Tag: RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit

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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Driver smashes up police car in hit-and-run

Driver smashes up police car in hit-and-run

| 29/01/2019 | 22 Comments

(CNS): A police car was extensively damaged after it was hit by another car, which skidded into its path at around 3:30 Saturday morning. Officers in the RCIPS vehicle had just turned from Sticky Toffee Lane onto Batabano Road in West Bay when the civilian car travelling at high speed in the opposite direction crashed […]

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Police still alarmed by boozed up drivers

Police still alarmed by boozed up drivers

| 15/01/2019 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Six drivers were arrested over the weekend after they were found to be drunk behind the wheel. Four of the six men and women were twice over the legal limit and one was arrested after a midnight collision on the West Bay Road involving another sober driver. The other drunk drivers were arrested after […]

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Police round up 47 drunk drivers over holidays

Police round up 47 drunk drivers over holidays

| 03/01/2019 | 40 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service made 47 arrests for drinking and driving during the holiday season, but just four of them were on the morning of New Year’s Day. That so few people were caught over the limit and behind the wheel after the night of celebration may be because around 1,400 people made use […]

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Drivers urged to follow rules around schools

Drivers urged to follow rules around schools

| 02/10/2018 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is imploring drivers to adhere to the rules of the road, especially when it comes to driving in and around school zones and when close to school buses. Police in the traffic unit said that since the return to school, they have seen a tremendous increase in traffic, especially before and after school […]

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