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Police stepping up measures during long weekend – Cyprus Mail

Police will be stepping up traffic measures over the long holiday weekend but it also warned the public to take precautions when leaving the house. The force said it will intensify patrols on highways and other main roads, especially those leading to the coast and mountain resorts. Officers will be paying special attention on speeding, […]

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Three slightly injured in highway crash – Cyprus Mail

Three motorists were slightly injured and hundreds delayed when a jack-knifed container truck blocked the Nicosia-Limassol highway for two hours near Yermasoyia from 4pm on Friday causing traffic mayhem for holidaymakers who had set out early for the Kataklysmos weekend to avoid delays. The highway was eventually clear for traffic at around 6pm.   Print […]

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Over 11,000 injured in road accidents in past 16 years – Cyprus Mail

Over 11,000 people have been seriously injured in traffic accidents in Cyprus in the last 16 years, according to an NGO. “In Cyprus in the past 16 years we’ve had 11,280 serious injuries,” Marios Stavrou, chairman of NGO Reaction, Youth for Prevention, told a news conference. “Based on this number, imagine how the lives of […]

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Car overturns and burst into flames, passengers escape – Cyprus Mail

The fire services said on Sunday they were called out in the early hours when a car overturned on the Larnaca to Ayia Napa road, skidded into a field and burst into flames. The two people in the car, men aged 22 and 24, managed to get out before the blaze took hold. The 24-year-old […]

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Over 600 booked for failing to use seatbelts – Cyprus Mail

In one week, police reported over 600 people for failure to use seatbelts while travelling in a car, it was announced on Friday. Police said they reported 622 people – 600 concerned failure to use front seatbelts, 21 the rear seats, and one for not using a baby seat. The campaign took place between May […]

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