Category Archives: Campaigns

Police stepping up measures during long weekend – Cyprus Mail

Police will be stepping up traffic measures over the long holiday weekend but it also warned the public to take precautions when leaving the house. The force said it will intensify patrols on highways and other main roads, especially those leading to the coast and mountain resorts. Officers will be paying special attention on speeding, […]

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Over 600 booked for failing to use seatbelts – Cyprus Mail

In one week, police reported over 600 people for failure to use seatbelts while travelling in a car, it was announced on Friday. Police said they reported 622 people – 600 concerned failure to use front seatbelts, 21 the rear seats, and one for not using a baby seat. The campaign took place between May […]

Source: Over 600 booked for failing to use seatbelts – Cyprus Mail

Police clampdown nets hundreds of driving offenders – Cyprus Mail

An islandwide police clampdown on traffic violations between Friday and Sunday morning netted 493 speeders, 45 drunk drivers and 775 motorists for other offences, CNA reported on Sunday. During the same period, 380 checks were carried out at nightclubs and restaurants out of which 164 offenders were written up. Patrols had also been increased outside […]

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Latsia police checks detect 99 offences

ford cypolice 721024Between 1pm – 11 pm yesterday, Police from Latsia  conducted a  widespread operation in Latsia area.

During that time hundreds of motor vehicles were checked and police detected 99 offences for the following road traffic offences:

  • 70 for speeding
  • 17 for violating a traffic signal
  • 6 for parking in handicapped spaces and
  • 6 for other traffic offences

Limassol campaign nets 157 offences

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The Traffic Department Special Motorcycle Unit  (E.O.MO.), yesterday conducted a campaign between the hours of 6am – 8pm on the Limassol highway and surrounding and secondary roads.

During the campaign, there were hundreds of motor vehicle and persons checked and detected the following 157 road traffic offenses:

  • 39 for not wearing seat-belt
  • 36 for speeding
  • 8 for cell phone use while driving
  • 8 for driving without registration, MOT, driving license and a safety certificate
  • 66 for various other traffic offenses