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Between 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
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
An Ayia Napa man has been sentenced to ten days behind bars after being found guilty of abandoning the scene of the accident.
Source: Man jailed for Ayia Napa hit-and-run
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 […]
By Evie Andreou New car purchases in Cyprus lag behind much of the rest of Europe with almost half of all cars over 10 years old, a new report on car safety has shown. According to a survey by the European Transport Safety Council – PIN Flash Report 30 – while Cyprus ranks high in […]
A driver caught speeding at over 140km/h also appears to have been under the influence of alcohol and assaulted a police officer as he was being put under arrest.
Source: ‘Drunk’ driver caught speeding at 141km/h – InCyprus
OTHER cars, bollards, gates and walls aren’t safe around poor British parkers .
Can somebody please set up a bumper-car play zone in the Paphos area to satisfy the need that the district’s teenagers have for dicing with death – theirs or someone else’s?
Source: Kids taking the wheel is a disturbing new trend – InCyprus