Close to 3,000 motorists done for speeding

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Close to 3,000 motorists done for speeding
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Traffic police fined a total of 2,840 drivers for speeding during last week’s major clampdown by on the island’s roads.

“It’s time that drivers in Cyprus instil a sense of road safety,” said Traffic Police Chief Phillipos Papaelias told state radio on Monday morning adding that a new week-long clampdown on seatbelts and child car-seats will also get underway.

Of particular concern were the high speeds that were clocked in built-up areas.

“Motorists were clocked at 90, 100 and 110km/h in a 50km/h zone,” he revealed.

“They must realise that at those speeds it is impossible to stop in time during an emergency. A child, cyclist, an animal or even another car can suddenly cut in front of a speeding driver and there is just not enough time to react effectively.”

He added: “Speed limits to a particular road are not there by chance but depend on a lot of factors regarding the physical condition of the road and subsequently to the...


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Close to 3,000 motorists done for speeding


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