Harsh penalties for driving offences not enough on their own – study – Cyprus Mail

A study by the University of Cyprus law department into how to reduce road accidents concludes that extrajudicial penalties should be harsher but said this on its own was not enough of a deterrent because offending drivers also need to know they will be caught and punished. Suggestions in the study include harsher fines staggered […]

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Drink driving campaign to begin on Monday, increased checks – Cyprus Mail

Police announced a campaign beginning on Monday until October 30 where they will clamp down on drink driving, and the sale and consumption of alcohol to minors. During the week there will be increased patrols and checks both on the roads at at sale points for alcohol, they said. Driving under the influence has been […]

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Man injured in motorbike crash – Cyprus Mail

A 26-year-old man from Aradippou was hospitalised on Friday night, after a motorbike crash. According to a police report, shortly before 10 pm Friday, the man had been riding his motorcycle on the Archbishop Makarios avenue in Kiti, Larnaca, heading towards Meneou, repeatedly overtaking cars. One of the cars he tried to overtake made a […]

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Traffic-hit public reminded of ‘enormous benefits’ from Cyprus Rally – Cyprus Mail

The inconvenience to the public should be weighed up against the benefits for Nicosia and Cyprus in general from the staging of the Cyprus Rally, the organising committee of the even said on Thursday. “The inconvenience to the public should be contrasted with the enormous benefits for Nicosia and Cyprus in general from the organisation […]

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Over 7,000 speeders caught in September – Cyprus Mail

During the month of September, police filed 7,262 speeding offences, 600 drink-driving offences and 8,745 various other traffic offences, they said on Sunday. They also checked 3,190 nightclubs, 892 of which were booked for violations, including the law on smoking indoors. Over 260 security guards were checked for licences. Print Friendly

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Annual traffic chaos in Nicosia ahead of Cyprus Rally – Cyprus Mail

  Streets in the capital were jam packed with cars Wednesday afternoon as main roads were closed between 3.30pm and 7:00pm for a trial run for a special stage of the Cyprus Rally which starts on Friday. “Oh my god!” said a frustrated Lara Jones, speaking to the Cyprus Mail. “How do they manage this […]

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