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21 July, 2024
 

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1. Cyprus sees less road violations as traffic cam system grows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-less-road-violations-as-traffic-cam-system-grow

The Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Works has reported a gradual decline in road violations at locations equipped with light marking systems during the second quarter of 2024, according to a recent statement. ...

2. Cyprus advances road safety with Intelligent Transport Systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-advances-road-safety-with-intelligent-transport-systems

In a bid to modernize its main road network and bolster transport safety, Cyprus is rolling out state-of-the-art intelligent transport systems (ITS) across key routes. ...

3. Ministry maintains €300 fine for running red lights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-maintains-€300-fine-for-running-red-lights

On Thursday, the Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeadis, was briefed on various legislative proposals submitted by parliamentarians....

4. Parliament reduces traffic light violation fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-reduces-traffic-light-violation-fines

Parliament unanimously passed a law reducing some out-of-court fines for traffic light violations, a measure largely prompted by the widespread use of photoelectric cameras in cities....

5. UNESCO recognizes Larnaca as Cyprus' first 'Tsunami Ready' city

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unesco-recognizes-larnaca-as-cyprus-first-tsunami-ready-city

Larnaca is set to become the first coastal city in Cyprus to implement an early warning system and tsunami evacuation plan... ...

6. Transport minister Vafeades calls for fair climate laws in shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-vafeades-calls-for-fair-climate-laws-in-shipping

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades spoke of the need to prevent the side effects of legislation to tackle climate change on the shipping sector and ports, during discussions in the Transport Council of the EU held on Tuesday in Luxembourg....

7. Fire ravages Kelokedara-Trachypedoula area

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-ravages-kelokedara-trachypedoula-area

Firefighters battled flames through the night in the area between Kelokedara and Trachypedoula, Community Council President Marios Zachariadis said Friday....

8. Raging wildfire forces evacuations from villages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raging-wildfire-forces-evacuations-from-villages

Firefighting efforts in the Paphos district are reaching superhuman levels as authorities battle a massive blaze that erupted on Tuesday, June 11, in the community of Yiolou. According to the latest updates, the Police have called on more personnel to assist in combating the fire....

9. Gaps in scooter legislation spark safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gaps-in-scooter-legislation-spark-safety-concerns

In the aftermath of a recent accident involving a journalist and an electric scooter, safety concerns regarding these vehicles are under scrutiny....

10. Almost 100 Paphos drivers flagged for exceeding limits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-100-paphos-drivers-flagged-for-exceeding-limits

Over the course of the last three days, Paphos Assistant Police Operations Director Michael Nicolaou reported a surge in traffic violations, with a total of 99 drivers cited. Predominantly, these infractions were related to speeding....

11. Resident confronts camera operator over missing sign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resident-confronts-camera-operator-over-missing-sign

Increasing complaints have emerged from drivers across Cyprus regarding unmarked speed camera trucks, sparking a debate about the legality and ethics of such practices....

12. Minister implements new measures to address traffic light malfunctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-implements-new-measures-to-address-traffic-light-malfunctions

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeadis announced new measures to address malfunctions in traffic light systems equipped with light detection technology. Speaking on the ''DIASPORA NEWS'' program, ...

13. Dimitroui regains consciousness every 5 minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dimitroui-regains-consciousness-every-5-minutes

Dimitris Andronikou, popularly known as ''Dimitroui,'' remains hospitalized in a serious but stable condition following a criminal incident that occurred......

14. 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......

15. Increased police presence on Cyprus roads for Easter traffic surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increased-police-presence-on-cyprus-roads-for-easter-traffic-surge

Cyprus Police have announced increased road safety measures for the upcoming Easter and Resurrection holiday period, as is customary every year....

16. Woman, 42, drives wrong way on highway, under influence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-42-drives-wrong-way-on-highway-under-influence

A 42-year-old woman was apprehended by Paphos Traffic Police on Thursday afternoon after she was found driving in oncoming traffic on the Paphos - Limassol motorway, allegedly under the influence of intoxication and drugs....

17. Baltimore turns to container owners for ship salvage funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baltimore-turns-to-container-owners-for-ship-salvage-funds

The owner and manager of the massive container ship that took down the Francis Scott Key Bridge last month should be held fully liable for the deadly collapse, according to court papers filed Monday on behalf of Baltimore’s mayor and city council....

18. Nicosia ring road faces setbacks, delays and budget overruns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ring-road-faces-setbacks-delays-and-budget-overruns

The Nicosia Ring Road project, a cornerstone of infrastructure development in Cyprus, has encountered significant setbacks, including delays and budget overruns, casting a shadow over its completion prospects and anticipated benefits, according to a report by Apostolos Tomaras in Kathimerini's Sunday edition....

19. Aptera's solar car prototype moves closer to completion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aptera-s-solar-car-prototype-moves-closer-to-completion

In a monumental stride towards realizing its vision, Aptera, the manufacturer of the highly anticipated solar-powered car, recently welcomed the arrival of its first production-grade body at its headquarters in San Diego....

20. Police rake in €3.3 million in fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-rake-in-€3-3-million-in-fines

In a recent statement, the Police revealed that from the start of the year until now, they have executed a staggering 18,791 fine warrants across the country. ...

21. Government considers creation of speed track to boost road safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-considers-creation-of-speed-track-to-boost-road-safety

The prospect of establishing a dedicated track for speed enthusiasts has emerged as part of efforts to bolster road safety, according to Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeadis....

22. Roads turned into rivers amid thunderstorms and hail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roads-turned-into-rivers-amid-thunderstorms-and-hail

Severe weather unleashed its fury on Cyprus on Tuesday, with thunderstorms and hail wreaking havoc in various parts of the island, transforming roads into rivers and snarling traffic. ...

23. Heavy rains and hail sweep across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-and-hail-sweep-across-cyprus

Cyprus is currently facing the brunt of severe weather conditions, with heavy rains and hail wreaking havoc in various regions....

24. Over €9M in traffic fines collected amid camera controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-€9m-in-traffic-fines-collected-amid-camera-controversy

Cyprus has collected €9.3 million ($10.2 million) in fines from traffic violations reported through its photo certification system between January 2022 and mid-March 2024, according to figures released by the police....

25. Hailstorms paralyzed Cyprus on Green Monday, roads turned into rivers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hailstorms-paralyzed-cyprus-on-green-monday-roads-turned-into-rivers

Green Monday in Cyprus was marred by severe weather conditions, causing widespread disruption across the island....

26. Cyprus paves the way in its ambitious road infrastructure agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-paves-the-way-in-its-ambitious-road-infrastructure-agenda

In an exclusive interview with Maria Eracleous of ''K,'' Eleftherios Eleftheriou, Director of Cyprus's Public Works Department, provided updates on critical infrastructure projects across the island nation....

27. Farewell to speed bumps, hello to 'cushions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farewell-to-speed-bumps-hello-to-cushions

The removal of road humps continues across Cyprus, with authorities considering the installation of "cushions" (commonly used abroad) and islands instead of cameras at points where measures for road safety are needed....

28. Traffic light cameras to get enhanced surveillance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traffic-light-cameras-to-get-enhanced-surveillance

Cyprus is set to implement three new measures to improve its current photo-labeling system aimed at enhancing road safety. ...

29. Transport Ministry enhances traffic surveillance with 170 new cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-ministry-enhances-traffic-surveillance-with-170-new-cameras

In a bid to revolutionize its traffic monitoring capabilities, the Ministry of Transport in Cyprus is embarking on a strategic initiative....

30. EU lawmakers want drivers to pass medical exams every 15 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-want-drivers-to-pass-medical-exams-every-15-years

European Union lawmakers are debating whether to require drivers to pass medical exams every 15 years to keep their licences, a proposal that has sparked backlash in France....

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