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Bad Paphos drivers clock up 1,651 violations

In the first 23 days of October Paphos police recorded a total of 1,651 cases of traffic code violations.

Paphos police recorded 704 cases of speeding, 123 of mobile phone use while driving, and 239 cases where drivers were not wearing seat belts or safety helmets.

Regarding high alcohol consumption, the police said checks showed one in ten drivers were above the allowed limit.

From the total 798 checks for alcohol consumption, 81 drivers were above the limit. Meanwhile, one driver was found driving under the influence of drugs.

An additional 503 drivers were reported for various other traffic code violations.

 

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