Category Archives: Speed

Over 3000 booked for speeding – Cyprus Mail

Police booked 3,220 drivers for speeding in one week between January 9 and 15, it was announced on Monday. Nicosia topped the list with 645, followed by Larnaca, 573, Limassol, 462, Paphos, 289, Famagusta, 275 and Morphou, 33. The reports were part of a campaign against speeding amid efforts to reduce and prevent road collisions, […]

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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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Desperately needed speed cameras on the way – Cyprus Mail

Speed cameras reduce accidents by up to 30 per cent, but it has been a struggle to get them on the roads By Angelos Anastasiou Nine years after a short-lived test-run of speed cameras in Cyprus, which proved operationally fraught but highly successful in curbing speeding and other traffic offences, political pressure from the government […]

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‘Speed cameras needed to make our roads safer’ – Cyprus Mail Cyprus Mail

Three people a day are injured or killed in road accidents in Cyprus, safety experts said on Tuesday as Transport Minister Marios Demetriades stressed how important it was to have speed cameras up and running in 2017. Speaking at a news conference organised by police and NGO Reaction to mark mobility week and Wednesday’s European […]

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Police nab over 500 speeders during weekend checks – Cyprus Mail

Police said on Sunday they had booked over 500 drivers islandwide for speeding and over 400 for other traffic violations between Friday night and Saturday night. Out of 561 breathalyser tests, they booked 67 motorists for being over the limit. Over 360 checks at nightclubs they booked 121 establishments for various offences plus 12 for […]

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Transport minister seeks speedy introduction of speed cameras – Cyprus Mail

Προεδρικό Μέγαρο // Presidential Palace

Transport minister Marios Demetriades said on Monday that speed cameras should be installed as soon as possible. Speaking after a meeting with the Road Safety Council (RSC) he said that after he has consulted with the finance ministry, a meeting will take place to find a practical way to install the system, which will significantly […]

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