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Underage driver caught after car chase – Cyprus Mail

Paphos police on Sunday stopped a 13-year-old boy driving a car with a 15-year-old as passenger. The underage driver was signalled to stop during a routine traffic check at 1 am, but ignored police’s orders. The  teenager sped off and a police car went in pursuit, eventually stopping him. He ran through several red lights […]

Source: Underage driver caught after car chase – Cyprus Mail

Police urge motorists to look out for elderly pedestrians after two accidents – Cyprus Mail

After two accidents involving elderly pedestrians on Tuesday Limassol police chief Ioannis Soteriades cautioned drivers to be careful, especially in the Easter period, when the elderly are likely to visit churches on foot. Particular attentiveness is needed at night, as they usually wear dark clothes, walk slowly and have reduced reflexes, he said. A 77-year-old […]

Source: Police urge motorists to look out for elderly pedestrians after two accidents – Cyprus Mail

Our View: Speeding fine waivers penalise those who stick to the rules – Cyprus Mail

On the surface, Attorney-General Costas Clerides’ explanation about the waiving of some 3,000 speeding fines seemed logical. He issued his explanation on Thursday, after former Limassol MP Andreas Themistocelous posted on his Facebook page documents showing Clerides had signed the termination of proceedings against the wife of a prominent Nicosia lawyer repeatedly photographed by traffic […]

Source: Our View: Speeding fine waivers penalise those who stick to the rules – Cyprus Mail

Former MP accuses AG of waiving traffic fines for his friends – Cyprus Mail

By George Psyllides Former Disy MP Andreas Themistocleous, who had his driver’s licence revoked last year over traffic violations, accused Attorney-general Costas Clerides on Thursday of showing preferential treatment to a prominent lawyer and his wife by terminating legal proceedings against them for speeding. Themistocleous posted 19 or so documents on his Facebook page that […]

Source: Former MP accuses AG of waiving traffic fines for his friends – Cyprus Mail

Pardon for killer driver who escaped justice for 10 years – Cyprus Mail

Hit-and-run convict Efi Herodotou walked out of prison a free woman on Wednesday after receiving a presidential pardon, five months before her sentence was due to end. Thirty-year-old Herodotou was sentenced to two years in jail last August for a crime she had committed 10 years previously when she ran a red light in 2007, […]

Source: Pardon for killer driver who escaped justice for 10 years – Cyprus Mail

Former deputy attorney-general loses speeding fine appeal – Cyprus Mail

Loucis Loucaides, a former judge of the European Court of Human Rights and a former deputy attorney-general, has lost an appeal he filed with the supreme court by which he was contesting a speeding fine. Loucaides was caught speeding on November 22, 2016 on Grivas Digenis Avenue in Nicosia. He clocked 83km/h, when the speed […]

Source: Former deputy attorney-general loses speeding fine appeal – Cyprus Mail