Category Archives: Road Safety

Weather and road conditions – Cyprus Mail

Police announced on Monday morning that the roads from Platres, Prodromos and Karvounas to Troodos will remain closed to traffic due to ice and snow until further notice. In the Limassol district, the roads from Trooditissa to Prodromos, Agros to Kyperounda and Palaichori to Agros are open only to four-wheel-drive vehicles or those fitted with […]

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Speed clampdown from Monday, police say – Cyprus Mail

Police will begin a week-long speeding campaign as of Monday, they said. In an announcement, the force said that excessive speed was one of the most common causes of traffic accidents. “For this reason and in order to raise awareness of drivers, police will conduct a nationwide speed enforcement campaign,” it said. The campaign will […]

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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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Weather and road conditions – Cyprus Mail

Due to ice and snow all roads to Troodos remain closed on Wednesday while the following roads are open only to four-wheel-drive vehicles or those fitted with snow chains: Machairas – Kiona Kakopetria – Pinewood – Prodromos – Pedoulas Prodromos – Troodos Pedoulas – Prodromos Prodromos – Platres The following roads are open but slippery […]

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Man runs red light, found in contempt of range of laws – Cyprus Mail

A 37-year-old man was caught driving drunk, while his car had no licence plates, no road tax, no insurance and no MOT certificate in Limassol early on Saturday, and police found a hunting shotgun with 24 shells in the vehicle. According to a police report, shortly before 2am on Saturday, Limassol CID men patrolling the […]

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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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