The government will call for tenders that might finally implement traffic cameras across Cyprus, according to Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou. Though refraining from announcing concrete dates – or even a general timeframe as the matter has come up time and time again – Nicolaou said it concerns 110 traffic cameras. Ninety will be stationary and […]
On the surface, Attorney-General Costas Clerides’ explanation about the waiving of some 3,000 speeding fines seemed logical. He issued his explanation on Thursday, after former Limassol MP Andreas Themistocelous posted on his Facebook page documents showing Clerides had signed the termination of proceedings against the wife of a prominent Nicosia lawyer repeatedly photographed by traffic […]
By George Psyllides Former Disy MP Andreas Themistocleous, who had his driver’s licence revoked last year over traffic violations, accused Attorney-general Costas Clerides on Thursday of showing preferential treatment to a prominent lawyer and his wife by terminating legal proceedings against them for speeding. Themistocleous posted 19 or so documents on his Facebook page that […]
Hit-and-run convict Efi Herodotou walked out of prison a free woman on Wednesday after receiving a presidential pardon, five months before her sentence was due to end. Thirty-year-old Herodotou was sentenced to two years in jail last August for a crime she had committed 10 years previously when she ran a red light in 2007, […]
Loucis Loucaides, a former judge of the European Court of Human Rights and a former deputy attorney-general, has lost an appeal he filed with the supreme court by which he was contesting a speeding fine. Loucaides was caught speeding on November 22, 2016 on Grivas Digenis Avenue in Nicosia. He clocked 83km/h, when the speed […]
A public presentation concerning the upgrading of major roads in Pano Paphos will be presented to the public on Wednesday evening, a municipality spokesman said. “This is another major project for the city and its residents and is part of a general aim to move Paphos forward,” he said. The road network due to be […]
Members of the public have until Sunday to renew their road tax before they are reported to police.
In an announcement on Friday, police said the road transport department had given a 70-day extension which was set to expire on Sunday.
After the deadline, officers on the road will report any drivers found not to have renewed their road tax, the announcement said.
By Stelios Orphanides
The number of saloon registrations rose 28 per cent in February, to 3,025, compared to the respective month of 2017, the statistical service said.
The increase in registrations last month was mainly on a 40 per cent rise in that of second-hand cars, to 1,937, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Thursday. The registration of new cars rose 10 per cent, to 1,088.
In the first two months of 2018, the number of saloon registrations rose an annual 24 per cent, to 6,506, Cystat said. New saloon registrations rose 39 per cent, to 4,196, and that of used ones 3.5 per cent, to 2,310.