Category Archives: Police

Police nab drunk driver in Kiti – Cyprus Mail

Police in Kiti in the Larnaca district nabbed a drunk driver sitting behind the wheel of his car after crashing into a lamp post in the early hours of Sunday, they said. Officers received a call around 2.30am that a car had crashed into the pole and that the driver had fled the scene. However […]

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Three police officers injured by woman driver – Cyprus Mail

Three police officers had to receive medical treatment after a 30-year-old woman in Larnaca attacked them when asked to take an alcohol test, police said on Tuesday. She was stopped at around 9:30pm on Monday night when officers saw a vehicle driving towards Makarios Avenue in Kiti without any headlights. Police asked her to undergo […]

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‘Smart’ police cars will lessen burden on officers – Cyprus Mail

Cyprus traffic police have received 10 patrol cars equipped with a mobile automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system, which can instantly identify traffic offenders, it announced on Monday. In a statement, police said the system can spot drivers without insurance, a valid drivers’ licence, and cars without road-tax licence or an MOT inspection certificate. It […]

Source: ‘Smart’ police cars will lessen burden on officers – Cyprus Mail

Cyclists want vote on new bill postponed – Cyprus Mail Cyprus Mail

THE Cyprus Cycling Federation wants to postpone the vote of a bill regulating transport with bicycles slated to be sent to the plenum next week, as this needs amendments, the group’s deputy chair George Apostolou said on Friday. He explained that although the cycling community supports the spirit of the new bill, there are serious […]

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Speeding MP case postponed for later in the week

The hearing for DISY MP Andreas Themistocleous’ traffic violations was postponed on Monday until the end of the week by the Nicosia district court. After the Supreme Court lifted his parliamentary immunity in February, Themistocleous is now being prosecuted at the district court for speeding on several occasions. He faces a total of seven charges. […]

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Drunk biker is a driving instructor – InCyprus

A drunk motorist, who reportedly taunted traffic police while riding an unregistered motorcycle without a helmet, has turned out to be a driving instructor.

Source: Drunk biker is a driving instructor – InCyprus

Comment: It is not unusual to see some driving instructors or student drivers under their instruction, contravening road traffic law. Often blatantly.

The actions of this driving instructor should not be a total surprise.

Two brothers arrested in Dromolaxia after eluding police – Cyprus Mail

Two brothers from Dromolaxia in the Larnaca district were arrested on Sunday in connection with combined charges of negligent driving abandoning the scene of an accident, driving under the influence of alcohol, public insults, threats, assaulting police and plus escaping arrest, the Cyprus News Agency reported. According to the report, on Saturday night around 8pm, […]

Source: Two brothers arrested in Dromolaxia after eluding police – Cyprus Mail