By Evie Andreou New car purchases in Cyprus lag behind much of the rest of Europe with almost half of all cars over 10 years old, a new report on car safety has shown. According to a survey by the European Transport Safety Council – PIN Flash Report 30 – while Cyprus ranks high in […]
A driver caught speeding at over 140km/h also appears to have been under the influence of alcohol and assaulted a police officer as he was being put under arrest.
Source: ‘Drunk’ driver caught speeding at 141km/h – InCyprus
OTHER cars, bollards, gates and walls aren’t safe around poor British parkers .
Can somebody please set up a bumper-car play zone in the Paphos area to satisfy the need that the district’s teenagers have for dicing with death – theirs or someone else’s?
Source: Kids taking the wheel is a disturbing new trend – InCyprus
Police in Kiti in the Larnaca district nabbed a drunk driver sitting behind the wheel of his car after crashing into a lamp post in the early hours of Sunday, they said. Officers received a call around 2.30am that a car had crashed into the pole and that the driver had fled the scene. However […]
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A new and more realistic fuel economy test shows that real-world consumption figures are up to 56 per cent worse than the official numbers
Is there a car buyer left in this country who believes the official fuel consumption figures? If there was, then the scandal of VW’s diesel emissions cheating must have shattered their illusions.
It’s now abundantly clear: laboratory testing and the figures gained from it tell us diddly squat about how much fuel we’ll actually use.
The veil has slipped so much that French firm PSA Peugeot-Citroen has chucked it away altogether and said it will now publish “real-world” fuel consumption figures alongside the official lab figures from June this year.
A 14-year-old boy from KaloChorio is in the intensive care unit of Larnaca general hospital after the car he was a passenger in, driven by his 18-year-old brother, went off-course on Thursday night and overturned in a field. According to police reports, the accident occurred at around 8pm in Kalo Chorio, when the 18-year-old, who […]
SURVEY suggests that even though we think we’re safe on the road, we’re easily distracted
The new director of Paphos’ Road Transport Department has announced important changes to operating procedures as soon as he has taken the helm.
Source: New Paphos RTD Director gets tough
Police announced that 159 drivers were charged for driving under the influence of alcohol between 4-10 April.
Source: Police clamp down on drunk driving