Category Archives: Road Safety

Minister: multidimensional strategy aims to cut road accidents – Cyprus Mail

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 […]

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Is it illegal to use a mobile phone while driving, what is the fine and how many points do you get on your licence? (UK)

THOUSANDS of motorists are caught each year by police after using their mobile phones at the wheel. Despite several high-profile campaigns and the government raising the fine of being caught to £20…

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Harsh penalties for driving offences not enough on their own – study – Cyprus Mail

A study by the University of Cyprus law department into how to reduce road accidents concludes that extrajudicial penalties should be harsher but said this on its own was not enough of a deterrent because offending drivers also need to know they will be caught and punished. Suggestions in the study include harsher fines staggered […]

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