They are comparing a new licence holder’s speed against the average speeds of more experienced motorists to determine if they’re travelling too fast – mainly on ‘rural’ A and B roads.
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.
The 39-year-old was clocked speeding on January 14, 2017, at around 8 pm.
Of particular concern were the high speeds that were clocked in built-up areas.
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, […]
By Andreas Izamis Speed limits on Cyprus’ motorways could be set to increase to 120 km/h from 100km/
Police officers across Europe are making ready for their latest “Speed Marathon”, taking place from 6am on Wednesday 6am on Thursday. The 24-hour initiative forms part of TISPOL’s speed enforcement operation, running until April 23. Cyprus is a member of TISPOL – the European Traffic Police Network – but police here have yet to announce […]
FollowPolice officers stopped a woman who was driving at twice the legal limit without insurance on the Limassol to Nicosia motorway on Wednesday evening. The 30-year-old who has no insurance was driving at 197km/h while the speed limit is 100km/h. She was taken to a police station, charged and released and is expected to appear […]