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41 drivers booked overnight in Polis Chryschous traffic clampdown

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Police booked 41 drivers and made three arrests during a road safety campaign in the Polis Chrysochous area on Thursday night, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Friday.

It said that more than 20 police officers took part in the campaign from 7.00 pm to 1.00 am. Police reported 41 traffic violations and arrested three persons aged 38, 24 and 28, for illegal residence in the Republic.

Of the 41 traffic violations, eight concerned speeding, six for car windows with restricted visibility, one for tampering with the bodywork, one for not wearing a seat belt, two concerned driving with free hands, one for not wearing a helmet, three for not having a licence plate, two for using immobilised cars, one for driving with worn tyres, two for driving without road tax and one for driving a car that had been removed from the register.

In addition, one driver was reported for driving without a driver’s licence, two for driving without insurance and 10 for other traffic offences.

Police also carried out checks at business premises in Polis and Latchi and reported two for breaking the coronavirus protocols.


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