According to the latest figures, one in three lorries that were stopped for inspections were cited for various violations while the situation was more dire for buses which found most of them to have violated a traffic law in one shape or form.
The major campaign between July 24 and 30 in Cyprus was part of a wider European initiative by the European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL).
A total of 776 heavy vehicles were inspected out of which 305 were cited. A total of 104 inspections were made on buses during which 84 were cited for various violations while 672 lorries were inspected out of which 222 were cited for various violations.
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 […]
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 […]
Police will on Monday begin a week-long campaign to clampdown on drink driving, they said on Sunday. In a brief announcement they said driving under the influence of alcohol remained one of the main causes of fatal road collisions. Also as of Monday, the police traffic department will roll out its new automatic number plate […]
Police Tuesday made public the results of their continued action against crime with a number of coordinated operations carried out throughout January, saying they booked 9,562 drivers for speeding along with another 11,868 for other offences. “In the context of crime fighting, its prevention and the entrenchment of a sense of security in the public, […]
Traffic police across Cyprus began a week-long seat belt campaign on Monday that will specifically t
Police said on Sunday they would be initiating a week-long clampdown on drink-driving as of Monday. They said the campaign would run until January 22. Print Friendly
Police will begin a week-long speeding campaign as of Monday, they said. In an announcement, the force said that excessive speed was one of the most common causes of traffic accidents. “For this reason and in order to raise awareness of drivers, police will conduct a nationwide speed enforcement campaign,” it said. The campaign will […]