Nine hundred and nineteen drivers were reported for various traffic offences on Friday night as police continued targeted campaigns across Cyprus.
Specifically in Limassol, members of the police conducted traffic stops during a campaign aimed at combating juvenile delinquency and reducing serious road traffic offences. The results, announced by police, were as follows:
- 120 drivers reported for speed limit violations
- 26 drivers reported for mobile phone use whilst driving
- 26 riders reported for not wearing a helmet
- 7 drivers reported for driving under the influence of alcohol
- 162 drivers reported for various unspecified road traffic offences
Also, during the police traffic stops, a bat, sledge hammer and a knife were found and confiscated.
In a separate nationwide traffic campaign on Friday night the police highlighted the following results:
- 176 drivers reported for speed limit violations
- 376 drivers reported for various unspecified road traffic offences
- 26 drivers reported for driving under the influence of alcohol
The police noted that there will be an increased police presence both on foot and motor patrols, aimed at preventing and combating all forms of criminal activity and offending behaviour.