Motorist sentenced to four months in prison for traffic violations   | Cyprus Mail

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

Around 1,300 drivers fined in 48 hours | 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

Road safety lecture delivered to third country nationals

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In total 85 third-country nationals and their employers participated a police road safety event to prevent serious traffic collisions in Sotira municipality, police announced on Thursday.

The road safety lecture was held by the head of the road safety department of the Famagusta police on Wednesday, focusing on third-country nationals, police said.

It was part of efforts to prevent and reduce fatal and serious road traffic collisions and to raise awareness among drivers about vulnerable users of the road network.

Police said the lecture, which was conducted with the help of an interpreter, was attended by around 85 foreign workers from Egypt and Nepal, and several of their employers.

Participants were given a safety vest as well as other informative material.