Larnaca traffic police have stepped up checks in recent days, focusing on accident blackspots and particularly on the Larnaca-Dhekelia road.
During an eight hour operation on Wednesday, Larnaca police booked 836 traffic offences.
Of these 518 were for speeding, 58 for failing to wear a seat belt, 56 for using a mobile phone while driving, four for driving under the influence of drugs and 81 for other traffic offences.
Moreover, smart patrol cars on Larnaca’s streets recorded 119 offences.
Meanwhile in a separate announcement police said that more than 66 drivers had been booked for speeding islandwide kin 24 hours. Police said that their road safety campasigns and traffic checks would continue.