CYPRUS had the highest increase in road deaths among all EU countries between 2014 and 2015, a 27 per cent rise, according to a report published by the European Commission. A total of 66 people died on Cyprus roads last year compared with 52 in 2014 and 73 in 2010. Finland was second with a […]
One man has died and another left fighting for his life after their motorcycle and car collided.
Source: Motorbike-car collision leaves one dead, one critical
A 22-year-old man died early on Friday in a car crash in the Nicosia district village of Ayia Varvara, police said. Christos Peppos, from Pera Horio, died after his car veered off course and crashed into an electricity pole before coming to a halt on a concrete pillar. The 22-year-old was rushed to hospital where […]
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 […]
Police in Limassol have launched an investigation against a 77-year-old man who allegedly pretended to be dead in order to avoid taking an exam for his professional driving license.
Source: Driver faked death to avoid exam – InCyprus
The Road Transport Department (RTD) in Paphos has come under fire again after allegations that they got revenge on a driving instructor who had previously reported them for being part of an alleged corruption ring.
Source: Road transport officials accused of ‘taking revenge’
The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is looking to implement some sweeping changes across Cyprus including obligatory re-training for repeat offenders.
Source: New road safety changes in the pipeline