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Pensioner killed in road crash in Paphos (Updated) – Cyprus Mail

AN 81-year-old retired doctor died in a road traffic accident in Paphos on Thursday evening. According to the head Paphos traffic police, Zenon Psathities, the conditions surrounding the fatal accident which occurred at 7.15pm on the main road between Stroumbi and Kathikas, are being examined. According to police, a saloon car which was being driven […]

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Desperately needed speed cameras on the way – Cyprus Mail

Speed cameras reduce accidents by up to 30 per cent, but it has been a struggle to get them on the roads By Angelos Anastasiou Nine years after a short-lived test-run of speed cameras in Cyprus, which proved operationally fraught but highly successful in curbing speeding and other traffic offences, political pressure from the government […]

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Romanian tourist killed in beach buggy accident – Cyprus Mail

A 29-year-old Romanian woman tourist was killed in a traffic collision late on Tuesday evening in Protaras. The fatal accident occurred at around 11.15pm on the Protaras to Cape Greco road when a saloon car collided with a beach buggy. The saloon car driven by a 49-year-old Cyprus resident was travelling towards Ayia Napa when […]

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Distracted driving: you’ll never know what hit you – Cyprus Mail

By Sergeant Areti Amaxari Driver distraction is “the diversion of drivers’ attention away from activities that are considered critical for safe driving, towards another activity”. Road safety authorities around the world rank driver distraction as a significant cause of road trauma alongside speeding, drink-driving and fatigue, while it is considered to be one of the […]

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‘Speed cameras needed to make our roads safer’ – Cyprus Mail Cyprus Mail

Three people a day are injured or killed in road accidents in Cyprus, safety experts said on Tuesday as Transport Minister Marios Demetriades stressed how important it was to have speed cameras up and running in 2017. Speaking at a news conference organised by police and NGO Reaction to mark mobility week and Wednesday’s European […]

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Road checks lead traffic police to offenders – Cyprus Mail

A total of 299 offences were uncovered in the first eight months of this year when traffic police stopped cars, the force said on Tuesday outlining how the island’s roads are policed. “Road policing is a modern, international policing method, which effectively contributes to the prevention of road traffic collisions and more generally in the […]

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