News Local Limassol police book 104 drivers in six hours

Limassol police book 104 drivers in six hours

 

Limassol police booked 104 drivers for traffic offences in six hours from 6.00 pm to midnight on Friday as part of a road safety campaign.

Two cars, seven motorbikes and five moped were confiscated. 

Of the 104 drivers booked, 28 concerned bikers and moped drivers, in most cases for driving without a licence and insurance and not wearing a helmet. They included two 15 year olds who were driving a motorbike without a licence and insurance. They were taken to the police station where their family was called to pick them up.

As regards car drivers, one driver was caught driving under the influence of drugs and two under the influence of alcohol.

 

Top Stories

Economic sentiment deteriorates significantly in May

    In May 2020, economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated further as the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI-CypERC) decreased by 4.1 points compared with April 2020, due...

Bus service back on Sundays, holidays

    Buses, including shuttles, will be back on the streets from this Sunday after the Transport Ministry announced that bus service can resume on Sundays...

President to announce new package of economic measures on Wednesday

  President Nicos Anastasiades, will address the public on Wednesday evening to announce a new package of measures to support employees and the economy. According to...

Bloomberg: Sweden to raise exclusion from Cyprus arrivals list

  Sweden, which has not been included in the list of 19 countries whose tourists can visit Cyprus once the airports reopen next month, will...

Germany stamps authority on Lufthansa with €9 bln lifeline

Germany threw Lufthansa a 9 billion euro lifeline on Monday, agreeing a bailout which gives Berlin a veto in the event of a hostile bid for...

Taste

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...

Honey Balls

As you stroll down Onasagorou street in the old city of Nicosia and suddenly feel the need for something sweet, follow the smell of...

Octopus with Oregano

Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1 kg octopus ½ tsp dry oregano Pepper 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice Preparation: Clean the octopus thoroughly under cold running water. Place the octopus...

Fish meatballs

In a bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and parsley. Boil the fish, cut into small pieces and add to the bowl. Add salt...