Category Archives: Police

Pensioner killed in road crash in Paphos (Updated) – Cyprus Mail

AN 81-year-old retired doctor died in a road traffic accident in Paphos on Thursday evening. According to the head Paphos traffic police, Zenon Psathities, the conditions surrounding the fatal accident which occurred at 7.15pm on the main road between Stroumbi and Kathikas, are being examined. According to police, a saloon car which was being driven […]

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Romanian tourist killed in beach buggy accident – Cyprus Mail

A 29-year-old Romanian woman tourist was killed in a traffic collision late on Tuesday evening in Protaras. The fatal accident occurred at around 11.15pm on the Protaras to Cape Greco road when a saloon car collided with a beach buggy. The saloon car driven by a 49-year-old Cyprus resident was travelling towards Ayia Napa when […]

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‘Speed cameras needed to make our roads safer’ – Cyprus Mail Cyprus Mail

Three people a day are injured or killed in road accidents in Cyprus, safety experts said on Tuesday as Transport Minister Marios Demetriades stressed how important it was to have speed cameras up and running in 2017. Speaking at a news conference organised by police and NGO Reaction to mark mobility week and Wednesday’s European […]

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Road checks lead traffic police to offenders – Cyprus Mail

A total of 299 offences were uncovered in the first eight months of this year when traffic police stopped cars, the force said on Tuesday outlining how the island’s roads are policed. “Road policing is a modern, international policing method, which effectively contributes to the prevention of road traffic collisions and more generally in the […]

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Police nab over 500 speeders during weekend checks – Cyprus Mail

Police said on Sunday they had booked over 500 drivers islandwide for speeding and over 400 for other traffic violations between Friday night and Saturday night. Out of 561 breathalyser tests, they booked 67 motorists for being over the limit. Over 360 checks at nightclubs they booked 121 establishments for various offences plus 12 for […]

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900 charged in six days for mobile use while driving – Cyprus Mail

Just over nine hundred motorists were reported over a six-day period for driving while using their phones, police announced Tuesday. Police say that as part of their continuous efforts to prevent and reduce traffic accidents and consolidate road safety awareness, they held a nationwide crackdown on hands free (mobile phone use) while driving between the […]

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Sixteen-year-old caught driving over twice the speed limit – Cyprus Mail

police-cars-M.O.T.-2-770x548Police in Famagusta district caught a sixteen-year-old boy driving over twice the speed limit on Thursday night. At around 9pm the car the youngster was driving down Modestou Panteli Street in Liopetri was clocked doing 122kph in a 50kph zone. Traffic police signalled the driver to stop but he turned his headlights off and sped […]

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