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VW’s diesels among cleanest and 70% of cars don’t meet 2017 benchmark

Just 30 per cent of all new diesel models on sale that it tested would produce nitrogen oxide (NOx) levels low enough to pass emissions laws for type approval of brand-new cars from next year.

Source: VW’s diesels among cleanest and 70% of cars don’t meet 2017 benchmark

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