Cyprus Mail

336 traffic offences in 12 hours in Paphos district

Police booked 48 drivers for speeding during a 12-hour road safety campaign in the Paphos district.

They were among 336 total offences reported from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm on Wednesday at well-known blackspots in the district as well as in Polis Chrysochous and on the motorways.

The campaign was carried out by the unit for the prevention of road accidents at police headquarters, traffic police and other officers and came within the framework of efforts to reduce road fatalities and serious collisions and to bolster road safety awareness.

Overall, police booked 336 offences of which 78 were for failure to wear a seat belt, 65 for driving without road tax, 55 for driving without free hands and 48 for speeding. Five cars and one moped were confiscated.


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