Category Archives: Drink Driving

Police slam ‘selfish’ drunk drivers – Cyprus Mail

Police on Sunday lashed out at drunk drivers after two incidents in the early hours they said showed the “complete lack of road safety awareness and lack of respect for other road users” by some drivers. An announcement said that a 30-year old in Nicosia caused an accident in the early hours after which a […]

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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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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 […]

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Week-long clampdown on drunk driving from Monday – Cyprus Mail

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 […]

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Driver stopped five times over the limit – Cyprus Mail Cyprus Mail

A driver from Liopetri was stopped on Sunday night by police with an alcohol reading of 109μg, while the legal limit is 22. According to the police, shortly after 8.30pm while officers were carrying out speed checks on a Liopetri road they stopped a saloon driven by a 45-year-old Romanian who is a permanent resident […]

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Man caught driving at five times the drunk-driving limit – Cyprus Mail

A 32-year-old driver was found to be nearly five times over the drink-drive limit after he crashed into a street lamp and a traffic sign around 2.30am on Wednesday. The man, a resident of Tersefanou, was driving on the Kiti to Tersefanou road when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a street […]

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