Category Archives: Road Safety

Minister: multidimensional strategy aims to cut road accidents – Cyprus Mail

The justice ministry has a multidimensional strategy aimed at the prevention of traffic accidents, minister Ionas Nicolaou said on Saturday. Speaking at the launch of a campaign aimed at providing free training to new drivers of large motorbikes, Nicolaou said a study has also been commissioned on the implementation of a new communication strategy on […]

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Drivers set to be screened for drugs after the summer – Cyprus Mail

Screening of drivers for being under the influence of drugs will start after the summer as the long-delayed equipment needed is on its way, the state lab confirmed on Tuesday. The bulk of the items have now been ordered after court proceedings delayed their purchase since carrying out the test was passed in February last […]

Source: Drivers set to be screened for drugs after the summer – Cyprus Mail

Woman seriously injured by drunk driver – Cyprus Mail

A woman was injured on the Nicosia-Larnaca  highway early Monday when a drunk driver collided with oncoming traffic near Kofinou. The woman is in serious condition but out of danger, police said. The man driving the other vehicle was 11 times over the limit, they said. He had entered oncoming traffic at some point near […]

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Police across Europe in 24-hour ‘speed enforcement’ marathon – Cyprus Mail

Police officers across Europe are making ready for their latest “Speed Marathon”, taking place from 6am on Wednesday 6am on Thursday. The 24-hour initiative forms part of TISPOL’s speed enforcement operation, running until April 23. Cyprus is a member of TISPOL – the European Traffic Police Network – but police here have yet to announce […]

Source: Police across Europe in 24-hour ‘speed enforcement’ marathon – Cyprus Mail

Woman arrested after driving five times over the limit – Cyprus Mail

A 33-year-old woman was arrested early Saturday after causing a road accident while drunk, almost five times over the limit. The accident occurred at around 3.20am on the Nicosia-Limassol motorway near Ayios Tychonas, when the car driven by the 33-year-old veered off course and crashed into a metal sign post. The woman was trapped in […]

Source: Woman arrested after driving five times over the limit – Cyprus Mail