Tag: RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit

Traffic cops begin another targetted road crackdown

Traffic cops begin another targetted road crackdown

| 24/06/2024 | 17 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit launched a new road safety campaign on Monday, which will last until Sunday, 7 July. Traffic police will conduct high-visibility initiatives and traffic enforcement across the islands, focusing on persistent road safety offences and poor driving behaviour, including speeding, DUI, inconsiderate and distracted driving. As Cayman continues […]

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Police crackdown cuts crashes in Eastern Districts

Police crackdown cuts crashes in Eastern Districts

| 18/05/2023 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Operation Borage is beginning to have the desired effect, the RCIPS has said, and the traffic unit’s crackdown has reduced collisions and the number of illegal bikes on the road and has improved the overall rate of offences and bad driving in the Eastern Districts. Over the holiday weekend, the police had “a huge […]

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Traffic cops focus on speeding in Eastern Districts

Traffic cops focus on speeding in Eastern Districts

| 16/05/2023 | 45 Comments

(CNS): Police issued 50 speeding tickets last week during Operation Borage, the RCIPS’s latest clampdown on rogue drivers, focussing on the Eastern Districts, where residents have raised concerns with the traffic police about dangerous driving, especially at weekends. The enforcement operation also led to an undisclosed number of tickets issued for other offences.

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Cops begin Christmas crime, crashes crackdown

Cops begin Christmas crime, crashes crackdown

| 05/12/2022 | 72 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS annual Christmas crackdown on crime and road collisions is underway, which means more cops on the beat and more road checks. During Operation Winter Guardian, which started Thursday, there will be an increase in community foot patrols, high visibility mobile patrols and intensified road enforcement operations, supported by road safety education and […]

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Police looking for rogue school bus driver

Police looking for rogue school bus driver

| 28/11/2022 | 49 Comments

(CNS): The driver of a school bus who was caught on camera driving on the wrong side of the road in order to beat the morning traffic in Red Bay last week has not only angered commuters and worried parents but has also caught the attention of the police. (See video below.) A spokesperson for […]

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Alarming number of speeders on local roads

Alarming number of speeders on local roads

| 15/08/2022 | 178 Comments

(CNS): As Cayman marks the grim milestone of a dozen road deaths this year, the police are appealing to drivers to slow down and stop drinking. The RCIPS is urging motorists to engage in safe driving over weekends and in bad weather, as the number of fatal collisions this year climbs. Aleiny Reve Villegas (20) […]

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New traffic unit issues 62 tickets in first week

New traffic unit issues 62 tickets in first week

| 06/04/2022 | 47 Comments

(CNS): The new RCIPS Eastern Districts Road Policing Unit (EDRPU) issued 62 tickets to drivers in its first week after focusing on school zones in the districts.  Forty-six people were pulled over for speeding, including seven drivers who were travelling at more than double the school zone speed limit. This is 15mph during school drop-off […]

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RCIPS creates traffic unit for Eastern Districts

RCIPS creates traffic unit for Eastern Districts

| 30/03/2022 | 29 Comments

(CNS): With the level of serious collisions on Grand Cayman’s roads rising, the RCIPS has launched an additional Traffic and Roads Policing Unit to cover the Eastern Districts in an effort to reduce the number of crashes and address poor driving and community concerns.

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RCIPS reshuffle puts new face in charge of traffic

RCIPS reshuffle puts new face in charge of traffic

| 22/03/2022 | 44 Comments

(CNS): All eyes will be on Inspector Andre Tahal over the coming months as the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has revealed that he took over as head of the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit (TRPU) on 1 February. His predecessor, Inspector Dwayne Jones, has moved to uniform operations, the RCIPS said in a release. […]

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Robbers, burglars and car thief keep cops busy

Robbers, burglars and car thief keep cops busy

| 30/12/2021 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Police officers were called to the first of two commercial burglaries over the holiday weekend at around 9am Christmas Day. A Nissan Skyliner was then reported stolen on Monday, before the most serious crime over the weekend took place just after midnight Tuesday, when a man was assaulted and robbed on the street in […]

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RCIPS holiday safety campaign off to a bad start

RCIPS holiday safety campaign off to a bad start

| 08/12/2021 | 76 Comments

(CNS): Traffic cops were called to twenty road smashes over the weekend, including one in which a person was killed and several others badly injured, as the RCIPS holiday safety campaign got off to a bad start. The extension of Operation Quaker into the festive season is a key component of the overall Christmas campaign […]

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