Category Archives: Road Safety

More than 14,000 booked for traffic offences in March – Cyprus Mail

Between March 1 and 26 police booked 369 people for drunk driving out of 4,464 drivers who were checked, while almost 7,000 were caught speeding, and 6,675 for other traffic offences, they said on Sunday. They also conducted 2,348 inspections in nightclubs, and booked 372 for offences related to the law on recreation centres, which […]

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Paphos bikers publish handbook for safe motorcycle riding – Cyprus Mail

  TWO experienced Paphos bikers have published a definitive handbook for the advanced rider trainer with the aim of saving lives and are now setting off on a two-week European road trip to help promote the book this month. Retirees, Steve Tucker, 61, and David Rainford, 63, of ‘RoSPA (royal society for prevention of accidents) […]

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Woman stopped driving almost double the speed limit – Cyprus Mail

FollowPolice officers stopped a woman who was driving at twice the legal limit without insurance on the Limassol to Nicosia motorway on Wednesday evening. The 30-year-old who has no insurance was driving at 197km/h while the speed limit is 100km/h. She was taken to a police station, charged and released and is expected to appear […]

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Is it illegal to use a mobile phone while driving, what is the fine and how many points do you get on your licence? (UK)

THOUSANDS of motorists are caught each year by police after using their mobile phones at the wheel. Despite several high-profile campaigns and the government raising the fine of being caught to £20…

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