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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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Warning to be sent to firm operating traffic cams, Karousos says  | Cyprus Mail

The company operating the traffic cameras system is to receive a warning from the government in the wake of a series of failures that are holding up the full implementation of the system, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said on Wednesday. The president on Wednesday hosted a meeting on the embattled traffic camera system to try …

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Transport minister pledges road safety overhaul | Cyprus Mail

Cyprus’ drive to reduce annual road fatalities to zero will see a near total overhaul of the rules and regulations which are currently enforced, according to statements made on Wednesday by Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos. In outlining the goals of the ministry’s ‘Vision Zero’ policy – zero road deaths – Karousos praised the progress made …

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Police clamp down on drunk driving, speeding in Paphos | Cyprus Mail

A total of 220 drivers were booked in a coordinated operation by Paphos police over the last three days. According to the police spokesperson, Michalis Nikolaou, three drivers were found driving under the influence of drugs, 36 drivers were fined for driving under the influence of alcohol, and 100 for exceeding speed limits. The remainder …

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Another luxury car scam uncovered at transport ministry | Cyprus Mail

Yet another scam has been uncovered at the transport ministry, again involving imported luxury cars, but this time centred on dodging thousands in tax via prolonged use of test-driving plates. Some owners of supercars and luxury, behemoth SUVs worth over €100,000 are driving for up to five years – in some cases – with test …

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336 traffic offences in 12 hours in Paphos district | Cyprus Mail

Police booked 48 drivers for speeding during a 12-hour road safety campaign in the Paphos district. They were among 336 total offences reported from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm on Wednesday at well-known blackspots in the district as well as in Polis Chrysochous and on the motorways. The campaign was carried out by the unit …

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