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25 June, 2024
 

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1. Six new cameras installed to monitor traffic violations in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-new-cameras-installed-to-monitor-traffic-violations-in-nicosia

In a proactive move aimed at enhancing road safety measures, authorities in the province of Nicosia have expanded the deployment......

2. Did you know 'driving while tired' carries penalties and jail time?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/did-you-know-driving-while-tired-carries-penalties-and-jail-time

In a bid to enhance road safety, Cyprus has implemented rigorous penalties for specified traffic violations, shedding light on an often-overlooked offense – 'Driving While Tired.' ...

3. New evidence points to speeding in quadruple fatality case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-evidence-points-to-speeding-in-quadruple-fatality-case

In the aftermath of the tragic quadruple fatality on the Limassol-Platra road, new evidence suggests that the 44-year-old driver of the double-cab vehicle was exceeding the speed limit at the time of the accident....

4. Tragic collision leads to harsher punishment for negligent driver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragic-collision-leads-to-harsher-punishment-for-negligent-driver

In a recent development, the Court of Appeals has revisited the sentencing in the tragic traffic death case involving 62-year-old Hungarian national Marta Tyorjanne....

5. Shots fired during car chase in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shots-fired-during-car-chase-in-larnaca

In the early hours of today, gunfire erupted as law enforcement engaged a 35-year-old woman from Larnaca wanted in connection with various criminal cases. The incident occurred in Livadia, within the Larnaca district....

6. Are Cypriots stuck in traffic by choice?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/are-cypriots-stuck-in-traffic-by-choice

Traffic congestion in Cyprus, especially during school hours and extracurricular activities, is a recurring issue that not only makes headlines but also sparks extensive public discussions about potential solutions, which have proven ineffective in recent years....

7. 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...

8. Second driver in fatal double hit and run sentenced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-driver-in-fatal-double-hit-and-run-sentenced

A man who was found guilty of manslaughter in a double hit and run fatality in Paphos was sentenced to six years in prison on Tuesday, with police still unable to locate the first car that struck the local woman unconscious...

9. Driver in double hit and run guilty of manslaughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-in-double-hit-and-run-guilty-of-manslaughter

A man who was detained in a double hit and run fatality in December 2021 was found guilty of manslaughter on Wednesday, with Paphos police still unable to locate the first car that struck a local woman unconscious...

10. Conflicting accounts emerge in Limassol deadly crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflicting-accounts-emerge-in-limassol-deadly-crash

Police investigators in Limassol seek video footage of a deadly accident at a coastal intersection on Wednesday, with two witnesses saying they saw a car going through a red light while the detained driver claims it was still yellow...

11. Outbound tourist pulled off flight over road incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourist-pulled-off-flight-over-road-incident

A British male was denied boarding and got arrested at Larnaca airport on Friday following a road incident in Ayia Napa, where a local biker was injured after the two got into an argument over a rental car idling on the wrong side of the road...

12. Shots fired during car chase in Chloraka

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shots-fired-during-car-case-in-chloraka

Three young men are in police custody and another one is wanted by police following a car chase in Chloraka, where officers used their guns in an attempt to flag down a suspicious vehicle...

13. Widower cries foul in Ayia Napa buggy fatality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/widower-cries-foul-in-ayia-napa-buggy-fatality

A Swedish man whose wife was killed in an Ayia Napa buggy accident in early May is in the market for an appeal lawyer in Cyprus, with reports saying he has several questions after a British national was sentenced to one year through an expedited trial procedure...

14. Driver boyfriend pleads guilty to reckless homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-boyfriend-pleads-guilty-to-reckless-homicide

A young man, whose pregnant girlfriend was killed in 2020 after he crashed their car in rural Limassol, has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide after the attorney general suspended prosecution on manslaughter and ordered the case retried on lesser charges...

15. Judge cancels bail hearing in fatal hit and run

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-cancels-bail-hearing-in-fatal-hit-and-run

A Paphos judge has canceled a bail hearing for a suspect in a fatal two-car hit and run case, with prosecutors rushing the trial of the second driver and police saying they are in the dark regarding the first vehicle that struck the victim...

16. Prosecutors rush hit and run trial in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-rush-hit-and-run-trial-in-paphos

The driver of the second vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run in Paphos remains behind bars as he faces vehicular homicide charges next year, but police say they have very little to go on except a broken side mirror when it comes to tracking down the first car that struck the victim...

17. Man arrested in burglary of hit and run victim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-in-burglary-of-hit-and-run-victim

Police have arrested a male suspect in the burglary of a home belonging to a local elderly woman, who died Sunday night following a double hit and run in Paphos...

18. Man in car drags girl’s father for half a mile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-car-drags-girl-s-father-for-half-a-mile

A young man is wanted by police following a complaint by a foreign national who says he was injured after trying to jump into the suspect’s car to tell him to stop harassing his daughter...

19. Young biker dies in Dali collision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-biker-dies-in-dali-collision

A young biker was killed in a road accident in Dali on Thursday when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle turning right, with police asking members of the public to come forward if they have any information about the incident...

20. 729 lives lost on Cyprus roads between 2008-2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/729-lives-lost-on-cyprus-roads-between-2008-2020

Seven hundred and twenty nine people lost their lives in road crashes between 2008-2020, 60% of which (drivers and passengers) were not wearing a seat belt while 54% of motorcycle drivers and passengers weren’t wearing a helmet, figures released by the Cyprus police on Thursday showed....

21. Lawyer jailed in vehicular manslaughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-jailed-in-vehicular-manslaughter

A man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after he was found guilty of vehicular manslaughter, after a young girl was killed in a car crash in 2017 caused by an intoxicated driver behind the wheel...

22. Biker dies in violent crash in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-dies-in-violent-crash-in-paphos

A male driver in Paphos was briefly detained on vehicular manslaughter charges on Friday evening, after a biker was killed in a multi-vehicle collision involving an illegal right turn...

23. More road deaths, incidents over weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-road-death-more-incidents-over-weekend

A pedestrian was killed in a traffic accident on Sunday marking the second road fatality over the weekend, while two others were arrested in separate road incidents in Paphos and Limassol...

24. Thousands of drivers fined since higher penalties enforced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-drivers-fined-since-higher-penalties-enforced

Police have filed reports for over 2,360 traffic violations since October 1, when steeper penalties came into force as Cyprus scrambles to reduce its high rates of road deaths and accidents that are often the result of widespread reckless driving....

25. 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....

26. Cops fire warning shots to stop vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-fire-warning-shots-to-stop-vehicle

Police in Paphos district arrested a male driver on Thursday after he refused to stop for inspection, prompting officers to fire warning shots in the air...

27. Driver in Limassol fatality briefly arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-briefly-arrested-in-limassol-fatality

Police briefly arrested the driver in Limassol’s latest road fatality, where his girlfriend, a young mother of two, was killed violently after he lost control of the steering wheel...

28. Pickup driver facing involuntary manslaughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pickup-driver-facing-involuntary-manslaughter

The pickup truck driver, who was transporting steel pipes that ended up fatally striking a truck driver, will most likely be charged with causing another person's death through reckless behavior as well as carrying an unsecured load...

29. Trucker who drove with feet goes to jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trucker-who-drove-with-feet-jailed

A trucker who livestreamed a video showing him driving with his feet was handed down a prison sentence by a Larnaca district judge on Thursday...

30. Drunk cabbie jailed after speedy trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drunk-cabbie-jailed-after-speedy-trial

A taxi driver in Larnaca was sentenced to 15 days in prison and had his licence suspended by a judge who found him guilty of reckless driving and driving under the influence...

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