The parents of a man killed when his car was hit at high speed put the wreckage on display at Westminster as part of a campaign for tougher sentences.
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, […]
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 […]
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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 […]
In a stark reminder, of rusting metal, in how Cyprus was torn apart, hundreds of cars, motorbikes, buses and tractors that were abandoned inside the British Sovereign Base Areas (SBAs) have been stored there ever since, in a compound inside Episkopi Garrison.
Source: UK Bases in abandoned car repatriation drive – InCyprus
In the 24 hour period from the 23rd and 24th April, checks carried out all over Cyprus revealed 662 traffic offences, 518 were for speeding.
Also there were 717 alcohol tests given with 51 that were positive, resulting in charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Between 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
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
Police announced that 159 drivers were charged for driving under the influence of alcohol between 4-10 April.
Source: Police clamp down on drunk driving