Tag: DUI

Rogue drivers cause 40 weekend smashes

Rogue drivers cause 40 weekend smashes

| 13/08/2021 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Last weekend traffic cops arrested eight people on suspicion of DUI, one for being in charge of a vehicle whilst under the influence of alcohol and two for driving while disqualified. According to the police “just under 35 tickets” were issued, largely for speeding and illegal tint, and officers responded to almost 40 crashes […]

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Brunch focus nets just nine drunk drivers

Brunch focus nets just nine drunk drivers

| 30/06/2021 | 84 Comments

(CNS): Operation Quaker, the RCIPS’ latest road safety and enforcement campaign, focused on drivers leaving Sunday brunch events this weekend, which resulted in just nine people arrested for driving under the influence. Officers at road blocks and on patrol also issued 54 speeding tickets and dealt with 27 other traffic offenses, such as using a […]

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Two dozen weekend crashes reported

Two dozen weekend crashes reported

| 22/06/2021 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Police attended two dozen crashes, one of them serious, over the Father’s Day weekend. They also issued 50 tickets, most of them for speeding, and arrested eleven drivers for drinking and driving, as the road safety campaign, Operation Quaker, continued. According to the RCIPS, officers on Grand Cayman carried out high visibility patrols and […]

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Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

| 16/06/2021 | 31 Comments

(CNS): As police continue Operation Quaker, the latest road safety campaign focusing on weekend driving, the holiday weekend saw an increase again in crashes and traffic offences after a decline during the previous regular weekend. Between 11 and 14 June, officers on Grand Cayman arrested 13 drunk drivers and issued around 60 tickets, mostly for […]

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Operation Quaker targets bad weekend driving

Operation Quaker targets bad weekend driving

| 28/05/2021 | 131 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is beginning a road safety and enforcement campaign this weekend to target the particularly bad driving at the weekends. Operation Quakers will focus on curbing reckless and dangerous driving when the worst incidents have been occurring. It will see an increased police presence and traffic enforcement during key hours, including speeding enforcement […]

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Traffic remains key issue for cops

Traffic remains key issue for cops

| 13/05/2021 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Poor behaviour by drivers as well as the amount of traffic on the roads that is fuelling the Cayman Islands’ high per capita crash rate will continue to be major issues for the police, senior RCIPS officers said at a press briefing Wednesday, when the annual statistics for road collisions, offences and fatalities in […]

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RCIPS nets 20+ drunk drivers in one month

RCIPS nets 20+ drunk drivers in one month

| 01/03/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS): More than 20 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol last month, with some being more than three times over the legal limit. Given the role that drinking plays in the significant number of smashes on Cayman’s roads every day, traffic officers said they are being extra vigilant during their patrols […]

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Cop car involved in another smash

Cop car involved in another smash

| 15/02/2021 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Police have reported yet another collision involving an RCIPS vehicle. This time a “service vehicle” was said to have been involved in a collision at the junction of Watercourse Road and Hell Road in West Bay with a gold Honda Civic at around 8:30pm Friday evening. While the RCIPS has not said what type […]

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Suspect drunk driver has narrow escape

Suspect drunk driver has narrow escape

| 19/01/2021

(CNS): The driver of a grey Kia Cerato who crashed into a wall on Sunday evening in Bodden Town was uninjured after a lucky escape. The 26-year-old man from West Bay was helped out of the car by a member of the public after it caught fire shortly after the collision. However, he was arrested […]

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Drunk driver suspect escapes from cop car

Drunk driver suspect escapes from cop car

| 24/11/2020 | 17 Comments

(CNS): A woman arrested for drunk driving following a crash on the West Bay Road on Sunday made a run for it when the cop car she was in stopped at the hospital. However, the woman handed herself in yesterday, police said, as they continue the investigation into the smash in which a second driver […]

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Driver 4x over limit stopped in wrong lane

Driver 4x over limit stopped in wrong lane

| 11/11/2020 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Police are once again urging drivers not to get behind the wheel when they have been drinking, after averting what could have been another tragic road smash this week. At 6:00 on Tuesday evening officers pulled over a driver who was driving in the wrong lane. Given his slurred speech and the strong smell […]

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