Limassol district court on Wednesday sentenced a 26-year-old to four months in prison for a series of traffic violations committed on January 29.
He was found guilty of driving a motor vehicle without an insurance and licence, with an expired MOT and driving while having his driving licence suspended by a court. There were six charges in all.
He was handed concurrent sentences with the longest being that of four months in prison.
Source: Motorist sentenced to four months in prison for traffic violations | Cyprus Mail
Police booked around 1,300 drivers for various traffic offences between March 4 and 5, they said on Sunday.
During the checks, 672 drivers were fined for speeding and 15 for driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, 75 for not using a seat belt, 84 for using a mobile phone while driving and 206 for signal violations.
The remainder of the fines related to other driving offences.
Police said on Friday they would be stepping up patrols over the long weekend.
Source: Around 1,300 drivers fined in 48 hours | Cyprus Mail