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Doing THIS while driving makes you 100 times more likely to have a fatal car accident | Express.co.uk

A NEW study has sensationally claimed that motorists’ concentration is so impaired while using a mobile phone behind the wheel – it creates 105 opportunities for a road user to inadvertently kill themselves.

Source: Doing THIS while driving makes you 100 times more likely to have a fatal car accident | Cars | Life & Style | Express.co.uk

Over 1,000 cars stolen since 2014, half recovered – Cyprus Mail

During the past three and a half years, 1,117 vehicles were reported stolen in Cyprus of which 594 were located by police, according to stats obtained by the Cyprus Mail. The largest number of stolen vehicles was reported in Limassol, followed by Nicosia, Larnaca and Paphos, respectively. During the period, there had been a steady […]

Source: Over 1,000 cars stolen since 2014, half recovered – Cyprus Mail

Red tape hampers introduction of LPG for cars – Cyprus Mail

MPs asked the interior ministry’s permanent secretary, Nicos Nikolaou, on Tuesday to act as an intermediary between state services to help speed up issuing final approval certificates to petrol stations so that the Customs Department can allow them to acquire liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Nikolaou, who attended the House energy committee, reassured MPs that his […]

Source: Red tape hampers introduction of LPG for cars – Cyprus Mail

Fantasy taxi driver a sign of a deeper malaise – Cyprus Mail

In a strange new twist, a man arrested last month for pretending to be a taxi driver has called the head of the road transport department posing as the chief of police in an attempt to get his licence back. The 38-year-old man was arrested in Limassol in April in connection with extortion and theft […]

Source: Fantasy taxi driver a sign of a deeper malaise – Cyprus Mail

Police disappointed after hundreds booked despite seat belt campaign – Cyprus Mail

Ninety-one people who died in traffic accidents in six years had not been wearing their seat belts, police said on Saturday, expressing disappointment over the results of a week-long campaign that saw over a thousand drivers and passengers booked for not wearing the safety device. According to a statement, police had carried out a campaign […]

Source: Police disappointed after hundreds booked despite seat belt campaign – Cyprus Mail

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Drastic overhaul of police uniforms from May 1 – Cyprus Mail

DRASTIC changes in uniforms in line with modern standards in other European Union countries are being introduced on May 1, police announced in a statement. The uniform changes are part of a broader programme implemented by the Cyprus police over the last two years, based on qualitative research and current bibliography in the field, the […]

Source: Drastic overhaul of police uniforms from May 1 – Cyprus Mail

Drivers set to be screened for drugs after the summer – Cyprus Mail

Screening of drivers for being under the influence of drugs will start after the summer as the long-delayed equipment needed is on its way, the state lab confirmed on Tuesday. The bulk of the items have now been ordered after court proceedings delayed their purchase since carrying out the test was passed in February last […]

Source: Drivers set to be screened for drugs after the summer – Cyprus Mail