The 39-year-old was clocked speeding on January 14, 2017, at around 8 pm.
A 50-year-old man was found guilty on Thursday in the death of a motorist in 2015, killed after the defendant, high on drugs, slammed into the rear of his vehicle, which was stopped at the Enaerios traffic lights in Limassol.
Yiannis Kyriakides was found guilty of manslaughter, driving under the influence of cocaine, and driving at a speed that could put lives in danger.
It is the first time that a driver who caused a death in a road accident has been charged with manslaughter. The maximum penalty is life in jail.
His lawyer will plead for leniency on July 17.[…]
A man was hospitalised on Sunday evening after being hit by a car driven by a drunk woman on the road from Kofinou to Kornos. The accident occurred when the woman, a 21-year-old resident of Tseri, tried to overtake the man’s car and collided with it at around 9.10pm.
A breathalyser test for the woman gave a 59μg reading while the maximum permitted by law is 22μg. […]
Of particular concern were the high speeds that were clocked in built-up areas.
A NEW study has sensationally claimed that motorists’ concentration is so impaired while using a mobile phone behind the wheel – it creates 105 opportunities for a road user to inadvertently kill themselves.
Apple announced that it is launching the ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ feature as part of the iOS 11 update, during its WWDC conference in San Jose yesterday.
Scientists say reaction times are affected equally badly whether the driver is using a hands-free kit or holding a phone to their ear – or even simply chatting to a passenger.
Unless aggressive and reckless driving behaviour is curbed, there will be more carnage on Cyprus roa
Police said on Sunday it was a miracle that no one was killed in Larnaca on Saturday night when officers caught a 19-year-old speeding at 140kph in a residential zone where the limit was 50kph. At around 9.45pm, they said, when there were crowds of people out and about due to the Kataklysmos weekend events, […]