Two people are caught every hour using a mobile phone while driving, police statistics show, which is an indicative average of the 83,069 people that have been reported over the past five years.
Source: Cypriots talk and take selfies while driving – InCyprus
A presentation of ongoing upgrading works in Paphos will be presented by the mayor next week. The event sees Paphos Mayor, Phedonas Phedonos, keep good the promise he made to ensure the public were, ‘in the loop’, when the works got underway in the town in January. According to the municipality, the current projects have […]
Source: Paphos mayor to present upgrading projects to the public – Cyprus Mail Cyprus Mail
A new road closure this Friday is expected to cause heavy congestion in the centre of Nicosia for several days.
Source: Road closures set to slow down central Nicosia traffic
Police figures have shown that half the people to have died in road fatalities this year were riding on a motorcycle.
Source: Motorcyclists at risk on Cyprus’ roads – InCyprus
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. […]
Source: Speeding MP case postponed for later in the week – Cyprus Mail Cyprus Mail
In the three years from 2013-2015, 90 people have died in traffic accidents in the north – an average of one fatality every 12 days.
Source: ‘Drug testing essential for road safety’ – InCyprus
A man has died after apparently losing control of his motorcycle on the Kolossi to Akrotiri road.
Source: Motorcyclist killed on Kolossi-Akrotiri road – 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.
The Justice Ministry has announced new, more aggressive action in an effort to cut down on traffic accidents and violations.
Source: ‘Aggressive’ action to combat road fatalities
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