Smart traffic lights to be installed in 125 locations in Nicosia and Limassol | Cyprus Mail

Smart traffic lights are to be installed at 125 locations in Nicosia and Limassol as part of a smart traffic management system, Transport Minister Yiannos Karousos said on Friday. He told reporters during a visit to Limassol that tenders will be invited in about two months. “There will be sensors that will receive all the …

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Authorities called to tackle rise in scooter use on roads | Cyprus Mail

By Elias Hazou and Jonathan Shkurko Members of the House transport committee on Thursday called on the government to work on regulating the use of personal mobility vehicles in Cyprus, most notably electric scooters. A scooter is any self-propelled device using any form of energy, which can carry a seated or standing person. The device …

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Traffic cameras still stuck in ‘pilot’ phase | Cyprus Mail

The traffic camera saga continues: They’re up, they’re working, but they appear to be stuck in the ‘pilot’ phase – with 50,000 violations recorded since the start of the year but 2,000 fines handed out. Severe delays in issuing fines appears to be linked to a difficulty in identifying drivers and cross-referencing their details across …

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Police fine more than 950 drivers in three days | Cyprus Mail

More than 950 violations were recorded over the last three days, police said on Sunday. In a concerted effort across the island, police were active to prevent serious and fatal traffic collisions and ensure safe movement on the roads. Until Sunday morning, during traffic inspections carried out since Friday by the traffic police more than …

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Motorist sentenced to four months in prison for traffic violations   | Cyprus Mail

Limassol district court on Wednesday sentenced a 26-year-old to four months in prison for a series of traffic violations committed on January 29. He was found guilty of driving a motor vehicle without an insurance and licence, with an expired MOT and driving while having his driving licence suspended by a court. There were six …

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Road safety lecture delivered to third country nationals

In total 85 third-country nationals and their employers participated a police road safety event to prevent serious traffic collisions in Sotira municipality, police announced on Thursday. The road safety lecture was held by the head of the road safety department of the Famagusta police on Wednesday, focusing on third-country nationals, police said. It was part …

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After bumpy start, 6,000 traffic camera fines finally issued | Cyprus Mail

The first 6,000 fines for more than 30,00 traffic violations caught by fixed and mobile cameras have been sent out to offenders, 40 days after the system went live officially, police told CyBC radio on Thursday. Deputy traffic chief Harris Evripidou said the out-of-court fines are being sent by registered mail together with links and …

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Authorities mull changes to learner’s licence requirements | Cyprus Mail

Road safety lessons at school could become a prerequisite for young drivers to secure their learner’s licence as government ministries discuss measures to improve driving standards. Meetings have been held between government ministries to see what can be done, with the transport and education ministries studying which measures could be brought in at schools to …

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