Tag: RCIPS Traffic Management Unit

Cyclist seriously injured by suspect drunk driver

Cyclist seriously injured by suspect drunk driver

| 10/11/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): A cyclist was seriously injured Thursday evening in a collision with a vehicle near to the Butterfield Roundabout on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in George Town in which a suspected drunk driver ended up in a five-car smash. Police were called to the scene at about 5:30pm yesterday and found [...]

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DVL holding hundreds of uncollected plates

DVL holding hundreds of uncollected plates

| 02/11/2017 | 62 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS and the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing are urging drivers in cars that are still displaying temporary plates to go to the DVDL to get their new and secure replacement plates.  Although the government unit is behind on the goal to replace all plates with the new [...]

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Booze and rain fuel more road crashes

Booze and rain fuel more road crashes

| 30/10/2017 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Police dealt with 30 crashes on Cayman’s roads this weekend caused by a combination of wet conditions and drunk drivers. At least four people were arrested for drinking and driving and police are also on the lookout for a driver who fled the scene after mowing down a cyclist. “We saw [...]

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Booze continues to fuel road smashes

Booze continues to fuel road smashes

| 02/10/2017 | 57 Comments
(CNS): Drivers who get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol remain the main cause of the high numbers of collisions on Cayman’s roads, police have said, adding that this was compounded last weekend by the wet weather. Officers faced another three days of trouble on the roads, with 22 crashe [...]

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Marl truck overturns at Grand Harbour roundabout

Marl truck overturns at Grand Harbour roundabout

| 17/08/2017 | 55 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED – Police have confirmed that the driver of the dump truck loaded with sand, which overturned at the Grand Harbour roundabout Wednesday afternoon, received minor injuries after he lost control of the vehicle. The truck lost its load on the road at around 5pm, causing havoc with th [...]

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Speed and booze fuelling road crashes

Speed and booze fuelling road crashes

| 31/07/2017 | 52 Comments
(CNS): Despite the summer decrease in traffic volume, the police had another weekend full of road smashes, with 26 motor vehicle accidents being reported since Friday. Several were serious, and while no one was killed, police said in most cases speed and alcohol were to blame, as well as a lack of [...]

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Police plan summer traffic clampdown

Police plan summer traffic clampdown

| 06/07/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): Police are urging the community to use the new RCIPS ‘Bridge’ app to alert officers to any traffic infraction concerns they have, as they are planning a number of traffic operations this summer to clamp down on rogue drivers. The RCIPS issued 16 tickets Wednesday when they conduct [...]

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Police clamp down on obscured car plates

Police clamp down on obscured car plates

| 26/05/2017 | 47 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Traffic Unit is warning drivers that they will be enforcing the law regarding the need for an unobstructed display of all vehicle licence plates. With car thefts on the increase and stolen vehicles being used in crimes, police stressed the importance of being able to see licence pl [...]

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Support cop accused of hit and run

Support cop accused of hit and run

| 23/05/2017
(CNS): The RCIPS Professional Standards Unit is conducting an investigation alongside a criminal inquiry after an auxiliary constable was arrested following a hit-and-run Sunday. At around 12:30am Sunday morning, 21 May, officers were called out to the incident by Tropical Plaza on Smith Road, where [...]

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Cyclist injured in hit-and-run

Cyclist injured in hit-and-run

| 10/04/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): A driver of an unidentified car knocked a 69-year-old man off his bicycle and left the scene at the weekend. The victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries, but the driver left before emergency services arrived, according to the police, who are now appealing for witnesses. The collision [...]

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Recent crashes reflect latest statistics

Recent crashes reflect latest statistics

| 14/03/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Two major crashes in the last two days, one where a fire rescue truck ploughed into a light pole and hit a cyclist and the other where a car came off the road and ended up on the ironshore in East End, are examples of the realities underpinning the recently released annual traffic statistics [...]

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