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Road campaigns

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A coordinated operation, which involved Special Unit of Motorcyclists (EOMO) Police Headquarters and members of the Police Stations Episkopi Pachna, Pissouri and Avdimou took place yesterday.

During the campaign, held between the hours of 4pm 8pm, road checks were carried out. They tested 60 vehicles and checked 70 persons. 40 offences were detected, 21 were for speeding.

Various roadworks on the highways for two weeks from July 22

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The transport ministry announced various roadworks on the highways from July 22 to August 4, including weekends.

On Wednesday and Thursday, July 22 and 23 the works will commence on the Nicosia-Larnaca highway from Ayia Varvara junction to the exit for Athienou in both directions consecutively.

From Friday July 24 until Monday July 27 on the Nicosia-Limassol highway works will run from the Kalispera traffic lights to Skarinou bridge in both directions consecutively/, the Hello traffic lights until the bridge Skarinou successively in both directions.

Lastly, from Tuesday July 28 to Tuesday August 4 on the Nicosia highway works will take place towards Kokkinotrimithia from the CINEPLEX lights until the roundabout at Akaki in both directions.

The highways will be closed for around 200 metres at a time and traffic from the fast lanes will be redirected to the slow lanes, the ministry said.

The public works department asks for drivers to show the necessary understanding and to comply with the temporary road signs and the instructions of the police.

Cyprus Mail

New traffic law runs into problems

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MPs have been left stumped after problems that have arisen from a recently-passed drink driving law.

Back in May, parliament shuttled through a bill to reduce the alcohol limited for certain groups of drivers in Cyprus from 22mg/dL per 100ml to 9mg/dL. The law aimed to reduce the number of traffic accidents amongst young people whilst, at the same time, increase the use of public transportation and taxis.

The bill will not affect only young drivers, but also motorcyclists and the professional drivers of trucks, buses, taxis and vehicles carrying dangerous and heavy loads. The legislation essentially bans motorists with only three years driving experience and professional drivers from having more 9mg/dL of alcohol in their system.

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Θανατηφόρο τροχαίο δυστύχημα – Fatal Traffic Collision

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It is with regret that we have to inform you that Tatyana Dekhnich, a former member and sponsor of RoADAR Cyprus, was tragically killed in a motorcycle collision yesterday evening on the Drouseia – Polis Road in Paphos District.

RoADAR Cyprus offer their sincere condolences to her family and friends.

She appears to have lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a ditch.

Σε νέο θανατηφόρο τροχαίο δυστύχημα που συνέβη χθες, στην επαρχία Πάφου, έχασε τη ζωή της η Tatyana Dekhnich, 33 ετών, από τη Ρωσία.

Το δυστύχημα συνέβη γύρω στις 5.10μ.μ., στο δρόμο Δρούσειας – Πόλης Χρυσοχούς, όταν κάτω από συνθήκες που διερευνώνται, η 33χρονη έχασε τον έλεγχο της μοτοσικλέτας που οδηγούσε, με αποτέλεσμα να πέσει σε χαντάκι και να προσκρούσει σε μεταλλική πινακίδα.

Η 33χρονη, εκτινάχθηκε από τη μοτοσικλέτα, με αποτέλεσμα να τραυματιστεί. Μεταφέρθηκε με ασθενοφόρο στο Γενικό Νοσοκομείο Πάφου, όπου διαπιστώθηκε ο θάνατός της.

Ο Αστυνομικός Σταθμός Πόλης Χρυσοχούς και η Τροχαία Πάφου διερευνούν τα αίτια του δυστυχήματος.

 

Συνεχίζονται οι εκστρατείες της Αστυνομίας

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Συνεχίζονται οι εκστρατείες της Αστυνομίας για πρόληψη και μείωση των θανατηφόρων και σοβαρών δυστυχημάτων

Μέλη του Ουλαμού Πρόληψης Οδικών Δυστυχημάτων (Ο.Π.Ο.Δ.) Αρχηγείου και Ο.Π.Ο.Δ. Αυδήμου, καθώς και του Ειδικού Ουλαμού Μοτοσικλετιστών (Ε.Ο.ΜΟ.), μεταξύ των ωρών 6 π.μ. χθες και 6.30 π.μ. σήμερα, διενήργησαν ελέγχους τροχαίας στους αυτοκινητόδρομους.

Κατά τη διάρκεια των ελέγχων, έγιναν 91 καταγγελίες για παράβαση ορίου ταχύτητας, 16 καταγγελίες για οδήγηση χωρίς άδεια κυκλοφορίας ή Πιστοποιητικό Καταλληλότητας, 20 άλλες καταγγελίες για τροχαία αδικήματα, καθώς και 112 εξώδικες παρατηρήσεις και 8 εξώδικες προειδοποιήσεις.

Επίσης, σε 16 περιπτώσεις, τα μέλη της Αστυνομίας παρείχαν οδική βοήθεια στο κοινό.

About Us

About Us

The Cyprus Advanced Driving and Road Safety Network is a voluntary, non profit organization promoting road safety in Cyprus.

The Network is an association of individuals and companies, which includes RoADAR Cyprus, who have various skills and believe in using those skills to help reduce the number of road traffic accidents in Cyprus.

Ex UK Police Advanced Drivers and Riders:

Trained by the police service to drive cars and motorcycles to a high standard and gained police advanced driving certificates.
They include former traffic officers and Police driving instructors.

Holders of Advanced Driving Certificates:

The qualifications include those issued by The Road Safety and Advanced Driving Society (RoADS), the Institute of Advanced Driving (IAM) and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

Authorized Driving Instructors (ADI):

Trained in the UK and qualified through the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) to teach students to drive.
Members who are Cyprus ADIs have completed RoSPA advanced driver training.

RoADAR Cyprus – All advanced driver and rider training is carried out by RoSPA Advanced Drivers and Riders Cyprus:

Who are RoSPA* Examiners and RoSPA Approved Tutors. More information regarding training can be found on this site and on our facebook page.

Other Skills:

International Paramedics.
Road Safety.
Health and Safety.
Law. (EU partners only)
Accident Prevention.
Training.
Seminars.
Road Engineering.

All have shown an aptitude and willingness to pass on their skills and experience to others.

Our contribution so far:

The Police:

We have strong links with the police that have been built up over time. We are in regular correspondence regarding various matters with a sharing of information that is helpful to all.

Since 2001 we have conducted a number of advanced car driving and motorcycle riding courses for the Cyprus Police, including their Driving School.

Through their officers we hope that with the knowledge gained they will be able to advise other drivers and fellow officers constructively on all aspects of safe driving.

We also consult for the police on UK Law and procedures and EU Law and directives.

The Public:

Since 2000 we have trained, members of the public in advanced / defensive driving techniques.
A number have gained the skills and further training so that they are able to train others.

We also keep the public informed on current Cyprus Law and procedures.

The Press:

We have written articles and letters for local and national newspapers and magazines. Given interviews to local TV and national radio.
Supplied information to the national press when requested.

Seminars and Talks:

We have given talks on many aspects of road safety to clubs and public bodies.

Contact with Government Departments:

We have regular meetings with various departments. In particular we keep in regular contact with members of the Department of Transport.

Other road safety issues:

We have provided Hazard Assessment Reports on roads that have proved to be particularly dangerous.These have been used by the Police, Local Authorities and Residence Associations.

We have been instrumental in the redesign some stretches of road and changed road signing to improve road safety.

*The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

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