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Running a red light on the rise – Cyprus Mail

CYPRIOT drivers are incorrigible when it comes to the traffic code. According to statement released by police on Thursday, during a nationwide control campaign from March 27 to April 2, a total of 606 drivers were booked for running a red light. “Running a red light is not merely a traffic violation. It can be […]

Source: Running a red light on the rise – Cyprus Mail

Woman arrested after driving five times over the limit – Cyprus Mail

A 33-year-old woman was arrested early Saturday after causing a road accident while drunk, almost five times over the limit. The accident occurred at around 3.20am on the Nicosia-Limassol motorway near Ayios Tychonas, when the car driven by the 33-year-old veered off course and crashed into a metal sign post. The woman was trapped in […]

Source: Woman arrested after driving five times over the limit – Cyprus Mail

Week-long clampdown on drunk driving from Monday – Cyprus Mail

Police will on Monday begin a week-long campaign to clampdown on drink driving, they said on Sunday. In a brief announcement they said driving under the influence of alcohol remained one of the main causes of fatal road collisions. Also as of Monday, the police traffic department will roll out its new automatic number plate […]

Source: Week-long clampdown on drunk driving from Monday – Cyprus Mail

Man killed in motorbike accident (updated) – Cyprus Mail

A 29-year-old Nicosia man was killed on Monday after he apparently lost control of his dirt bike. The accident happened at around 12pm on a road near the GSP stadium — Anexartisias Street — in the outskirts of Nicosia. Police were still investigating the circumstances of the crash but it appeared that Michalis Iacovides 29-year-old […]

Source: Man killed in motorbike accident (updated) – Cyprus Mail

More than 14,000 booked for traffic offences in March – Cyprus Mail

Between March 1 and 26 police booked 369 people for drunk driving out of 4,464 drivers who were checked, while almost 7,000 were caught speeding, and 6,675 for other traffic offences, they said on Sunday. They also conducted 2,348 inspections in nightclubs, and booked 372 for offences related to the law on recreation centres, which […]

Source: More than 14,000 booked for traffic offences in March – Cyprus Mail

Paphos bikers publish handbook for safe motorcycle riding – Cyprus Mail

  TWO experienced Paphos bikers have published a definitive handbook for the advanced rider trainer with the aim of saving lives and are now setting off on a two-week European road trip to help promote the book this month. Retirees, Steve Tucker, 61, and David Rainford, 63, of ‘RoSPA (royal society for prevention of accidents) […]

Source: Paphos bikers publish handbook for safe motorcycle riding – Cyprus Mail

Nicosia rolls out new fine-paying app – Cyprus Mail

A new app, aiming to make the payment of fines easier and quicker, was rolled out by the Nicosia municipality on Monday. In a statement, the municipality said that, with an QR-code scanning app, users of smart phones and tablets can be automatically transferred to the municipality’s fine-payment website. From there, all the user would […]

Source: Nicosia rolls out new fine-paying app – Cyprus Mail