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June a bleak month for road fatalities, toll rises to 11 | in-cyprus.com

A total of 11 people lost their lives in road accidents in Cyprus last month alone and this bleak statistic is recorded even after traffic lights have come into operation. In other words, June was the month during which one fatal road accident took place every three days and this is shocking with authorities admitting …

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Paphos gets smarter with launch of parking app | Cyprus Mail

Another step has been taken towards converting Paphos into a smart city with the introduction of a smart parking management system on Friday. The project, co-financed by the European Union and the republic, is expected to substantially upgrade parking services for residents and visitors alike. Through the Pafos Smart Parking mobile app, which allows the …

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Bill regulating scooters will go to plenum on July 14 | Cyprus Mail

A bill regulating scooters – including a requirement that users be aged over 14 and wear a helmet — will go before the House plenary on July 14, House transport committee president Marinos Moushouttas said on Thursday. The Dipa MP said the bill seeks to end the absence of rules governing the increasingly popular street …

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Scheme for protective equipment for bikers, police step up checks | Cyprus Mail

As police step up traffic checks amid a spike in road fatalities, the transport ministry on Thursday launched its incentive plan for the purchase of protective equipment for motorcyclists. Applications for the scheme opened at 11.00 am and will close at 12 noon on July 7, 2022. The subsidy amount is €500 or the actual …

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Further fuel price hikes expected, currently near €2 a litre | Cyprus Mail

The price of diesel at the pump is a hair’s breadth away from €2 a litre according to the latest price observatory issued by the consumer protection service of the energy ministry, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Tuesday amid projections of further increases ahead. According to fuel price observatory, diesel prices range from €1.999 …

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Cabinet approves facilities on island’s motorways (updated) | Cyprus Mail

Sanitary facilities and recharging stations are set to be available on a 24-hour basis at the island’s motorways, following cabinet approval on Tuesday. The creation of the facilities will have multiple benefits, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said after the cabinet session. The sites will operate on a 24-hour basis and will include sanitary facilities for …

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Fatal road accidents spike this year | Cyprus Mail

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos on Monday said his ministry was concerned by this year’s high number of road fatalities, going against the consistently falling rates seen in the past ten years. He was speaking after leading a broad meeting on fatal traffic collisions with government departments, labour unions and other relevant stakeholders and organisations. “The …

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Man in Paphos arrested for illegally altering his motorcycle | Cyprus Mail

Police officers in Paphos arrested a motorcycle driver at 10.30pm on Thursday after discovering he had installed on his vehicle a mechanism to conceal his licence plate. The man, a 21-year-old, who was also found to be without a valid driving licence and insurance, was stopped for a routine check by the police. When officers …

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Important changes to the UK Highway Code are now in force.
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