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Improvements planned for Paphos to Polis road – Cyprus Mail

  THE government is considering improvements to the current Paphos to Polis road now that the construction of a new four-lane highway has stalled due to a lack of funds. Original plans for the four-lane highway date back to 2000 and had long been a demand of locals because of heavy traffic, dangerous bends and […]

Source: Improvements planned for Paphos to Polis road – 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 […]

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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

Traffic the leading cause of noise pollution in Cyprus – Cyprus Mail

An estimated 100 million Europeans are affected by harmful levels of noise pollution with traffic by far the major cause, according to a new assessment published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) on Monday. Cyprus is no exception. More than 400,000 people in Limassol and Nicosia, which were investigated for the research, are regularly exposed […]

Source: Traffic the leading cause of noise pollution in Cyprus – Cyprus Mail

Cars stolen in Spain found in Cyprus – Cyprus Mail

Police in Limassol seized four luxury vehicles that were reported stolen in Spain, it was announced on Thursday. The cars were among 16 reported stolen to Spanish authorities between January 24 and February 17, and shipped to Cyprus through Portugal. Twelve cars had been already re-exported to Asia before they received a Europol alert, police […]

Source: Cars stolen in Spain found in Cyprus – Cyprus Mail