The rise of 3.7% in speeding tickets over the first five months of 2017 compared to the corresponding period last year has highlighted the need for tougher and prohibitive legislation and penalties to be introduced.
The issue with seatbelts is even worse.
A total of 6,977 warrants were issued to drivers and passengers for not wearing their seatbelts over the first five months of 2017 recording a 35% increase over the corresponding 2016 period when 5,139 warrants were issued.
Traffic police across Cyprus began a week-long seat belt campaign on Monday that will specifically t
Police issued just short of 800 tickets to drivers and passengers for not buckling up, during a week-long campaign aimed at raising awareness of the need to use seatbelts. A total of 797 fines were issued between August 15 and August 21, according to police statistics. These included violations by drivers as well as front-seat […]
Despite countless efforts by the Traffic Department to raise safety awareness amongst Cyprus’ driver
Police are planning an island-wide seatbelt campaign in the week starting Monday, August 15, as part of efforts to prevent and reduce road traffic collisions, particularly serious and fatal ones. During the campaign, special attention will be paid to the use of seatbelts by passengers in the back of vehicles, where their use is much […]
A 49-year-old man from Larnaca, Savvas Christoforou, died Friday night after his car went off course near Achna and overturned. According to police reports, the accident occurred at around 8.50pm on the Larnaca-Famagusta road, near Achna, when Christoforou’s car, under unknown circumstances, went off course on a curve, and overturned. State broadcaster CyBC reported that […]