Tag: RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit

Senior cop alarmed by DUI increases

Senior cop alarmed by DUI increases

| 10/10/2019 | 84 Comments

(CNS): There is not sign of any reduction in the number of drivers getting behind the wheel drunk, according to the RCIPS, and Superintendent Robert Graham said he was alarmed by the amount of people consuming alcohol and then driving home. In September a total of 27 people were nabbed by officers for driving under […]

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Emergency meeting seeks solutions to traffic trouble

Emergency meeting seeks solutions to traffic trouble

| 23/09/2019 | 203 Comments

(CNS): Just a few weeks after Cayman’s students returned to school, traffic on the roads has reached some of the worst congestion levels ever experienced here, especially for drivers coming from and going to the Eastern Districts. Planning and Infrastructure Minister Joey Hew held an emergency inter-agency meeting last week to find solutions, such as […]

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Speed and drunks cause crashes

Speed and drunks cause crashes

| 16/09/2019 | 97 Comments

(CNS): Police Inspector Dwayne Jones, who is in charge of the Traffic and Road Policing Unit, has pointed to speeding and people getting behind the wheel drunk as the main causes of the significant number of crashes in Cayman. With six people having been killed on local roads so far this year and several critically […]

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Drivers warned kids must wear seat belts

Drivers warned kids must wear seat belts

| 29/08/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The police are warning drivers that if there are children in their vehicles, they must be properly strapped in their seats. Traffic and Roads Policing Unit (TRPU) officers have been increasing checks during back-to-school week and have seen “a large number of children travelling in vehicles who have not been wearing their seatbelts”. Police said […]

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77 road smashes in 10 days

77 road smashes in 10 days

| 11/07/2019 | 107 Comments

(CNS): Crashes and traffic offences continue to plague Cayman’s roads, with 77 reported smashes in the first ten days of July, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit said it is doing its best to enforce the law to maintain safety, but after 270 speeding tickets were […]

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New boss for traffic cops unit

New boss for traffic cops unit

| 27/06/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Inspector Dwayne Jones, who has taken over the leadership of the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit, is warning drivers that with increased resources, traffic cops will be clamping down even more. Following three years of work by Inspector Ian Yearwood, who has now rotated to a new uniform management position, Jones will be […]

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Road cops to clamp down on unsafe loads

Road cops to clamp down on unsafe loads

| 10/05/2019 | 56 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has released a gallery of images showing some of the unsafe truck loads officers have spotted on Cayman roads recently ahead of plans to crack down on unsafe vehicles. The Traffic and Roads Policing Unit is urging drivers to ensure that loads are safe and secured in such […]

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Six-car pile-up in GT evening rush hour

Six-car pile-up in GT evening rush hour

| 08/05/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Several people sustained minor injuries yesterday evening in George Town when six cars were involved in one crash. The pile-up happened after a Nissan Skyline, exiting the Alissta Towers Plaza on North Sound Road, was hit by a Mercedes Benz SUV, which then ploughed into rush hour stationary traffic just before 5:50pm. The RCIPS […]

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Crashes drop but tickets soar for rogue drivers

Crashes drop but tickets soar for rogue drivers

| 01/05/2019 | 40 Comments

(CNS): Traffic statistics for 2018 released by the police Wednesday reflect a 14% drop in the actual number of reported crashes on Cayman Islands roads compared to 2017, but a stark increase in enforcement resulted in thousands of tickets being issued to rogue drivers. While the total number of collisions fell, the number of road […]

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Traffic cops round up seven drunk drivers

Traffic cops round up seven drunk drivers

| 12/04/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Last weekend officers from the RCIPS traffic department arrested seven drunk drivers on suspicion of DUI during ongoing traffic enforcement efforts. Two of the people arrested had a blood alcohol content of over twice the legal limit, police said, adding that all of the drunk drivers now face losing their licences for at least […]

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Witnesses needed in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Witnesses needed in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 24/03/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed, or has information about, the death of Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55) in a fatal hit-and-run on Cayman Brac early Friday morning to contact them. Officers from the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit on Grand Cayman are on the Brac to help local officers with the ongoing investigation […]

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