Chaz Davies is a world champion motorcycle racer. But, amazingly, he only passed his road test this summer. Along with Alan Davies, comedian and bike racing nut, he’s going back to school to do a further training course. In this episode they meet up with fellow bikers in the Cotswold’s and get the first assessment of their road riding skills.
The hearing for DISY MP Andreas Themistocleous’ traffic violations was postponed on Monday until the end of the week by the Nicosia district court. After the Supreme Court lifted his parliamentary immunity in February, Themistocleous is now being prosecuted at the district court for speeding on several occasions. He faces a total of seven charges. […]
In the three years from 2013-2015, 90 people have died in traffic accidents in the north – an average of one fatality every 12 days.
Source: ‘Drug testing essential for road safety’ – InCyprus
To address the problem of driving under the influence of alcohol, the police announced a national campaign starting today.
This is the second campaign of this kind this year, which runs from April 4 until April 10, 2016.
During the campaign, will be held throughout the day, intensive alcohol tests to drivers in the entire road network of the Republic of Cyprus.
A man has died after apparently losing control of his motorcycle on the Kolossi to Akrotiri road.
Source: Motorcyclist killed on Kolossi-Akrotiri road – InCyprus
A drunk motorist, who reportedly taunted traffic police while riding an unregistered motorcycle without a helmet, has turned out to be a driving instructor.
Source: Drunk biker is a driving instructor – InCyprus
Comment: It is not unusual to see some driving instructors or student drivers under their instruction, contravening road traffic law. Often blatantly.
The actions of this driving instructor should not be a total surprise.
The Justice Ministry has announced new, more aggressive action in an effort to cut down on traffic accidents and violations.
Source: ‘Aggressive’ action to combat road fatalities
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
Source: Illegal hand-held phone use ‘doubles accident risk’
BASIC navigation skills are under threat because of our increasing dependence on satnav technology, a leading expert has claimed. Satellite communication consultant Roger McKinlay, former president of the Royal Institute of Navigation, believes the world is losing its way due to over-reliance on navigation
Source: Sat-nav dependence is eroding our sense of direction, says expert
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, […]