Three police officers had to receive medical treatment after a 30-year-old woman in Larnaca attacked them when asked to take an alcohol test, police said on Tuesday. She was stopped at around 9:30pm on Monday night when officers saw a vehicle driving towards Makarios Avenue in Kiti without any headlights. Police asked her to undergo […]
The Road Transport Department has announced that motorists will be able to buy different registration plates for their vehicles provided that they are from the remaining numbers in the series.
Source: Motorists handed license plate purchase option
Cyprus traffic police have received 10 patrol cars equipped with a mobile automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system, which can instantly identify traffic offenders, it announced on Monday. In a statement, police said the system can spot drivers without insurance, a valid drivers’ licence, and cars without road-tax licence or an MOT inspection certificate. It […]
A 17-year-old boy from Paralimni who has been in critical condition in the intensive care unit of the Nicosia General Hospital since his motorcycle was hit by a car on Friday night, has died, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Sunday. The teen died around noon. The accident occurred at around 8.30pm in Paralimni on […]
THE Cyprus Cycling Federation wants to postpone the vote of a bill regulating transport with bicycles slated to be sent to the plenum next week, as this needs amendments, the group’s deputy chair George Apostolou said on Friday. He explained that although the cycling community supports the spirit of the new bill, there are serious […]
Cypriots doing stupid things while driving is not earth shattering news. It is a daily reality which has taken on endemic proportions.
Source: Charlie’s Soap Box: Don’t call me, I’m driving
While Cyprus has managed to decrease the number of road deaths by 5% since 2010, it currently trails many other EU states in effectively tackling traffic fatalities.
Source: Cyprus lags in road safety – InCyprus
Every time I pick up a Turkish Cypriot newspaper, I can’t help but stare at the pictures of the traffic accidents which blight our roads every day. Cars smashed to resemble accordions, headlines screaming of injuries and fatalities, pictures of families in tears at the loss of loved ones…
Source: It wasn’t my fault, officer, it was my selfie! – InCyprus