A 40-year-old man received €1.1million in damages earlier this week after a road accident three years ago left him unable to work. his lawyer Marinos Shambartas told the Cyprus Mail on Wednesday the pay-out was one of the largest ever awarded in Cyprus. On January 6, 2014, the man, aged 37 at the time, was […]
Greece has the highest rate of deaths in the European Union due to single-vehicle collisions (SVC), or a road accident in which only one vehicle is involved. According to the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), SVCs are responsible for one third of road fatalities in the EU in the 2013-2015 period. In Greece, however, they were the cause of 42 percent of road deaths, ahead of Luxembourg and Cyprus with 41 percent, Belgium with 38 percent, Norway with 37 percent and France with 36 percent.
Police on Tuesday night caught an elderly man driving with an expired licence and another motorist driving without a licence. During routine traffic checks in various areas of Nicosia, police officers reported more than 240 drivers for a number of traffic offences, the majority for exceeding the speed limit. Others were booked for failing to […]
The justice ministry has a multidimensional strategy aimed at the prevention of traffic accidents, minister Ionas Nicolaou said on Saturday. Speaking at the launch of a campaign aimed at providing free training to new drivers of large motorbikes, Nicolaou said a study has also been commissioned on the implementation of a new communication strategy on […]
LEARNER drivers in the UK will have to master a host of new skills in order to successfully pass the DVLA test.
CYPRIOT drivers are incorrigible when it comes to the traffic code. According to statement released by police on Thursday, during a nationwide control campaign from March 27 to April 2, a total of 606 drivers were booked for running a red light. “Running a red light is not merely a traffic violation. It can be […]
A new app, aiming to make the payment of fines easier and quicker, was rolled out by the Nicosia municipality on Monday. In a statement, the municipality said that, with an QR-code scanning app, users of smart phones and tablets can be automatically transferred to the municipality’s fine-payment website. From there, all the user would […]