Tag: RCIPS Traffic Management Unit

Traffic unit nets 32 drunks since start of month

Traffic unit nets 32 drunks since start of month

| 19/04/2018 | 47 Comments
(CNS): While enforcement efforts by the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit continues, drivers are still ignoring the rules of the road and police have already arrested 32 drivers this month for getting behind the wheel after drinking. More than half of the drunk drivers were nabbed during the last two w [...]

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Ex-top traffic cop fined $1,500 for drunken smash

Ex-top traffic cop fined $1,500 for drunken smash

| 02/03/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Adrian Barnett, a former head of the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit, was fined $1,500 and lost his licence for one year after he was sentenced this week in connection with his recent driving conviction. Barnett pleaded guilty last month to dangerous driving, driving while impaired and leaving [...]

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Drivers step on the gas along Linford Pierson Highway

Drivers step on the gas along Linford Pierson Highway

| 09/02/2018 | 50 Comments
(CNS): Police say drivers are going too fast along the new parts of the Linford Pierson Highway, claiming they don’t know the speed limit because there are no road signs due to road construction being carried out on the highway. However, the RCIPS noted that there are, in fact, signs at both e [...]

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Ex-traffic police boss admits drunken hit-and-run

Ex-traffic police boss admits drunken hit-and-run

| 29/01/2018 | 57 Comments
(CNS): The former head of the RCIPS traffic unit, Adrian Barnett (54), has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, driving while impaired and leaving the scene of an accident in connection with a smash near the junctions of Linford Pierson Highway, Crewe Road and Shamrock Road last June. A charge of mi [...]

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Ex top traffic cop charged in hit and run

Ex top traffic cop charged in hit and run

| 12/12/2017
(CNS): Inspector Adrian Barnett (53), the former chief of the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit, has been charged with a list of offences in connection with a hit-and-run on Crewe Road in June. Barnett, who lives in George Town, is facing charges of dangerous driving, driving whilst impaired, leaving th [...]

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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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