Enhanced road safety measures were implemented during the European Roadpol Safety Week in Paphos District, with a focus on detailed inspections of buses and trucks, verification of vehicle documentation, and addressing multiple traffic violations and technical noncompliances. The operation resulted in the revocation of suitability certificates for unfit vehicles, identification of 121 violations, and enforcement actions to ensure compliance with safety regulations among professional drivers.
enforcement of traffic regulations
Two surveillance cameras have been relocated to a junction in Limassol following a fatal accident, as part of a strategic reassessment to enhance road safety and improve compliance with traffic rules. The cameras will monitor the highrisk area along with ongoing safety measures, such as education and stricter enforcement of regulations, in an effort to prevent future tragedies.
Recent audits have revealed that traffic cameras in Cyprus have recorded police vehicles committing 164 traffic violations over a 13month period. Shockingly, 93% of these violations were dismissed without proper documentation, and the fines for the remaining 7% remain unpaid, highlighting a significant accountability issue in law enforcement.