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British pensioner in hospital after being knocked down as he crossed road – Cyprus Mail

An 83-year-old British permanent resident of Ayia Anna, Larnaca, was admitted to Larnaca General hospital in serious condition on Friday night after being hit by a car driven by a 26-year-old woman while he was crossing the street. According to a police report, shortly before 8pm on Friday the 26-year-old from Nicosia hit and injured […]

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Changes to driving regulations for learners’ and elderly – Cyprus Mail

A consultation period is underway on a bill amending regulations for driving licences for young drivers as well as the elderly. The draft bill provides for granting a learner’s licence at 17, minimum hours of compulsory training for candidate drivers by instructors, as well as annual medical tests for drivers over 75, in order to […]

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Two women killed in separate road incidents (updated) – Cyprus Mail

A woman died on Friday after slamming into an electricity pole with her car, which caught fire, police said. The accident happened on the road the Fasoula to Limassol road at around 10am. Reports said a passerby tried to help the woman who was trying to rescue her dog, which was also in the vehicle. […]

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Speeding MP pleads not guilty – Cyprus Mail

Ruling DISY MP Andreas Themistocleous pleaded not guilty on Friday to six charges relating to traffic violations, as prosecutors requested a speedy trial. Themistocleous’ parliamentary immunity had been lifted so that he could face charges in connection with driving over the speed limit on April 4, 2015 at a speed of 172 km/h– 72km over […]

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Latsia police checks detect 99 offences

ford cypolice 721024Between 1pm – 11 pm yesterday, Police from Latsia  conducted a  widespread operation in Latsia area.

During that time hundreds of motor vehicles were checked and police detected 99 offences for the following road traffic offences:

  • 70 for speeding
  • 17 for violating a traffic signal
  • 6 for parking in handicapped spaces and
  • 6 for other traffic offences

Limassol campaign nets 157 offences

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The Traffic Department Special Motorcycle Unit  (E.O.MO.), yesterday conducted a campaign between the hours of 6am – 8pm on the Limassol highway and surrounding and secondary roads.

During the campaign, there were hundreds of motor vehicle and persons checked and detected the following 157 road traffic offenses:

  • 39 for not wearing seat-belt
  • 36 for speeding
  • 8 for cell phone use while driving
  • 8 for driving without registration, MOT, driving license and a safety certificate
  • 66 for various other traffic offenses

Man critical after traffic accident – Cyprus Mail

A 46-year-old man from Paphos is in critical condition after a traffic accident on Sunday afternoon. The man driving on Tassos Papadopoulos road in Paphos collided with a car coming from the opposite direction at a crossing with Dimokratias and Elefterios Venizelou avenue where he attempted to turn right. Subsequently he hit two other vehicles […]

Source: Man critical after traffic accident – Cyprus Mail