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Coordinated Police Operations in Cyprus’ Provinces

During recent coordinated police operations in Cyprus, authorities made various arrests and seized illegal items as part of efforts to enhance road safety and prevent crime. In Larnaca, arrests were made for existing warrants and illegal activities, while in Paphos, sound systems were confiscated for noise pollution violations. Famagusta saw arrests for illegal residency and employment, with a focus on enhancing public safety and upholding the law.

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Graduated Fines for Traffic Violations: A New Proposal

The new proposal in Cyprus suggests implementing graduated fines for traffic violations, adjusting penalties based on the severity of offenses. Minor violations like stopping at the first line at traffic lights could result in a €25 fine, while more serious infractions like crossing a pedestrian crossing may lead to a €300 fine, aiming to promote road safety through deterrence and compliance.

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Comprehensive Measures to Improve Road Safety in Cyprus

Cyprus has launched a comprehensive crackdown on traffic violations, targeting speeding, unlicensed vehicles, seatbelt noncompliance, distracted driving such as mobile phone use, and traffic signal violations to increase road safety and reduce serious accidents. The initiative involved multiple units across the island enforcing road regulations over a single weekend, resulting in 1,231 complaints filed for various offenses, with a focus on fostering road awareness and preventing tragic incidents.

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Cyprus Police Intensify Road Safety Efforts for Easter

The Cyprus Police are intensifying road safety efforts for Easter by increasing patrols and targeting speeding, impaired driving, nonuse of seatbelts, and distracted driving. They are also engaging in community awareness campaigns and tailoring surveillance efforts to address the unique challenges of different road sectors. These measures aim to prevent accidents and ensure a safer holiday for all road users in Cyprus.

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Tragic Outcome of a Reckless Maneuver: Young Driver Faces Jail Time

The young driver involved in the tragic incident faced serious legal consequences for reckless driving, receiving a twoyear prison sentence, a threemonth driving license suspension, and ten penalty points on their license. This case underscores the importance of responsible behavior behind the wheel and the severe repercussions that can follow negligent actions on the road.

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Law Enforcement Intensifies Patrols in Limassol

Over the recent bank holiday weekend, Limassol police intensified patrols resulting in 811 vehicle stops and 833 individual checks, leading to fines for 20 drink driving cases, 134 other traffic violations, and 31 court referrals. In addition, the operation recovered stolen motorcycles and a hunting rifle, impounded vehicles without plates, and resulted in three arrests for illegal drug possession, showcasing the police force’s commitment to public safety and security.

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Nicosia’s Vigilant Traffic Policing: A Synopsis of Recent Efforts

The Nicosia police, with the “Z” team, have conducted strategic traffic checks resulting in 319 complaints for traffic signal violations, 53 for speeding, and other safetyrelated infractions, in ongoing efforts to instill responsible driving and prevent accidents. These comprehensive efforts aim to curb reckless driving behaviors, ensuring road safety and protecting citizens from the dangers of noncompliance with traffic laws in Nicosia.

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Coordinated Wheel Control Operation by Group “Z” and EOMO in Limassol

During the coordinated wheel control operation by Group “Z” and EOMO in Limassol, law enforcement officers reported several violations, including 25 drivers for licensing issues, 17 impounded vehicles, 20 individuals for insurance violations, and various complaints for vehicle condition noncompliance. A total of 286 traffic violations were identified, showcasing significant efforts to enhance road safety in the community.

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Expansion of the Photo-Enforcement System

The photoenforcement system is expanding to enhance road safety by monitoring and deterring traffic violations with strategically placed cameras. Immediate additions include 12 new camera points, with a longterm goal of having 90 fixed cameras at 30 points by March 2024, underscoring a commitment to reduce accidents and improve compliance with traffic regulations.

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