Cabinet approves tough penalties for traffic offences

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Cabinet on Friday approved a steep rise in penalties and fines for traffic offences as part of efforts to stem the bloodshed on the island’s roads.

Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou said that the draft bill will now be sent to the House of  Representatives for approval.

The fine for speeding will quintuple while that for failure to wear a seat belt will jump more than four times.

Nicolaou said that the out of court fine for speeding will quintuple from €1 for each kilometre over the speed limit to €5.

Use of a mobile phone while driving will be punishable...


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Cabinet approves tough penalties for traffic offences


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