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Drivers who us mobile phones while driving on the rise while arrests are lower | Daily Mail Online

The number of convictions for people using their phones is down from 32,500 in 2010 to just 16,000 in 2014, with 23 per cent fewer traffic cops on the streets, the Daily Mail can reveal.

Source: Drivers who us mobile phones while driving on the rise while arrests are lower | Daily Mail Online

Boy injured by 70-year-old woman driver four times over the alcohol limit – Cyprus Mail

A 70-year-old woman driver, who hit a motorcycle resulting in the injury of an eleven-year-old pillion passenger, was more than four times over the legal alcohol limit, police said on Thursday. The boy, who was travelling up Athalassa Avenue in Nicosia on the back of his dad’s bike at around 5pm on Wednesday, was taken […]

Source: Boy injured by 70-year-old woman driver four times over the alcohol limit – Cyprus Mail

Police nab over 500 speeders during weekend checks – Cyprus Mail

Police said on Sunday they had booked over 500 drivers islandwide for speeding and over 400 for other traffic violations between Friday night and Saturday night. Out of 561 breathalyser tests, they booked 67 motorists for being over the limit. Over 360 checks at nightclubs they booked 121 establishments for various offences plus 12 for […]

Source: Police nab over 500 speeders during weekend checks – Cyprus Mail

Sixteen-year-old dies in car crash – Cyprus Mail

A 16-year-old, Dimitris Stylianou, lost his life on Thursday evening when the car he was traveling in, driven by his seventeen-year old cousin with no licence, slid off the road and smashed into an electricity pole. Police said the incident happened at around 8.20pm at Kantaras Street, in the livestock farming area of Pano Pοlemidia, […]

Source: Sixteen-year-old dies in car crash – Cyprus Mail

900 charged in six days for mobile use while driving – Cyprus Mail

Just over nine hundred motorists were reported over a six-day period for driving while using their phones, police announced Tuesday. Police say that as part of their continuous efforts to prevent and reduce traffic accidents and consolidate road safety awareness, they held a nationwide crackdown on hands free (mobile phone use) while driving between the […]

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