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Man runs red light, found in contempt of range of laws – Cyprus Mail

A 37-year-old man was caught driving drunk, while his car had no licence plates, no road tax, no insurance and no MOT certificate in Limassol early on Saturday, and police found a hunting shotgun with 24 shells in the vehicle. According to a police report, shortly before 2am on Saturday, Limassol CID men patrolling the […]

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Motorcyclist, 20, killed in road accident – Cyprus Mail

A 20-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a road accident on Saturday evening in Nicosia, police said on Sunday. Formerly from Astromeritis, the man was killed on the main Nicosia-Troodos road when his motorbike was hit by a car driven by a 57-year-old. The young man was taken to Nicosia hospital by ambulance where his death […]

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Harsh penalties for driving offences not enough on their own – study – Cyprus Mail

A study by the University of Cyprus law department into how to reduce road accidents concludes that extrajudicial penalties should be harsher but said this on its own was not enough of a deterrent because offending drivers also need to know they will be caught and punished. Suggestions in the study include harsher fines staggered […]

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Drink driving campaign to begin on Monday, increased checks – Cyprus Mail

Police announced a campaign beginning on Monday until October 30 where they will clamp down on drink driving, and the sale and consumption of alcohol to minors. During the week there will be increased patrols and checks both on the roads at at sale points for alcohol, they said. Driving under the influence has been […]

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