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1. Traffic cams are keeping roads safe and holding offenders accountable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traffic-cams-are-keeping-roads-safe-and-holding-offenders-accountable

As many of us are aware, traffic cameras have been strategically placed around the island to deal with the serious problem of accidents on the roads....

2. Court increases prison sentence for fatal car accident to 3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-increases-prison-sentence-for-fatal-car-accident-to-3-years

The Court of Appeals has ruled to impose a 3-year prison sentence, as opposed to the initial 22 months handed down by the lower court, to an individual found guilty......

3. Less time for points, more focus on road safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-time-for-points-more-focus-on-road-safety

The Parliament discussed a proposal to reduce the time limit for penalty points on traffic violations from three to two years. The idea is to address the increase in court cases related to traffic offenses. The proposal has support from various authorities, and it's expected to become law soon....

4. Police force faces renewed criticism after recent tragedies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-force-faces-renewed-criticism-after-recent-tragedies

The debate on the problems in the police force, which was a hot topic in the public sphere last week due to the two fatal attacks that occurred in a short span of time, was reignited on Wednesday, when all the relevant officials, led by the Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkidi-Prokopiou and the Chief of Police, Stelios Papatheodorou, met in the Parliament's Institutions Committee....

5. From fines to fine lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/from-fines-to-fine-lines

The face of the honorable Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadi, conveyed a different message compared to his statements before the Parliament's Transportation Committee....

6. Court sentences speeding, drunk driver to prison time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-sentences-speeding-drunk-driver-to-prison-time

In a recent ruling, the Nicosia District Court sentenced a 32-year-old man to three months in prison and six penalty points for speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol....

7. Minister Vafeadis targets unpaid camera fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-vafeadis-targets-unpaid-camera-fines

The Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadis, showed his dedication to finding solutions during yesterday's meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Transport....

8. Woman jailed after proclaiming innocence in biker’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-jailed-after-proclaiming-innocence-in-biker-s-death

An elderly woman has been ordered to spend over one year in prison for the death of an army airplane engineer, whose motorcycle collided with a car driven by the defendant who maintained her innocence throughout the trial...

9. The consequences of driving with improper footwear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-consequences-of-driving-with-improper-footwear

As the weather heats up it might be tempting to kick off your winter shoes for something lighter, but doing so could see you in hot water....

10. Kontides clinches gold at North Sea Regatta 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kontides-clinches-gold-at-north-sea-regatta-2023

Pavlos Kontides, the Cypriot sailor, emerged victorious with a gold medal at the North Sea Regatta 2023 held in Scheveningen from 26th to 28th May, the same venue where the World Sailing Championships will be hosted in August....

11. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

12. Freed Greek Cypriot vows to fight 'spite ban' in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freed-greek-cypriot-vows-to-fight-turkish-cypriot-spite-ban

A Greek Cypriot influencer vows to get his name off a stop list in the Turkish Cypriot north, where he says his arrest and long detention was a political double whammy out of spite because of his pro-reunification views but also EOKA nostalgia...

13. Potential traffic camera violators still in the dark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/potential-traffic-camera-violators-still-in-the-dark

Motorists in the Republic of Cyprus have yet to receive traffic camera citations under a new system on the island, with reports of 'procedural delays' pointing to a previous discussion over legal doubts...

14. Penalties for traffic violations to spike on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/penalties-for-road-violations-to-spike-on-thursday

On Thursday, legislation enforcing new and higher penalties for traffic violations in a bid to curb road accidents and deaths come into effect, with fines to increase for a range of violations including not wearing a seatbelt or helmet, using a mobile phone, parking in a spot reserved for disabled persons, among other things....

15. Paphos court serves swift justice to dangerous motorcycle driver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-court-serves-swift-justice-to-dangerous-motorcycle-driver

In a swift serving of justice a Paphos court on Tuesday punished a motorcycle driver, arrested the day before for perilous driving, with a €1500 fine, four penalty points, and a three month driver’s license suspension....

16. Driver argues with officer over filming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-argues-with-officer-over-filming

A video showing a driver in Cyprus debating with a police officer has gone viral, raising once again questions over the rights of citizens to record video in public places...

17. Fatal accident detail gets sentence reduced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fatal-accident-detail-gets-sentence-reduced

An overlooked detail caught the attention of the Supreme Court during the appeal of a sentence, whereby a driver of a fuel tanker was initially found guilty of causing the death of a woman by dangerous or reckless driving...

18. Supreme Court upholds driver’s mobile fine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-upholds-driver-s-mobile-phone-fine

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by a driver who was found guilty of using his mobile phone while driving...

19. Driver loses appeal in Tseriou fatal accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-loses-appeal-in-tseriou-fatal-accident

The driver sentenced last year in the death of Styliana Papageorgiou, who was struck while trying to cross the street with her son, has lost an appeal with the Supreme Court...

20. Speeder gets speedy trial in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speeder-gets-speedy-trial-in-larnaca

A young man ended up spending some time in jail before getting a 30 day suspended sentence for driving three times the limit on a Larnaca road...

21. Driver gets nine months in Nicosia fatal road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-gets-nine-months-in-nicosia-fatal-road-accident

A 73-year-old man was sentenced to nine months for involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 38-year-old mother, who was fatally struck as she was crossing the street with her 6-year-old son...

22. Refusing Breathalyzer test lands man in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refusing-breathalyzer-test-lands-man-in-jail

Paphos traffic police arrested a driver for refusing to comply with a secondary Breathalyzer test and attacking a police officer...

23. New penalty points system in the works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-penalty-points-system-in-the-works

The penalty points system for Cypriot drivers is about to be revamped, with new legislation proposing stiffer penalties but also fixing loopholes that make the current scheme unreliable...

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