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02 December, 2020
 

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1. 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...

2. EY Cyprus Platinum Sponsor at first Cyprus Forum

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

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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....

9. 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...

10. 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....

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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....

20. 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...

21. Elderly pedestrian dies in Limassol accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-man-dies-in-limassol-road-accident

An elderly pedestrian was killed on Thursday in a road accident in Limassol, when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle as he was trying to cross the street...

22. Wars over imported damaged vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wars-over-imported-damaged-vehicles

Transport ministry officials are getting serious pushback from groups opposing a new guideline that would require car damage history to be disclosed to prospective buyers of used vehicles...

23. Local biker killed in Limassol accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-biker-killed-in-limassol-accident

A biker was brutally killed in a road accident in Limassol on Sunday with reports saying he lost control of his motorcycle and landed into an empty field...

24. Coronavirus picture remains positive as island braces for phase two

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-picture-remains-positive-as-island-braces-for-phase-two

Cyprus maintained its streak of minimal new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, as just one new case was announced two days before the initiation of the second phase of the relaxation of measures that will see restrictions on movement lifted....

25. Driver killed in Larnaca weekend accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-killed-in-larnaca-weekend-accident

A Larnaca resident was killed in a road accident over the weekend after the car he was driving went off the highway in Larnaca district...

26. Local man dies in Dali road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-man-dies-in-dali-road-accident

A local man was killed and his spouse seriously injured in a road accident on Thursday, when the couple was struck by a pickup truck south of Nicosia...

27. 20,000 coronavirus tests to target school staff and students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-000-coronavirus-tests-to-target-school-staff-and-students

After news that schools will be reopening doors for students of all levels on May 21 sparked debate and concern among the Cyprus public, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou said Thursday that a round of 20,000 coronavirus tests will be launched, targeting school staff and students....

28. The four phases of Cyprus' lockdown exit roadmap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-four-phases-of-cyprus-lockdown-exit-roadmap

The Health Minister on Thursday gave a detailed overview of the four phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit roadmap, which will be subject to adjustments based on how well the island responds to the gradual easing of restrictions....

29. Lifting restrictions signal progress, but concerns high over relapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifting-of-restrictions-sign-of-progress-but-concerns-high-over-relapse

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Wednesday that with the island moving toward recovering from the coronavirus outbreak, the gradual lifting of measures set to begin next week is a testament of the progress being made, but it also a source of intense concern over a potential relapse....

30. Cypriots told to 'mask up' this summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-told-to-mask-up-this-summer

The use of face masks is recommended but not required in the Republic of Cyprus, while Turkish Cypriots in the north are being told medical masks are mandatory during Ramadan...

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