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1. 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...

2. 58-year-old driver dies in fatal Paphos rotating crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/58-year-old-driver-dies-in-fatal-rotating-crash-in-paphos

3. Speed limits drop for city centre streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speed-limits-drop-for-city-centre-streets

Drivers on major roads in Cypriot cities may soon need to slow down further, if a new effort by the Road Safety Council takes hold reducing speed limits further from 50 down to just 30 kilometres per hour...

4. Smoothening the cliff edge in EU-UK relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/smoothening-the-cliff-edge-in-eu-uk-relations

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the United Kingdom and the European Union came into effect on January 1, 2021, capping a tumultuous four-and-a-half-year period since the shocking result of the July 2016 Brexit referendum, in which 51.9% of the British voters voted in favor of leaving the EU. Subject to the delayed assent of the European Parliament, this UK-EU free trade agreement (FTA) extends zero-tariff and quota-free trade in goods between the two economic areas....

5. Police to step up checks, patrols amid holiday period

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-step-up-checks-patrols

With the health ministry sticking to the plan despite the holidays, the police will be stepping up patrols and checks, even in private homes in the event of a complaint....

6. Cyprus traffic cameras venture set in motion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-traffic-cameras-venture-set-in-motion

The contract for the study, installation, and maintenance of the island’s new traffic camera system was signed on Monday, setting into motion the pilot phase of the project that was several years in the making....

7. Another road fatality under investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-road-fatality-under-investigation

A road fatality in Larnaca is under investigation after a woman was killed when the vehicle she was driving veered off course and crushed into a divider...

8. Road worker dies in freak accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/road-worker-dies-in-freak-accident

A road worker was killed on the Limassol-Paphos highway on Tuesday after a van slammed into a road construction safety light, pinning the man underneath a maintenance truck...

9. 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...

10. Pedestrian killed in dangerous road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pedestrian-killed-in-dangerous-road-accident

A man walking with his mother along a rural coastal road in Paphos district was killed after he was struck by a vehicle, with local representatives issuing urgent calls to expedite the construction of safety features in the area including a sidewalk...

11. Cars engulfed in flames on Nicosia roads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cars-engulfed-in-flames-on-nicosia-roads

Fire fighters responded to an incident in downtown Nicosia on Monday morning, when a car in motion caught fire, while a similar incident took place in the western part of the capital a day earlier...

12. EY Cyprus Platinum Sponsor at first Cyprus Forum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-platinum-sponsor-at-the-first-cyprus-forum

13. 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....

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. Couple injured after quad bike falls off cliff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-injured-after-quad-bike-falls-off-cliff

A footballer who plays for a local team and his girlfriend were injured in a quad bike accident in Paphos on Sunday, when they fell off the same cliff where another foreign couple was killed last year...

16. Police lower over-the-limit tolerance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-lower-over-the-limit-tolerance

Motorists who go slightly over the speed limit by relying on police tolerance will need to make new calculations next week, following a decision by the transport ministry...

17. Driver dies after crash that went unnoticed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-dies-after-wreck-that-went-unnoticed

A young man from Larnaca district died in hospital on Monday, a day after he was involved in a road accident when his car veered off the road and was not discovered until hours later...

18. Cyprus adopts new road safety plan for 2021-2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-new-road-safety-plan-for-2021-2030

The Road Safety Council on Wednesday adopted a new strategic plan for 2021-2030 that aims to cut road deaths by half, with the plan to introduce harsher penalties and traffic cameras....

19. Shop owners block road work in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shop-owners-block-road-work-in-limassol

Shop owners in Limassol, who oppose the construction of a median strip on a popular avenue, blocked road workers on Friday morning, with reports saying police officers were trying to hold back angry protesters...

20. Restrictions on Limassol gatherings eased slightly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restrictions-on-limassol-gatherings-eased-slightly

Cyprus’ developing epidemiological situation was discussed on Tuesday in an emergency teleconference meeting between the Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou and the government’s coronavirus advisory team, with participants agreeing to relax certain restrictions in Limassol....

21. Old habit behind new bus accidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/old-habits-behind-new-bus-accidents

The new public bus company in Nicosia says drivers received intensified training, with an official giving more details of what actually happened in the latest accidents including one that was fatal...

22. Local biker dies in highway exit crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-biker-dies-in-highway-exit-crash

A local biker was killed on Sunday after his motorcycle veered off a highway exit in Limassol....

23. Pedestrian woman dies after Larnaca accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pedestrian-woman-dies-after-larnaca-accident

A woman in Larnaca was killed in a road incident on Wednesday when a minibus struck her as she was trying to cross the road...

24. Justice minister determined to tackle poor driving culture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/justice-minister-determined-to-tackle-poor-driving-culture

Justice minister Emily Yioliti met on Friday with the chief of police Stelios Papatheodorou to discuss ways of curbing road accidents, from which 23 people lost their lives just this year, and which are widely accepted to be caused by an broader lack of conscientiousness in the island’s driving culture....

25. Probe launched into new public transport buses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-launched-into-new-public-transport-buses

The buses of the new public transport company covering Nicosia and Larnaca are set to be placed under the microscope of the departments of road transport and electrical and mechanical services, after several accidents and the death of one bus driver were recorded since the new buses began making the rounds on July 5....

26. Young woman dies in hospital after brutal crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-woman-dies-in-hospital-after-brutal-crash

A young local woman died in hospital over the weekend, ten days after a brutal car crash caused by an illegal overtake, with reports saying her organs have been donated to patients in Cyprus and Greece...

27. Elderly man on moped killed in road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-on-moped-killed-in-road-accident

Nicosia police say there was no arrest in a fatal accident on Monday, where an elderly man on a moped was killed after he collided with a car in the Sopaz area, while a bus driver was crushed to death when his idling vehicle ran him over...

28. Car plunges into the sea in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/car-plunges-into-the-sea-in-paphos

A couple who drove to Akamas to admire the view ended up in the emergency room, with reports saying the female passenger was seriously injured after their parked car moved forward and fell off a cliff...

29. New Ministers of Justice and Defence sworn in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-justice-defence-ministers-sworn-in

The new Ministers of Justice and Defence, Emily Yiolitis and Charalambos Petrides, were sworn in at the Presidential Palace on Monday....

30. Driver dies in rural Larnaca accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-dies-in-rural-larnaca-accident

A local driver was killed in a road accident on Friday morning when his vehicle hit a sign and flipped over in rural Larnaca...

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