Tag: speeding

Cops called out to 16 crashes over weekend

Cops called out to 16 crashes over weekend

| 27/10/2021 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Police officers were called out to 16 road collisions over the weekend as the RCIPS relaunched its road safety campaign, Operation Quaker, focusing on nighttime speeding and DUI. Only two people were arrested for drinking and driving, while 12 speeding tickets were issued and another two dozen tickets were issued for other traffic offences. […]

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Cops switch focus to night speeders

Cops switch focus to night speeders

| 21/10/2021 | 115 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS road safety enforcement campaign, Operation Quaker, is resuming tomorrow with a new target in mind: night time speeders. From Friday, traffic cops will shift the focus of the traffic operation to people speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol after dark. The police said this is when and why most serious […]

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Rogue drivers cause 40 weekend smashes

Rogue drivers cause 40 weekend smashes

| 13/08/2021 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Last weekend traffic cops arrested eight people on suspicion of DUI, one for being in charge of a vehicle whilst under the influence of alcohol and two for driving while disqualified. According to the police “just under 35 tickets” were issued, largely for speeding and illegal tint, and officers responded to almost 40 crashes […]

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Brunch focus nets just nine drunk drivers

Brunch focus nets just nine drunk drivers

| 30/06/2021 | 84 Comments

(CNS): Operation Quaker, the RCIPS’ latest road safety and enforcement campaign, focused on drivers leaving Sunday brunch events this weekend, which resulted in just nine people arrested for driving under the influence. Officers at road blocks and on patrol also issued 54 speeding tickets and dealt with 27 other traffic offenses, such as using a […]

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Two dozen weekend crashes reported

Two dozen weekend crashes reported

| 22/06/2021 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Police attended two dozen crashes, one of them serious, over the Father’s Day weekend. They also issued 50 tickets, most of them for speeding, and arrested eleven drivers for drinking and driving, as the road safety campaign, Operation Quaker, continued. According to the RCIPS, officers on Grand Cayman carried out high visibility patrols and […]

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Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

| 16/06/2021 | 31 Comments

(CNS): As police continue Operation Quaker, the latest road safety campaign focusing on weekend driving, the holiday weekend saw an increase again in crashes and traffic offences after a decline during the previous regular weekend. Between 11 and 14 June, officers on Grand Cayman arrested 13 drunk drivers and issued around 60 tickets, mostly for […]

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Operation Quaker targets bad weekend driving

Operation Quaker targets bad weekend driving

| 28/05/2021 | 131 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is beginning a road safety and enforcement campaign this weekend to target the particularly bad driving at the weekends. Operation Quakers will focus on curbing reckless and dangerous driving when the worst incidents have been occurring. It will see an increased police presence and traffic enforcement during key hours, including speeding enforcement […]

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Traffic remains key issue for cops

Traffic remains key issue for cops

| 13/05/2021 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Poor behaviour by drivers as well as the amount of traffic on the roads that is fuelling the Cayman Islands’ high per capita crash rate will continue to be major issues for the police, senior RCIPS officers said at a press briefing Wednesday, when the annual statistics for road collisions, offences and fatalities in […]

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RCIPS nets 20+ drunk drivers in one month

RCIPS nets 20+ drunk drivers in one month

| 01/03/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS): More than 20 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol last month, with some being more than three times over the legal limit. Given the role that drinking plays in the significant number of smashes on Cayman’s roads every day, traffic officers said they are being extra vigilant during their patrols […]

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Driver in head-on smash arrested

Driver in head-on smash arrested

| 01/02/2021

(CNS): Police have arrested a 30-year-old man from George Town on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident following a major smash on the West Bay Road on Sunday, 24 January. Officer were looking for the driver of a white Chevy Equinox for a week after he fled from the hospital in an attempt […]

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Cops hunt driver in head-on crash

Cops hunt driver in head-on crash

| 28/01/2021 | 39 Comments

(CNS): The police are appealing to the public to help them find a driver who fled from the hospital in an attempt to evade police, after causing a head-on collision when he drove on the wrong side of the road Sunday night. At around 8:15pm, the man, who was driving a white Chevy Equinox, drove […]

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