conference organised by police and NGO Reaction to mark mobility week and Wednesday’s European […]
By Stelios Orphanides Almost six months after the parliament passed a law allowing vehicles to operate on liquid petroleum gas, it is still impossible to buy this type of otherwise cheaper and environmentally friendlierRead More
The number of convictions for people using their phones is down from 32,500 in 2010 to just 16,000 in 2014, with 23 per cent fewer traffic cops on the streets, the Daily Mail can reveal.
Transport minister Marios Demetriades said on Monday that speed cameras should be installed as soon as possible. Speaking after a meeting with the Road Safety Council (RSC) he said that after he has consulted with the finance ministry, a meeting will take place to find a practical way to install the system, which will significantly […]