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Illegal hand-held phone use ‘doubles accident risk’

NEW DATA analysing over 4,000 drivers use of mobile phones at the wheel suggests the risk of an accident almost doubles. WUNELLI, a provider of vehicle telematics for insurance companies, and insurance broker Drivology, gathered data over a period of 18 months on drivers including data on journeys made

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Two brothers arrested in Dromolaxia after eluding police – Cyprus Mail

Two brothers from Dromolaxia in the Larnaca district were arrested on Sunday in connection with combined charges of negligent driving abandoning the scene of an accident, driving under the influence of alcohol, public insults, threats, assaulting police and plus escaping arrest, the Cyprus News Agency reported. According to the report, on Saturday night around 8pm, […]

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New strict, objective criteria to change police hiring procedures

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved new criteria for hiring police officers, with the new system expected to begin sometime after May’s legislative elections and the regulations approved by parliament on Thursday. Speaking after a cabinet session, Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou said that the new criteria introduce objectivity and meritocracy as the key screening element and […]

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